County population in 2014: 1,396 (all rural); it was 1,671 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 186 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 262 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 486 Renter-occupied apartments: 152 (it was 193 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 861 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile (very low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hyde County: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,259 (1.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,060 (1.6%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.2%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for American Indian residents)
Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 1 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hyde 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.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Hyde County: Midway Drive-In (A), Central Speedway (B), Camp Da-Ko-Ta (C), South Hand Fire Department (D), Rockdale Township Hall (E), Logan Township Hall (F), Grand Township Hall (G), Hiland Township Hall (H), Cedar Township Hall (I), Polo Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Hyde County include: Pleasant Valley Church (A), Saint Michael Church (B), Ebenezer Church (C), Carlton Community Church (D), Sunbeam Church (E), Cedar Church (F), Beulah Church (G), Greenleaf Church (H), Rose Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Wessington Cemetery (1), Alden Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Sunbeam Cemetery (4), G A R Cemetery (5), Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery (6), Rosehill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wall Lake (A), Matter Lake (B), Spring Lake (C), Mittelstedt Slough (D), Costigan Slough (E), Dienslake Lake (F), Jones Lake (G), Lake Louise (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Creeks: Campbell Creek (A), Bryant Creek (B), Little Turtle Creek (C), Shaefer Creek (D), Sand Creek (E), Ree Creek (F), Pearl Creek (G), North Wolf Creek (H), Lost Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Hyde County include: Curtis State Public Shooting Area (1), Collins Slough State Public Shooting Area (2), Wall Lake State Public Shooting Area (3), Rose Hill Recreation Area (4), Lake Louise Recreational Area and Wildlife Refuge (5), Hawkins State Public Shooting Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 20 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.5% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
Number of foreign born residents: 5 (100% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
1995 to March 2000: 0
1990 to 1994: 0
1985 to 1989: 0
1980 to 1984: 0
1975 to 1979: 0
1970 to 1974: 0
1970 to 1974: 0
1965 to 1969: 5
Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.7%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 644
One, attached: 11
3 or 4: 13
5 to 9: 10
10 to 19: 3
20 or more: 2
Mobile homes: 81
Housing units in Hyde County with a mortgage: 87 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 207
0.0% with mortgage
60.6% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Hyde County
Hyde 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
6.87 / 10,000 pop.
2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
6.87 / 10,000 pop.
6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Agriculture in Hyde County:
Average size of farms: 2507 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $122,032 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $52.16 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: 78.78% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $118,243 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.80% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $122,996 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.56% Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.11 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.25% Corn for grain: 5458 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 17605 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 4252 harvested acres
Hyde County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 3178695.8 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 6/18/1964, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Hyde County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 68% 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 551.0 miles away from Hyde 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 25.2 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 341.4 miles away from the county center On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 183.3 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 128.3 miles away from Hyde 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 73.1 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 DakotaFlooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1984): May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1984, Natural disaster type: Flood
South DakotaFlooding, Incident Period: March 10, 2010 to June 20, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1915): May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1915, Natural disaster type: Flood
South DakotaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1887): March 10, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1887, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
South DakotaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 6, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3234): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
South DakotaSevere Storm, Incident Period: June 7, 2005 to June 8, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1596): July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1596, Natural disaster type: Storm
South DakotaSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 3, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1173): April 7, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1173, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
South DakotaSevere Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 3, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1156): January 10, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
South DakotaSevere Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: March 1, 1995 to June 20, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1052): May 26, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1052, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
South DakotaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 13, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1045): March 14, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1045, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
South DakotaDrought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3015): June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3015, Natural disaster type: Drought
1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Hyde County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
Transportation occupations (5%)
Material moving occupations (5%)
Sales and related occupations (5%)
Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
Management occupations (16%)
Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
Healthcare support occupations (8%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Other Northern Europe (40%)
Most common first ancestries reported in Hyde County (%):
United States or American (8%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 477 (61%)
Carpooled: 68 (9%)
Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
Bicycle: 2 (0%)
Walked: 76 (10%)
Other means: 2 (0%)
Worked at home: 161 (20%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)
37 people in nursing homes
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilitiesAverage gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,385.
5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,903 average adjusted gross income)
South Dakota average:
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in South Dakota.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
7.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,953 average adjusted gross income)
South Dakota average:
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.57% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($24,256 average AGI)
2.15% relocated to other states ($7,698 average AGI)
South Dakota average:
Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Births per 1000 population in Hyde County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6 Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population in Hyde County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hyde County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9% Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hyde County
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hyde County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 330 (313 aged, 17 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 27 (8%)
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Most common underlying causes of death in Hyde County, South Dakota in 1999 - 2014:
Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (54)
Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (27)
Congestive heart failure (18)
Atherosclerotic heart disease (17)
Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (17)
Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (16)
314 married couples with children.
91 single-parent households (34 men, 57 women).
91.0% of residents of Hyde County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $18,236,000 ($11299 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $119,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,010,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,192,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,179,000 Federal grants: $3,520,000 Federal procurement contracts: $78,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $257,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $75,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $251,000 Federal Government insurance: $16,540,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
61 per 1000 residents
72 per 1000 residents
82 per 1000 residents
48 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+5 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -18
-11 per 1000 residents
-1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hyde 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:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 7
2000 to 2004: 56
1990 to 1999: 28
1980 to 1989: 59
1970 to 1979: 88
1960 to 1969: 116
1950 to 1959: 53
1940 to 1949: 57
1939 or earlier: 241
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hyde County, South Dakota
70% of Hyde County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in South Dakota.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 1397
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $11,300
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hyde County