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Davison County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2021: 20,251 (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: 47 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Davison County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.8%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Davison County, SD (2021)
    • 17,97088.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7243.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7043.5%Two or more races
    • 3781.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2121.0%Asian alone
    • 1880.9%Some other race alone
    • 1360.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

39.8 years
South Dakota median age:

37.6 years
Males: 9,982  (49.3%)
Females: 10,269  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Davison County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,670 ($33,476 in 1999)
This county:

$52,670
South Dakota:

$66,143

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $689 (lower quartile is $473, upper quartile is $844)
This county:

$689
State:

$722


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $183,367 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Davison:

$183,367
South Dakota:

$219,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,284 - $264,147

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $208,295
Here:

$208,295
State:

$269,062

Townhouses or other attached units: $226,246
Here:

$226,246
State:

$323,725

In 2-unit structures: $55,454
Here:

$55,454
State:

$183,966

Mobile homes: $20,988
Here:

$20,988
State:

$79,179

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,156
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $523

Institutionalized population: 372

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 44 buildings, average cost: $292,300
  • 2020: 30 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2019: 30 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2018: 30 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2013: 35 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2005: 87 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $76,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Davison, SD residents
Average permit cost in Davison, SD
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,207 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,194 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Davison, SD in 2021
Distribution of house value in Davison, SD in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Davison, SD in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 14.1%
Davison County:

14.1%
South Dakota:

12.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.0% for American Indian residents, 27.1% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.8 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 40.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 43.9 years old, American Indian residents: 28.7 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 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 March 2023:
Here:

1.6%
South Dakota:

1.8%

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: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 350 (37.3% naturalized citizens)

Davison County:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1462010 or later
  • 822000 to 2009
  • 421990 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: 6,303
  • One, attached: 280
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 499
  • 5 to 9: 572
  • 10 to 19: 539
  • 20 to 49: 467
  • 50 or more: 426
  • Mobile homes: 494

Housing units in Davison County with a mortgage: 2,816 (180 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 131 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 209

Here:

0.9% with mortgage
State:

97.5% 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 2021 - Davison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,657 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 661 (5.6%)
  • Bus: 39 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 170 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 280 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 924 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • Guatemala (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Davison County


  • German (40%)
  • American (17%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • European (3%)

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 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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $84,816.

6.94% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($48,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
South Dakota average:

8.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.41% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($29,083 average AGI)
2.53% relocated from other states ($19,128 average AGI)
Davison County:

2.53%
South Dakota average:

4.11%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.83% ($39,433 average AGI)
from Hanson County, SD  0.33% ($46,778)
from Hutchinson County, SD  0.32% ($86,538)


6.85% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($47,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
South Dakota average:

7.42%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.78% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($31,493 average AGI)
2.07% relocated to other states ($15,768 average AGI)
Davison County:

2.07%
South Dakota average:

3.31%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.00% ($38,222 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.51% ($55,073)
to Aurora County, SD  0.31% ($35,840)
to Hutchinson County, SD  0.25% ($35,100)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.9

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: 20,251
  • Male householders: 4,182 (1,527 living alone), Female householders: 4,581 (1,692 living alone)
  • 4,057 spouses (4,008 opposite-sex spouses), 622 unmarried partners, (561 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,836 children (4,649 natural, 92 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 177 grandchildren, 99 brothers or sisters, 156 parents, 19 foster children, 227 other relatives, 386 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 979

Size of family households: 2,619 2-persons, 789 3-persons, 805 4-persons, 620 5-persons, 113 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,219 1-person, 390 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 15 6-persons.

3,139 married couples with children.
1,083 single-parent households (405 men, 678 women).

97.3% of residents of Davison speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% 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:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 132020 or later
  • 8962010 to 2019
  • 8472000 to 2009
  • 6771990 to 1999
  • 7221980 to 1989
  • 1,5811970 to 1979
  • 7291960 to 1969
  • 1,1171950 to 1959
  • 4181940 to 1949
  • 2,5281939 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
  • 12 rooms
  • 683 rooms
  • 6554 rooms
  • 7145 rooms
  • 8576 rooms
  • 8147 rooms
  • 1,0488 rooms
  • 1,4129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 2151 room
  • 2272 rooms
  • 5253 rooms
  • 8174 rooms
  • 7185 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 1077 rooms
  • 2218 rooms
  • 1619+ 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
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1,1762 bedrooms
  • 2,1433 bedrooms
  • 1,3524 bedrooms
  • 8225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Davison County, South Dakota
  • 248no bedroom
  • 8811 bedroom
  • 1,3042 bedrooms
  • 4593 bedrooms
  • 1864 bedrooms
  • 825+ 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
  • 42no vehicle
  • 9751 vehicle
  • 2,1762 vehicles
  • 1,4793 vehicles
  • 6124 vehicles
  • 2725+ 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
  • 493no vehicle
  • 1,6231 vehicle
  • 8392 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

85.2% of Davison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in South Dakota.

Davison County:

85.2%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 14,986
  • Other state: 4,855
  • Northeast: 344
  • Midwest: 2,713
  • South: 822
  • West: 975
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
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 197
Here:

9.7%
South Dakota:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

4.2%
South Dakota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 548
Here:

56.8%
South Dakota:

17.1%

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: $1,070,000
    Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Regular Highways: $3,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,188,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $958,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $804,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Health - Other: $262,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $168,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
    Other: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
    Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
    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
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,641,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Rents: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,229,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,153,000
    Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,818,000
    Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,041,000
    : $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,070,000
    Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Regular Highways: $3,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,188,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $958,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $804,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Health - Other: $262,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $168,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
    Other: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
    Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
    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
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,641,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Rents: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,229,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,153,000
    Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,818,000
    Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,041,000
    : $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,070,000
    Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Regular Highways: $3,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,188,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $958,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $804,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Health - Other: $262,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $168,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
    Other: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
    Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
    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
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,641,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Rents: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,229,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,153,000
    Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,818,000
    Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,041,000
    : $3,779,000

Davison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,070,000
    Other: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $125,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,152,000
    Regular Highways: $3,275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,476,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,280,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,188,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,029,000
    Financial Administration: $958,000
    Financial Administration: $948,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $875,000
    Police Protection: $804,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    General Public Buildings: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $301,000
    Health - Other: $262,000
    Health - Other: $225,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $169,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $168,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000
    Other: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000
    Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $29,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
    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
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,641,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,554,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000
    Rents: $78,000
    Rents: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,229,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,638,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,153,000
    Highways: $1,906,000
    General Local Government Support: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $407,000
    Other: $25,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,818,000
    Property: $6,232,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $574,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $569,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,041,000
    : $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"