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Douglas County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 2,976 (all rural); it was 3,458 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 351
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 616
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,070
Renter-occupied apartments: 243 (it was 251 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Douglas County: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (50.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (21.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Douglas County, SD (2019)
    • 2,79280.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 952.7%Two or more races
    • 621.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 180.5%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

47.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 1,469  (49.4%)
Females: 1,507  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Douglas County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,950 ($28,478 in 1999)
This county:

$59,950
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $404, upper quartile is $573)
This county:

$457
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,512 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Douglas:

$104,512
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,010 - $183,471

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $139,540
Here:

$139,540
State:

$222,394

Mobile homes: $68,482
Here:

$68,482
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $475

Institutionalized population: 95

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

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

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $30,100
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Douglas, SD residents
Average permit cost in Douglas, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,391 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,287 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Douglas, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douglas, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Douglas, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.7%
Douglas County:

5.7%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.6 years old
(Males: 46.2 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, American Indian residents: 63.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 49.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Douglas County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Armour, Corsica, Delmont, New Holland, Harrison.

Douglas 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 Douglas County: Conboys Ranch (A), Bell Ranch (B), Robinson Ranch (C), Fall River Feedyard (D), Trotter Ranch (E), Henderson Ranch (F), Phister Ranch (G), Barkley Ranch (H), Wallace Ranch (I), Eckard (J), Chilson Station (K), Maverick Junction (L), J H Keith Memorial Picnic Area (M), Fossil Point Picnic Area (N), Miller Cabin (O), Z R Ranch (P), Marty Ranch (Q), Line Camp (R), Landers Ranch (S), Johnson Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Duck Creek Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2), Buffalo Gap Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Smithwick Cemetery (5), Hines Cemetery (6), Highland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bockert Reservoir (A), Angostura Reservoir (B), Cottonwood Springs Lake (C), Cold Brook Reservoir (D), Wasserburger Pond (E), Limestone Butte Reservoir (F), Cold Brook Lake (G), Larive Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Plains Creek (A), Piney Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Softwater Creek (D), Lame Johnny Creek (E), Pass Creek (F), Long Hollow Creek (G), Long Branch Creek (H), Lone Well Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Douglas County include: Angostura Reservoir State Recreation Area (1), Fossil Cycad National Monument (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bannock County, Idaho , Oswego County, New York , Ozaukee County, Wisconsin , Mellette County , Sioux County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 41
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 72 (29.8% naturalized citizens)

Douglas County:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 572010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.2%

Douglas County marital status for males Douglas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,267
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 83
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 29
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 47

Housing units in Douglas County with a mortgage: 401 (0 second mortgage, 32 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 598

Here:

40.1% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Douglas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,43311
Mainline Protestant1,1206
Catholic3081
None141-
Douglas 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: 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

26.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

9.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

29.0%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in Douglas County:

Average size of farms: 601 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $157,793
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.97
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $137,737
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $115,446
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.90%
Corn for grain: 50164 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7612 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 55094 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Douglas County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 2529124.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/5/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 617.1 miles away from Douglas County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 78.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.1 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 29.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 195.4 miles away from Douglas 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 371.6 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 Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: April 08, 2013 to April 10, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4115: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4115, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 10, 2010 to June 20, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1915: May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1915, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1887: March 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1887, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 02, 2008 to June 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1774: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1774, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Douglas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,040 (71.1%)
  • Carpooled: 94 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 58 (4.0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 78 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 191 (13.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)

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


  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ukraine (72%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (12%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Douglas County


  • German (37%)
  • Dutch (28%)
  • American (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Ukrainian (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
107 people in nursing homes

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

  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,970.

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.16% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($44,528 average AGI)
1.75% relocated from other states ($23,500 average AGI)
Douglas County:

1.75%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($40,714 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Douglas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Douglas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Douglas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Douglas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 777 (722 aged, 55 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 86 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 30.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,270
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 333
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,723

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,028
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,511
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 30

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,976
  • Male householders: 723 (165 living alone), Female householders: 526 (135 living alone)
  • 862 spouses (862 opposite-sex spouses), 25 unmarried partners, (25 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 699 children (673 natural, 8 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 7 foster children, 1 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 105

Size of family households: 563 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 120 4-persons, 70 5-persons, 49 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 300 1-person, 43 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

607 married couples with children.
52 single-parent households (25 men, 27 women).

97.8% of residents of Douglas speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $25,536,000 ($7,736 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $310,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,088,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,807,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,303,000
Federal grants: $4,738,000
Federal procurement contracts: $319,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,280,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,524,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,913,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,121,000

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

Births: 186
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 221
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -106
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Douglas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • 462014 or later
  • 342010 to 2013
  • 552000 to 2009
  • 1031990 to 1999
  • 1371980 to 1989
  • 1701970 to 1979
  • 1481960 to 1969
  • 1241950 to 1959
  • 1121940 to 1949
  • 5521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 684 rooms
  • 1115 rooms
  • 1836 rooms
  • 1527 rooms
  • 1258 rooms
  • 3539+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • 171 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 814 rooms
  • 305 rooms
  • 216 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 1542 bedrooms
  • 3763 bedrooms
  • 2514 bedrooms
  • 1975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Douglas County, South Dakota
  • 18no bedroom
  • 911 bedroom
  • 472 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 1281 vehicle
  • 3672 vehicles
  • 2403 vehicles
  • 1744 vehicles
  • 935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Douglas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 45no vehicle
  • 611 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 423 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

91.1% of Douglas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in South Dakota.

Douglas County:

91.1%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 2,270
  • Other state: 623
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 463
  • South: 30
  • West: 98
Year householders moved into unit in Douglas County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Douglas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.7%Electricity
  • 39.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

15.5%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

15.5%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

1.7%
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

Douglas County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Police Protection: $212,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $956,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,604,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $588,000

Douglas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Police Protection: $212,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $956,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,604,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $588,000

Douglas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Police Protection: $212,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $956,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,604,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $588,000

Douglas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $246,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    Health - Other: $325,000
    General Public Buildings: $242,000
    Police Protection: $212,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $140,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Corrections - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $30,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $956,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,604,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $588,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 44
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 24
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 17
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 23
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 24
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 11
Most common first names in Douglas County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6180.9 years
William3680.1 years
Henry3082.6 years
Albert2277.1 years
Anna2084.9 years
Mary1888.0 years
Gertrude1581.9 years
Herman1577.9 years
Nellie1480.8 years
Clara1489.0 years
Most common last names in Douglas County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vandenhoek1878.4 years
Devries1676.8 years
Menning1583.1 years
Goehring1478.0 years
Hawley1278.8 years
Beukelman1280.7 years
Plooster1282.1 years
Fink1277.1 years
Meyer1081.7 years
Blume1077.9 years

Businesses in Douglas County, SD

  • True Value: 1

Douglas County on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"