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Lincoln County, South Dakota (SD)


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County population in 2012: 48,296 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 24,131 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,434
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,608
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,998
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,607 (it was 1,784 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 578 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 81 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.3%), Retail trade (10.6%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lincoln County, South Dakota:


Median resident age:  32.0 years
South Dakota median age:  36.0 years

Males: 22,193  (26.9%)
Females: 22,635  (73.1%)

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Lincoln County,SD real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $61,711 ($48,338 in 1999)
This county:

$61711
South Dakota:

$45043

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $579 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $833)
This county:

$579
State:

$443


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $173,880 (it was $103,500 in 2000)
Lincoln County:

$173,880
South Dakota:

$126,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $127,944 - $255,360

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $183,404
Here:

$183,404
State:

$158,814

Townhouses or other attached units: $229,029
Here:

$229,029
State:

$180,371

In 2-unit structures: $304,777
Here:

$304,777
State:

$197,622

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,567
Here:

$102,567
State:

$186,870

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,099,542
Here:

$1,099,542
State:

$126,685

Mobile homes: $72,207
Here:

$72,207
State:

$34,151
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,296
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 258

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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


Lincoln County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,225 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,722 (1.3%)


Lincoln County household income distribution in 2009 Lincoln County home values distribution


Lincoln County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 3.8%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 32 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 33 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.4%
Whole state:

13.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

Area name: Sioux Falls, SD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.

Cities in this county include: Canton, Lennox, Tea, Harrisburg, Worthing, Shindler, Hudson, Fairview.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Local government website: www.lincolncountysd.org/LincolnCounty/default.aspx

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lincoln County: Worthing Fire Department (A), Bethesda Homes (B), Tea Community Library (C), Twelve - Step Living Corporation Tallgrass Recovery Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln County include: Zion Church (A), Romsdal Church (B), Grand Valley Church (C), Skresfrud Church (D), Delaware Church (E), Springdale Church (F), Brooklyn Church (G), Trinity Church (H), Beaver Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Worthing Cemetery (1), Tuntland Cemetery (2), Bethany Cemetery (3), Tea Cemetery (4), Bonine Cemetery (5), Eden Cemetery (6), Forest Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Albert (A), Carlson Lake (B), Lake Alvin (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Snake Creek (A), Beaver Creek (B), Sargeant Creek (C), Saddle Creek (D), Pattee Creek (E), Haram Creek (F), Spring Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lincoln County include: Newton Hills State Park (1), Ninemile Creek State Shooting Area (2), Lake Alvin State Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Clay County , Minnehaha County , Lyon County, Iowa , Turner County , Union County , Sioux County, Iowa .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 994
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 271 (43% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

1.1%
Whole state:

1.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 28.6%

Lincoln County marital status for males
Lincoln County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 4,267 (573 second mortgage, 518 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,304

Here:

76.6% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.86%
Here43.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 10,584
Total congregations: 30

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents5,714 (54.0%)1,765 (16.7%)804 (7.6%)798 (7.5%)579 (5.5%)
Congregations13 (43.3%)4 (13.3%)2 (6.7%)3 (10.0%)2 (6.7%)
NameLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsPresbyterian Church (USA)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents553 (5.2%)102 (1.0%)93 (0.9%)71 (0.7%)105 (1.0%)
Congregations1 (3.3%)1 (3.3%)1 (3.3%)1 (3.3%)2 (6.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Lincoln County - Canton, Lennox, Tea, Harrisburg, Worthing

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Lincoln County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

13.1%
State:

14.9%


Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 368 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $104,599
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $207.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.76%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,523
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $105,197
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.38%
Corn for grain: 119751 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 127712 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lincoln County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 3.6 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/14/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 93.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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




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





Lincoln County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,043 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,123 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 266 (2%)
  • Other means: 67 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 635 (5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $75,424.

14.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($101,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.87%
South Dakota average:

8.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10.79% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($82,797 average AGI)
4.09% relocated from other states ($19,088 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

4.09%
South Dakota average:

3.82%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Minnehaha County, SD  8.31% ($135,142 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.30% ($40,342)
from Turner County, SD  0.27% ($33,857)
from Lyon County, IA  0.19% ($29,125)
from Yankton County, SD  0.17% ($35,682)
from Sioux County, IA  0.16% ($50,762)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.16% ($58,500)


11.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.20%
South Dakota average:

8.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.04% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($29,338 average AGI)
3.15% relocated to other states ($12,119 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

3.15%
South Dakota average:

3.78%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  6.17% ($42,613 average AGI)
to Turner County, SD  0.29% ($34,657)
to Union County, SD  0.24% ($38,655)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.16% ($49,900)
to Sioux County, IA  0.14% ($29,176)
to Brookings County, SD  0.14% ($21,765)
to Clay County, SD  0.13% ($28,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lincoln County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,916 (1,739 aged, 177 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1371
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 57.26
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 4071.640

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1809.410
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 692.010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.4
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.99

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,544

Size of family households: 5,037 2-persons, 2,675 3-persons, 2,771 4-persons, 1,302 5-persons, 356 6-persons, 146 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,357 1-person, 819 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

96.7% of residents of Lincoln County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,152,000 ($2200 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,538,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,889,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,978,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,692,000
Federal grants: $12,624,000
Federal procurement contracts: $630,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,338,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,221,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $46,136,000
Federal Government insurance: $60,337,000

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

Births: 2,416
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 887
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +105
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,641
Here +229 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 134
  • 4 rooms: 507
  • 5 rooms: 1,180
  • 6 rooms: 1,231
  • 7 rooms: 1,353
  • 8 rooms: 1,029
  • 9+ rooms: 1,529
  • 1 room: 31
  • 2 rooms: 141
  • 3 rooms: 345
  • 4 rooms: 461
  • 5 rooms: 414
  • 6 rooms: 141
  • 7 rooms: 116
  • 8 rooms: 95
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 194
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,379
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,008
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,840
  • 5+ bedrooms: 571
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 474
  • 2 bedrooms: 847
  • 3 bedrooms: 315
  • 4 bedrooms: 103
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 117
  • 1 vehicle: 909
  • 2 vehicles: 3,429
  • 3 vehicles: 1,720
  • 4 vehicles: 570
  • 5+ vehicles: 253
  • no vehicle: 129
  • 1 vehicle: 845
  • 2 vehicles: 646
  • 3 vehicles: 125
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

53% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in South Dakota.

Lincoln County:

53.4%
State average:

56.2%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.7%)
  • Electricity (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (54.3%)
  • Electricity (21.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Other fuel (4.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 243
Here:

7.6%
South Dakota:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

6.6%
South Dakota:

5.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 172
Here:

23.4%
South Dakota:

17.8%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Lincoln County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10477.6 years
Anna5986.1 years
George5981.5 years
William5576.9 years
Henry5480.6 years
Mary4884.4 years
Clarence3478.5 years
Robert3471.3 years
Charles3276.9 years
Alice3082.3 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10880.9 years
Nelson5180.1 years
Anderson4778.9 years
Larson3281.4 years
Olson3178.5 years
Miller3078.0 years
Peterson2881.0 years
Smith2378.4 years
Plucker2181.8 years
Smit2182.6 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Caribou Coffee1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway4
Dairy Queen2The Room Place1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS8
H&R Block1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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