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Bennett County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 3,480 (all rural); it was 3,574 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 200
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 430
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 668
Renter-occupied apartments: 460 (it was 455 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

32%

Land area: 1185 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bennett County: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.0%), Public administration (14.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.6%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 42%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bennett County, SD (2019)
    • 2,11560.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,13632.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1383.9%Two or more races
    • 982.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 20.06%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

29.1 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 1,726  (49.6%)
Females: 1,754  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Bennett County:

3.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,525 ($25,313 in 1999)
This county:

$48,525
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $200 (lower quartile is $118, upper quartile is $453)
This county:

$200
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,031 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Bennett:

$84,031
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,166 - $144,030
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $948
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $493

Institutionalized population: 37

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 0
Bennett County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $138,800
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Bennett, SD residents
Average permit cost in Bennett, SD
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,456 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,506 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Bennett, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bennett, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bennett, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 32.6%
Bennett County:

32.6%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.7% for American Indian residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 29.1 years old
(Males: 25.8 years old, Females: 31.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.1 years old, Black residents: 27.0 years old, American Indian residents: 21.1 years old, Asian residents: 41.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bennett 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: Martin, Allen.

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

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Neighboring counties: Niagara County, New York , Orleans County, New York , St. Clair County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 170
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 30 (26.5% naturalized citizens)

Bennett County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

Bennett County marital status for males Bennett County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,018
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 20 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 125

Housing units in Bennett County with a mortgage: 235 (0 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 375

Here:

38.5% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bennett County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7921
Mainline Protestant3463
Evangelical Protestant1703
Other1641
None1,959-
Bennett 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
Bennett County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bennett County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bennett County:

10.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Bennett County:

33.6%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Bennett County:

Average size of farms: 3148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,621
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.63
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: 72.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $90,087
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $107,213
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 4399 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 29384 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Bennett County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 332% greater 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 453.0 miles away from Bennett 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 202.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 219.6 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 134.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.5 miles away from Bennett County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4527, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Dakota Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2019 - June 7, 2019, FEMA Id: 4463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4440, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornado, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2013 to May 31, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4125: June 28, 2013, FEMA Id: 4125, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 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 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/Flooding, Incident Period: February 03, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1173: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1173, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1156: January 10, 1997, FEMA Id: 1156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bennett County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bennett

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 730 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (7.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 47 (4.8%)
  • Walked: 80 (8.1%)
  • Worked at home: 49 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (41%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (22%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bennett County


  • German (10%)
  • European (3%)
  • American (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Danish (1%)
  • Czechoslovakian (1%)
  • Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,010.

3.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($19,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.53% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($19,563 average AGI)
2.43% relocated from other states ($17,531 average AGI)
Bennett County:

2.43%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.90% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($40,644 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.9

Births per 1000 population in Bennett County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Bennett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bennett County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bennett County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bennett County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bennett County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bennett County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bennett County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bennett County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 453 (388 aged, 65 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 109 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 28.39
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,458
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,760
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60,193

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,953
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,144
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 56

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 28

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 28

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,480
  • Male householders: 449 (130 living alone), Female householders: 563 (104 living alone)
  • 443 spouses (437 opposite-sex spouses), 94 unmarried partners, (94 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,258 children (1,146 natural, 60 adopted, 50 stepchildren), 235 grandchildren, 83 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 18 foster children, 136 other relatives, 95 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 38

Size of family households: 299 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 99 5-persons, 55 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 236 1-person, 23 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

378 married couples with children.
427 single-parent households (150 men, 277 women).

88.6% of residents of Bennett speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
10.1% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $32,554,000 ($9,243 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $213,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,738,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,784,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,621,000
Federal grants: $10,814,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,399,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,198,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $180,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $548,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,051,000

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

Births: 372
Here:

104 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 176
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: -176
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bennett County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • 92014 or later
  • 152010 to 2013
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 1631990 to 1999
  • 1481980 to 1989
  • 2661970 to 1979
  • 1551960 to 1969
  • 941950 to 1959
  • 1461940 to 1949
  • 1601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 824 rooms
  • 1675 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • 41 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 775 rooms
  • 1286 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 1152 bedrooms
  • 2533 bedrooms
  • 1884 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bennett County, South Dakota
  • 4no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 942 bedrooms
  • 1723 bedrooms
  • 864 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bennett County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bennett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bennett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 14no vehicle
  • 1611 vehicle
  • 2332 vehicles
  • 1313 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bennett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bennett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 62no vehicle
  • 1541 vehicle
  • 1242 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.8% of Bennett County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in South Dakota.

Bennett County:

91.8%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 2,491
  • Other state: 936
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 653
  • South: 52
  • West: 221
Year householders moved into unit in Bennett County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bennett County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.6%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

11.4%
South Dakota:

10.9%

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

0.0%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

12.3%
South Dakota:

13.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bennett County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $324,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,755,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General Public Buildings: $810,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    General - Other: $538,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $290,000
    Central Staff Services: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Other: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $106,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,214,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,747,000
    Other: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000
    Other License: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Bennett County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $324,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,755,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General Public Buildings: $810,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    General - Other: $538,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $290,000
    Central Staff Services: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Other: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $106,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,214,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,747,000
    Other: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000
    Other License: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Bennett County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $324,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,755,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General Public Buildings: $810,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    General - Other: $538,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $290,000
    Central Staff Services: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Other: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $106,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,214,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,747,000
    Other: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000
    Other License: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Bennett County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $324,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,755,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General Public Buildings: $810,000
    Financial Administration: $562,000
    General - Other: $538,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $336,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $290,000
    Central Staff Services: $214,000
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Other: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $106,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,214,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,747,000
    Other: $196,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000
    Other License: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,781,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 162
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 154
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 97
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 34
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 46
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 75
Most common first names in Bennett County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2675.3 years
Mary2282.6 years
James1573.8 years
Charles1574.5 years
Robert1573.1 years
William1376.1 years
Frank1175.5 years
George977.2 years
Joseph971.7 years
Anna881.2 years
Most common last names in Bennett County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1471.3 years
Marshall1364.2 years
Bettelyoun1167.1 years
Richards963.7 years
Dubray961.7 years
Livermont876.8 years
Hicks877.1 years
Harris771.9 years
Phipps672.0 years
Byrne685.0 years
Businesses in Bennett County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Ford1True Value1