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Pennington County, South Dakota (SD)


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County population in 2012: 104,347 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 88,565 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,968
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,824
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,931
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,459 (it was 11,710 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Land area: 2776 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pennington County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pennington County, South Dakota:


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

Males: 50,306  (43.5%)
Females: 50,642  (56.5%)

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Pennington County,SD real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Pennington County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,323 ($37,485 in 1999)
This county:

$47323
South Dakota:

$45043

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $590 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $757)
This county:

$590
State:

$443


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $159,800 (it was $83,800 in 2000)
Pennington County:

$159,800
South Dakota:

$126,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,900 - $220,500

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $178,861
Here:

$178,861
State:

$158,814

Townhouses or other attached units: $275,865
Here:

$275,865
State:

$180,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,613
Here:

$106,613
State:

$126,685

Mobile homes: $72,828
Here:

$72,828
State:

$34,151

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $183,703
Here:

$183,703
State:

$101,720
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,302
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $405

Institutionalized population: 1,430

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):


Pennington County, SD map from a distance

Health of residents in Pennington County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
78.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
79.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is more than average.
49.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,284 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,859 (1.2%)


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


Pennington County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.5%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.5%
Pennington County:

13.5%
South Dakota:

14.2%
Median age of residents in 2010: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 24 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

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

11.5%
Whole state:

13.2%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

5.8%

Area name: Rapid City, SD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pennington County is $530 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $667 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $883 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rapid City, Rapid Valley, Box Elder, Colonial Pine Hills, Ashland Heights, Wall, Hill City, Green Valley, Johnson Siding, New Underwood.

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

2005 air pollution in Pennington County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.075 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.065 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 38 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 147 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 18 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.pennington.sd.us

Click to draw/clear Pennington County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pennington County: Johnson Ranch (A), Lookout Mill (B), Scott Ranch (C), Rhoads Ranch (D), Reynolds Ranch (E), Peterson Ranch (F), Whispering Pines Campground and Lodging (G), Rushmore Shadows Resort (H), Mount Rushmore KOA (I), Shick Ranch (J), Burnt Ranch (K), Howell Ranch (L), Cornelison Ranch (M), Black Hills Kennel Club (N), Summit Ridge Lookout (O), Wilsey Ranch (P), H O Siding (Q), Berry Ranch (R), White Ranch (S), Elm Creek Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pennington County include: Slate Prairie Church (A), Big Foot Church (B), Emmanuel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul Cemetery (1), Rochford Cemetery (2), Mount Hope Cemetery (3), Rockerville Cemetery (4), Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery (5), Scenic Cemetery (6), Larsen Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Pole Creek Pond Lake (B), Cameron Pond (C), Mud Lake (D), Rogers Lake (E), Duck Lake (F), Pactola Reservoir (G), Kirk Cordes Number 10 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Timber Creek (A), South Victoria Creek (B), Calf Creek (C), Spring Creek (D), Pine Creek (E), Cow Creek (F), Rapid Creek (G), Elk Creek (H), Clear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pennington County include: Pactola Reservoir Recreation Area (1), Presbyterian Church Camp (2), Wheaton College Summer Camp (3), Reno Gulch Park (4), Deerfield Lake Recreation Area (5), Mount Rushmore National Memorial (6), Upper Pine Creek Natural Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Custer County , Weston County, Wyoming , Haakon County , Jackson County , Lawrence County , Meade County , Shannon County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 5,409
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,899 (55% naturalized citizens)

Pennington County:

2.1%
Whole state:

1.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.1%

Pennington County marital status for males
Pennington County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Pennington County with a mortgage: 12,157 (1,422 second mortgage, 1,210 home equity loan, 77 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,763

Here:

71.8% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.76%
Here62.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 55,581
Total congregations: 98

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents24,694 (44.4%)7,479 (13.5%)3,532 (6.4%)2,935 (5.3%)2,692 (4.8%)
Congregations9 (9.2%)7 (7.1%)7 (7.1%)8 (8.2%)7 (7.1%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1,755 (3.2%)1,671 (3.0%)1,621 (2.9%)1,341 (2.4%)7,861 (14.1%)
Congregations3 (3.1%)3 (3.1%)6 (6.1%)3 (3.1%)45 (45.9%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Pennington County - Rapid City, Rapid Valley, Box Elder, Colonial Pine Hills, Ashland Heights

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Pennington County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pennington County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Pennington County:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pennington County:

14.3%
State:

14.9%


Agriculture in Pennington County:

Average size of farms: 1738 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,981
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $66.74
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,725
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,655
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.67%
All wheat for grain: 42340 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Pennington County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 2.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/23/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pennington County-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Pennington County center
On 2/7/2007 at 10:35:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/1998 at 16:26:38, a magnitude 3.4 (3.1 MB, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 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 Pennington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

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




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





Pennington County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,312 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 4,699 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 222 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 56 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 60 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,013 (2%)
  • Other means: 200 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,400 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $51,293.

9.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
South Dakota average:

8.40%


0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($828 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.28%
South Dakota average:

0.10%

3.91% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($12,827 average AGI)
4.96% relocated from other states ($22,194 average AGI)
Pennington County:

4.96%
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 Meade County, SD  1.48% ($30,479 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.37% ($29,662)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.24% ($29,438)
from Custer County, SD  0.24% ($35,057)
from Shannon County, SD  0.15% ($16,702)
from Hughes County, SD  0.12% ($42,000)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.12% ($38,512)


9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
South Dakota average:

8.34%


0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.25%
South Dakota average:

0.08%

3.49% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($12,229 average AGI)
5.31% relocated to other states ($27,333 average AGI)
Pennington County:

5.31%
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 Meade County, SD  1.43% ($34,546 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($42,255)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.26% ($33,474)
to Custer County, SD  0.23% ($34,458)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.18% ($37,108)
to Shannon County, SD  0.14% ($16,962)
to Campbell County, WY  0.12% ($31,739)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.1

Births per 1000 population in Pennington County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Pennington County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pennington County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,099 (10,959 aged, 2,140 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18518.64
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 435.060
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64722.39

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1631.760
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 692.460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.62

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 68.41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 117.550

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.03

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 65.4
  • Poisoning - 42.1
  • Suffocation - 32.7
  • Other - 3.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,373

Size of family households: 12,588 2-persons, 5,681 3-persons, 4,708 4-persons, 2,158 5-persons, 789 6-persons, 399 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,966 1-person, 2,424 2-persons, 350 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

94.9% of residents of Pennington County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $758,251,000 ($8186 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $271,835,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $270,703,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $79,637,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,122,000
Federal grants: $143,895,000
Federal procurement contracts: $46,937,000 ($27,646,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $209,958,000 ($163,277,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,705,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $70,356,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,411,000

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

Births: 7,664
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,757
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +369
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +878
Here +9 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pennington County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.35 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Pennington County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 171
  • 3 rooms: 757
  • 4 rooms: 2,594
  • 5 rooms: 5,010
  • 6 rooms: 4,124
  • 7 rooms: 3,728
  • 8 rooms: 3,176
  • 9+ rooms: 3,335
  • 1 room: 461
  • 2 rooms: 1,539
  • 3 rooms: 2,528
  • 4 rooms: 3,153
  • 5 rooms: 2,070
  • 6 rooms: 931
  • 7 rooms: 497
  • 8 rooms: 335
  • 9+ rooms: 196
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pennington County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 671
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,031
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,094
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,790
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,304
  • no bedroom: 633
  • 1 bedroom: 3,382
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,839
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,111
  • 4 bedrooms: 648
  • 5+ bedrooms: 97
Cars and other vehicles available in Pennington County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 608
  • 1 vehicle: 5,019
  • 2 vehicles: 10,125
  • 3 vehicles: 4,975
  • 4 vehicles: 1,537
  • 5+ vehicles: 667
  • no vehicle: 1,494
  • 1 vehicle: 5,539
  • 2 vehicles: 3,445
  • 3 vehicles: 908
  • 4 vehicles: 232
  • 5+ vehicles: 92

48% of Pennington County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in South Dakota.

Pennington County:

48.3%
State average:

56.2%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $73,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pennington County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.7%)
  • Electricity (15.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (57.8%)
  • Electricity (30.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 826
Here:

7.7%
South Dakota:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 454
Here:

8.5%
South Dakota:

5.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 751
Here:

16.3%
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

Pennington County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Pennington County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Pennington County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Pennington County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED567$154,153632$151,9642,551$153,461292$67,21610$984,400246$177,537158$65,956
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$174,47446$151,652238$163,36121$33,0950$017$176,64718$93,944
APPLICATIONS DENIED84$141,11972$147,375555$151,526119$32,3454$190,75035$134,28685$56,012
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$154,29853$169,623488$167,75650$73,5400$033$156,30331$85,968
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$171,0002$85,00061$159,7213$55,0000$07$143,7140$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$171,52095$175,6424$109,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$173,06321$177,3810$01$146,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$162,25013$169,7691$90,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,0006$154,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$193,0001$144,0000$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Pennington County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40676.2 years
William33074.9 years
Robert31770.2 years
Mary31679.1 years
James24772.5 years
George21976.9 years
Charles21474.7 years
Helen17379.9 years
Donald16771.3 years
Richard15666.5 years
Most common last names in Pennington County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson19677.5 years
Anderson16277.5 years
Smith12077.8 years
Brown8374.2 years
Nelson7675.6 years
Olson7480.4 years
Miller6874.3 years
Peterson6577.6 years
Williams6577.4 years
Wilson6372.9 years
Businesses in Pennington County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Marriott1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets8
AmericInn1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's4
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's4Menards1
Ashley Furniture1Microtel1
AutoZone1Motel 62
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance5
Best Western5Nike12
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King3Olive Garden1
Caribou Coffee1On The Border1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback1
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pac Sun1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza2
Dairy Queen7Payless1
Days Inn2PetSmart1
Deb1Pier 1 Imports1
Decora Cabinetry1Pizza Hut2
Dennys1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DressBarn1Quiznos1
Eddie Bauer1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Ramada1
FedEx8Red Lobster1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ruby Tuesday1
Foot Locker1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop2Safeway2
Gap1Sam's Club1
Goodwill1Sears2
Gymboree1Shoe Carnival1
H&R Block3Slumberland1
Hardee's3Spencer Gifts1
Haworth1Starbucks4
Hobby Lobby1Super 85
Holiday Inn5T.G.I. Driday's1
Hot Topic1T.J.Maxx1
Howard Johnson1Taco Bell2
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1The Room Place1
Jimmy John's2Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York4Travelodge2
Journeys1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS12
Kincaid1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless3
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger3Vons2
La Quinta1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wendy's4
Little Caesars Pizza2Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1
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