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Davison County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 20,191 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 18,741 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,126
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,004
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,684
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,166 (it was 2,901 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

32%

Land area: 435 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Davison County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Manufacturing (15.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Davison County, SD (2019)
    • 17,97290.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6413.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4182.1%Two or more races
    • 4012.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2771.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1500.8%Asian alone
    • 460.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.3 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 10,076  (49.9%)
Females: 10,115  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Davison County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,661 ($33,476 in 1999)
This county:

$51,661
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $671 (lower quartile is $494, upper quartile is $861)
This county:

$671
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,272 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Davison:

$171,272
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,273 - $251,037

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $188,304
Here:

$188,304
State:

$222,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,975
Here:

$195,975
State:

$231,929

In 2-unit structures: $66,421
Here:

$66,421
State:

$201,138

Mobile homes: $17,935
Here:

$17,935
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,243
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $487

Institutionalized population: 372

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 6
  • Auto thefts: 2
Davison County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2005: 87 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2013: 35 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2018: 30 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2019: 30 buildings, average cost: $218,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Davison, SD residents
Average permit cost in Davison, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,150 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,156 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Davison, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Davison, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Davison, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
Davison County:

12.9%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.4% for American Indian residents, 14.9% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.3 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 41.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.9 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 29.7 years old, Asian residents: 45.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 33.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Davison County is $394 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $663 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mitchell, Mount Vernon, Ethan, Loomis.

Davison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Davison County: Rosedale Colony (A), Riverside Camp (B), Rosedale Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Emery Cemetery (1), Graceland Cemetery (2), New Hope Cemetery (3), Green Hill Cemetery (4), Elfert Cemetery (5), Saint Peter Cemetery (6), Saint Martins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Lake Eli (B), Lutz Lake (C), Long Lake (D), Welker Lake (E), Ethan Lake (F), Hanson Lake (G), Lake Fulton (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bloom Creek (A), Pierre Creek (B), Johnson Creek (C), Firesteel Creek (D), Enemy Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Davison County include: Long Lake State Public Shooting Area (1), Spencer State Public Shooting Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Charles Mix County , Custer County , Jerauld County , Nobles County, Minnesota , Olmsted County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Davison, SD
County total employment by year in Davison, SD
County average yearly wages by year in Davison, SD

Current college students: 1,283
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 434 (51.3% naturalized citizens)

Davison County:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1702010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 211990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 51Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.9%

Davison County marital status for males Davison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,328
  • One, attached: 342
  • Two: 122
  • 3 or 4: 506
  • 5 to 9: 449
  • 10 to 19: 389
  • 20 to 49: 620
  • 50 or more: 472
  • Mobile homes: 431

Housing units in Davison County with a mortgage: 3,066 (74 second mortgage, 274 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,243

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Davison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0544
Mainline Protestant5,00411
Evangelical Protestant2,96120
Other1792
None5,306-
Davison County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Davison County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Davison County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Davison County:

7.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Davison County:

27.7%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Davison County:

Average size of farms: 579 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,860
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $104.41
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,787
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $94,460
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.77%
Corn for grain: 54529 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10628 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 58950 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Davison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 1966237.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 151 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/30/1998, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Davison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Davison County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 626.8 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Davison County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4527, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: September 9, 2019 - September 26, 2019, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4469-SD: November 18, 2019, FEMA Id: 4469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4440, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 08, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1702: May 22, 2007, FEMA Id: 1702, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1620: December 20, 2005, FEMA Id: 1620, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 06, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3234: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 03, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1173: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1173, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1156: January 10, 1997, FEMA Id: 1156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • South Dakota Ice Storms, Incident Period: October 22, 1995 to October 24, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1075: January 05, 1996, FEMA Id: 1075, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1995 to June 20, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1052: May 26, 1995, FEMA Id: 1052, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Davison County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Davison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,257 (86.3%)
  • Carpooled: 592 (5.0%)
  • Bus: 188 (1.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 162 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 290 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 384 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (19%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Brazil (13%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Philippines (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Davison County


  • German (37%)
  • American (14%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • Dutch (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Davison County, South Dakota in 2000:

  • 244 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 75 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Davison County, South Dakota in 2010:

  • 326 people in college/university student housing
  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,362.

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.52% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($28,987 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($13,845 average AGI)
Davison County:

2.20%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.81% ($45,288 average AGI)
from Hanson County, SD  0.48% ($85,538)
from Aurora County, SD  0.26% ($46,238)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.80% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($26,346 average AGI)
2.45% relocated to other states ($12,267 average AGI)
Davison County:

2.45%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.01% ($40,723 average AGI)
to Hanson County, SD  0.45% ($38,432)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.32% ($81,269)
to Pennington County, SD  0.29% ($48,542)
to Sanborn County, SD  0.28% ($32,826)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Davison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Davison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Davison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Davison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Davison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Davison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Davison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,547 (3,000 aged, 547 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 353 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Davison County, South Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (268)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (239)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (224)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (144)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (89)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (79)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (26)
  • Unspecified dementia (13)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,407
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,121
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,462

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,763
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,310

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 117

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 27

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,191
  • Male householders: 4,675 (1,540 living alone), Female householders: 4,215 (1,421 living alone)
  • 4,371 spouses (4,344 opposite-sex spouses), 573 unmarried partners, (573 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,472 children (4,180 natural, 67 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 60 brothers or sisters, 104 parents, 61 foster children, 89 other relatives, 451 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,050

Size of family households: 2,873 2-persons, 1,123 3-persons, 729 4-persons, 386 5-persons, 75 6-persons, 120 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,982 1-person, 378 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 10 6-persons.

2,826 married couples with children.
1,220 single-parent households (329 men, 891 women).

96.2% of residents of Davison speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $112,172,000 ($5,901 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,444,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,529,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,497,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,905,000
Federal grants: $21,218,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,119,000 ($239,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,904,000 ($5,724,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $520,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,965,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,067,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,306
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 996
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +68
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -311
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Davison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.05 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 3582014 or later
  • 3862010 to 2013
  • 9782000 to 2009
  • 9121990 to 1999
  • 7391980 to 1989
  • 1,5661970 to 1979
  • 7271960 to 1969
  • 8311950 to 1959
  • 4631940 to 1949
  • 2,6331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 4064 rooms
  • 7675 rooms
  • 9906 rooms
  • 7567 rooms
  • 8408 rooms
  • 1,4309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 3761 room
  • 2192 rooms
  • 5383 rooms
  • 8454 rooms
  • 6615 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 2707 rooms
  • 1668 rooms
  • 2289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1901 bedroom
  • 1,0622 bedrooms
  • 1,8453 bedrooms
  • 1,5174 bedrooms
  • 7165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 325no bedroom
  • 9861 bedroom
  • 1,2102 bedrooms
  • 5733 bedrooms
  • 4414 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Davison County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Davison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Davison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 77no vehicle
  • 8701 vehicle
  • 1,9352 vehicles
  • 1,3513 vehicles
  • 6894 vehicles
  • 3985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Davison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Davison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 577no vehicle
  • 1,5701 vehicle
  • 9992 vehicles
  • 2903 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles

80.2% of Davison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in South Dakota.

Davison County:

80.2%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,346
  • Other state: 5,245
  • Northeast: 434
  • Midwest: 2,939
  • South: 588
  • West: 1,218
Year householders moved into unit in Davison County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Davison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 7.4%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 243
Here:

12.4%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 113
Here:

11.3%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 511
Here:

55.6%
South Dakota:

13.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Davison County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,728,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,728,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,728,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,728,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,779,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 358
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 301
  • Number of recipients under 18: 37
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 227
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 94
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 210
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 139
Most common first names in Davison County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14978.8 years
Mary14682.2 years
William12578.6 years
George8578.5 years
Anna8385.1 years
Robert8371.9 years
Helen7183.1 years
Margaret6883.3 years
James6573.7 years
Charles6377.5 years
Most common last names in Davison County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9578.3 years
Smith5978.8 years
Miller5078.7 years
Anderson4281.2 years
Jones3682.2 years
Peterson3377.5 years
Hohn3075.5 years
Nelson2783.3 years
Carlson2681.2 years
Thompson2575.9 years
Businesses in Davison County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
Best Western1New Balance2
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Slumberland1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS4
Kmart1Vans1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Davison County on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"