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Jackson County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2016: 3,323 (all rural); it was 2,930 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 187
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 471
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 601
Renter-occupied apartments: 338 (it was 344 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

32%

Land area: 1869 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (61.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 13%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 79%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Jackson County, South Dakota:

  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (51.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years
Males: 1,705  (51.3%)
Females: 1,618  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Jackson County:

3.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,414 ($23,945 in 1999)

This county:

$43,414
South Dakota:

$54,467

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $206 (lower quartile is $113, upper quartile is $337)
This county:

$206
State:

$601


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,920 (it was $32,100 in 2000)
Jackson:

$59,920
South Dakota:

$160,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,282 - $102,784

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $226,979
Here:

$226,979
State:

$188,004

Mobile homes: $46,266
Here:

$46,266
State:

$55,898
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Institutionalized population: 23
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,165 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $722 (1.1%)

Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.5%
Jackson County:

34.5%
South Dakota:

13.3%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.0% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 30.0 years old
(Males: 30.8 years old, Females: 29.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, American Indian residents: 23.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kadoka, Wanblee, Interior, Belvidere, Cottonwood.

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Jackson County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 12.1 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 4.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significantly below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hancock County, Maine , Knox County, Maine , Bonneville County, Idaho , Worcester County, Massachusetts , Clinton County, Michigan , Lincoln County, Idaho , Renville County, Minnesota , Ottawa County, Michigan , Watonwan County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 137
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (22.6% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

2.2%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 5
  • 2000 to 2009: 41
  • 1990 to 1999: 1
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • Before 1970: 0
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.8%

Jackson County marital status for males Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 876
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 20 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 289
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 150 (1 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 461

Here:

24.5% with mortgage
State:

56.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,0905
Mainline Protestant3833
Evangelical Protestant2132
Other66-
None1,279-
Jackson 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
Jackson County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


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

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jackson County:

21.61 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

10.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

32.4%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 3866 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,157
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $26.74
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: 91.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,492
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,070
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
Corn for grain: 2013 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 16711 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 38% 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 449.0 miles away from Jackson County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 218.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from the county center
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 116.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from Jackson County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 604.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2015 to June 24, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4233: July 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4233, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 03, 2013 to October 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4155: November 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4155, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: November 05, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1811: December 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1811, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • 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 and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: May 01, 2008 to May 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1759: May 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1759, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • 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: April 18, 2006 to April 20, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1647: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1647, 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 28, 2004 to June 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1531: July 20, 2004, FEMA Id: 1531, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Guatemala (66%)
  • Korea (21%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (6%)
  • Liberia (4%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson County (%):

  • German (10%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • American (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 602 (54.6%)
  • Carpooled: 68 (6.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (1.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 198 (18.0%)
  • Worked at home: 199 (18.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

23 people in nursing homes
23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $32,874.

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
South Dakota average:

7.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.32% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($14,339 average AGI)
2.92% relocated from other states ($10,274 average AGI)
Jackson County:

2.92%
South Dakota average:

3.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pennington County, SD  1.28% ($19,909 average AGI)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
South Dakota average:

7.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.23% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($16,161 average AGI)
2.35% relocated to other states ($7,143 average AGI)
Jackson County:

2.35%
South Dakota average:

3.55%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pennington County, SD  1.41% ($21,833 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.3

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 18.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 19.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 393 (354 aged, 39 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 57 (7%)

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 Jackson County, South Dakota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (52)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (24)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (24)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (13)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,484
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,295
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,323
  • In family households: 2,787 (349 male householders, 311 female householders)
    448 spouses, 1,079 children (992 natural, 56 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 311 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 155 other relatives, 58 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 419 (193 male householders (184 living alone)), 138 female householders (98 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 113

Size of family households: 236 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 76 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 284 1-person, 47 2-persons.

501 married couples with children.
244 single-parent households (80 men, 164 women).

84.8% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
10.6% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $28,978,000 ($9,992 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $132,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,378,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,646,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,878,000
Federal grants: $5,719,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,087,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,270,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $646,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,251,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,762,000

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

Births: 285
Here:

100 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 141
Here:

49 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: -208
Here -73 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 49
  • 2010 to 2013: 24
  • 2000 to 2009: 89
  • 1990 to 1999: 186
  • 1980 to 1989: 182
  • 1970 to 1979: 262
  • 1960 to 1969: 147
  • 1950 to 1959: 79
  • 1940 to 1949: 80
  • 1939 or earlier: 214
Note: State values scaled to Jackson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 73
  • 5 rooms: 197
  • 6 rooms: 138
  • 7 rooms: 50
  • 8 rooms: 48
  • 9+ rooms: 66
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 81
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 71
  • 6 rooms: 90
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 156
  • 3 bedrooms: 300
  • 4 bedrooms: 79
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 96
  • 2 bedrooms: 77
  • 3 bedrooms: 129
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 100
  • 2 vehicles: 217
  • 3 vehicles: 159
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 82
  • no vehicle: 98
  • 1 vehicle: 175
  • 2 vehicles: 78
  • 3 vehicles: 29
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

90% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in South Dakota.

Jackson County:

90.5%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 2,606
  • Other state: 638
  • Northeast: 41
  • Midwest: 374
  • South: 80
  • West: 142

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55.2%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Wood (9.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.9%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.5%)
  • Electricity (29.9%)
  • Utility gas (8.9%)
  • Wood (8.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

0.5%
South Dakota:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

7.1%
South Dakota:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $430,000
    Financial Administration: $203,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Central Staff Services: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Police Protection: $58,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $77,000
    General - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $416,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $46,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $154,000
    All Other: $68,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $270,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • Tax - Property: $603,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $543,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 128
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 81
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 36
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 61
Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Jackson County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George976.0 years
James975.2 years
John878.6 years
Joseph877.0 years
Paul765.5 years
Harold779.4 years
William778.1 years
Ruth677.3 years
Mary681.2 years
Agnes577.2 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown866.5 years
Olson776.6 years
Smith776.4 years
Ashley676.2 years
Allen678.3 years
Young674.8 years
Uhlir675.5 years
Peterson571.8 years
Gropper580.6 years
Quiver568.8 years

Jackson County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"