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Faulk County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2016: 2,405 (all rural); it was 2,640 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 247
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 442
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 826
Renter-occupied apartments: 180 (it was 188 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 1000 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Faulk County: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (57.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 25%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Faulk County, SD (2017)
    • 2,24785.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 823.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 542.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.2%Two or more races
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

50.1 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years
Males: 1,210  (50.3%)
Females: 1,195  (49.7%)
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Average household size:
Faulk County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,242 ($30,237 in 1999)
This county:

$47,242
South Dakota:

$56,521

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $453 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$453
State:

$621


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $76,920 (it was $34,100 in 2000)
Faulk:

$76,920
South Dakota:

$167,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $22,606 - $122,841
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,175
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Institutionalized population: 38

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 4
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $333,300
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $284,100
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $259,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Faulk, SD residents
Average permit cost in Faulk, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $855 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $708 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Faulk, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Faulk, SD in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Faulk, SD in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Faulk County:

11.7%
South Dakota:

13.0%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.3% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 50.1 years old
(Males: 50.1 years old, Females: 49.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, American Indian residents: 22.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Faulk 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 $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Faulkton, Cresbard, Seneca, Orient, Rockham, Chelsea, Onaka.

Faulk 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 Faulk County: Pheasant City Drive-In (A), Rockwood Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Faulk County include: Saint Johns Church (A), Emmanuel Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Trinity Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ashton Cemetery (1), Baldwin Cemetery (2), Verdon Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), Tulare Cemetery (5), Buffalo Cemetery (6), Fairview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Alkali Lake (B), Mud Lake (C), Cottonwood Lake (D), Mirage Lake (E), Lake Dudley (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Run (A), Dove Creek (B), Snake Creek (C), Mud Creek (D), Medicine Creek (E), Wolf Creek (F), Turtle Creek (G), Timber Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Faulk County include: Abigail Gardner Rescue Site (1), Armadale Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Teton County, Wyoming , Edmunds County , Hennepin County, Minnesota , Hyde County , Leelanau County, Michigan , McPherson County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
South Dakota:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 27
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (59.1% naturalized citizens)

Faulk County:

0.2%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 47Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.3%

Faulk County marital status for males Faulk County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 975
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 62
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 114

Housing units in Faulk County with a mortgage: 229 (0 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 547

Here:

29.5% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Faulk County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8764
Mainline Protestant6384
Evangelical Protestant1988
None652-
Faulk 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: 1
Faulk County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Faulk County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

17.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Faulk County:

8.3%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Faulk County:

27.3%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in Faulk County:

Average size of farms: 2018 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $240,178
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $120.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $179,503
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $155,254
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.15
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.87%
Corn for grain: 43419 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 61456 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 105818 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Faulk County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 3688918.6 times below overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Faulk County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 70% smaller 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 567.3 miles away from Faulk 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 62.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from the 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 372.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from Faulk 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 94.6 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 Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1984: May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 1984, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 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 Storm, Incident Period: June 07, 2005 to June 08, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1596: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 1596, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 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 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
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 13, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1045: March 14, 1995, FEMA Id: 1045, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1986 to May 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-764: May 03, 1986, FEMA Id: 764, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Faulk County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Faulk

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 771 (65.0%)
  • Carpooled: 88 (7.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 128 (10.8%)
  • Worked at home: 192 (16.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (100%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Faulk County


  • German (49%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Latvian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 39 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 459 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,425.

3.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.05% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($40,192 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.05% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($43,385 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: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Faulk County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Faulk County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Faulk County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Faulk County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Faulk County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulk County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulk County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulk County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Faulk County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 575 (546 aged, 29 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 78 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Faulk County, South Dakota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (46)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (32)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (23)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (18)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (16)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (16)
  • Congestive heart failure (15)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (13)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 41.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,932
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 779
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,407

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,006
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 922

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 42

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,405
  • In family households: 1,567 (264 male householders, 309 female householders)
    499 spouses, 472 children (466 natural, 3 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 1 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 540 (245 male householders (203 living alone)), 195 female householders (173 living alone)), 100 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 301

Size of family households: 334 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 73 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 12 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 375 1-person, 53 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 9 6-persons.

382 married couples with children.
67 single-parent households (31 men, 36 women).

100.5% of residents of Faulk speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $27,308,000 ($11,201 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $164,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,010,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,233,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,499,000
Federal grants: $3,207,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,128,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,249,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $686,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,641,000

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

Births: 131
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 154
Here:

65 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: -224
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Faulk County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • 322014 or later
  • 302010 to 2013
  • 1312000 to 2009
  • 1341990 to 1999
  • 591980 to 1989
  • 701970 to 1979
  • 1191960 to 1969
  • 1731950 to 1959
  • 331940 to 1949
  • 4631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 614 rooms
  • 955 rooms
  • 1046 rooms
  • 1437 rooms
  • 1498 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 333 rooms
  • 594 rooms
  • 275 rooms
  • 456 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 1152 bedrooms
  • 2903 bedrooms
  • 2264 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulk County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 992 bedrooms
  • 663 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulk County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Faulk County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 1301 vehicle
  • 2852 vehicles
  • 1743 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Faulk County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 27no vehicle
  • 861 vehicle
  • 722 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.2% of Faulk County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in South Dakota.

Faulk County:

82.2%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 1,931
  • Other state: 467
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 315
  • South: 64
  • West: 66
Year householders moved into unit in Faulk County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Faulk County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 38.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.7%Electricity
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Coal or coke
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.0%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

15.9%

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

Faulk County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $316,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,716,000
    Other: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,750,000
    Regular Highways: $2,064,000
    Financial Administration: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Police Protection: $288,000
    Correctional Institutions: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,722,000
    Highways: $765,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,062,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $67,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,973,000

Faulk County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $316,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,716,000
    Other: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,750,000
    Regular Highways: $2,064,000
    Financial Administration: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Police Protection: $288,000
    Correctional Institutions: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,722,000
    Highways: $765,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,062,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $67,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,973,000

Faulk County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $316,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,716,000
    Other: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,750,000
    Regular Highways: $2,064,000
    Financial Administration: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Police Protection: $288,000
    Correctional Institutions: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,722,000
    Highways: $765,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,062,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $67,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,973,000

Faulk County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $316,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,716,000
    Other: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,750,000
    Regular Highways: $2,064,000
    Financial Administration: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Police Protection: $288,000
    Correctional Institutions: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,858,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $128,000
    Interest Earnings: $80,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,014,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,722,000
    Highways: $765,000
    Other: $58,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,062,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $67,000
    Other License: $5,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,973,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 46
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 20
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 13
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 10
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 15
Most common first names in Faulk County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1580.5 years
John1580.7 years
Margaret1184.5 years
Anna1086.6 years
William1078.3 years
Clarence1076.1 years
Frank985.5 years
Ernest778.3 years
Charles782.3 years
Walter781.0 years
Most common last names in Faulk County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bowar1180.2 years
Melius1080.4 years
Turner877.0 years
Roseland884.9 years
Holscher879.3 years
Hansen787.8 years
Hanson682.2 years
Roberts678.9 years
Miller684.5 years
Jones685.2 years

Businesses in Faulk County, SD

  • Super 8: 1

Faulk County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"