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"Potato Capital of South Dakota"
Clark is a city in Clark County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Newton Clark, territorial legislator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Clark. For links to other places called Clark, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Clark is 44.877N. The longitude is -97.732W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,798 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,215.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57225 ZIP code.
36% of Clark residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clark ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clark was $14,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Clark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Clark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.
Libraries in Clark include Emil M. Larson Public Library ... View libraries
Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clark political report.
The average commute time for Clark workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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