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Brule County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 5,342 (all rural); it was 5,364 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 757
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 752
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,422
Renter-occupied apartments: 627 (it was 576 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 819 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Brule County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Brule County, SD (2019)
    • 4,41083.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 57310.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1522.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1032.0%Two or more races
    • 260.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 150.3%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,664  (49.9%)
Females: 2,678  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Brule County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,430 ($32,370 in 1999)
This county:

$58,430
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $638)
This county:

$538
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,947 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Brule:

$168,947
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,058 - $271,911

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $160,749
Here:

$160,749
State:

$222,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $132,719
Here:

$132,719
State:

$231,929

Mobile homes: $50,057
Here:

$50,057
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $492

Institutionalized population: 102
Brule County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2019: 18 buildings, average cost: $144,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Brule, SD residents
Average permit cost in Brule, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,611 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,494 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Brule, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brule, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brule, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
Brule County:

12.2%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 41.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.7 years old
(Males: 38.6 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 64.9 years old, American Indian residents: 22.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 61.3 years old, Other race residents: 56.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brule County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chamberlain, Kimball, Pukwana, Ola, Bijou Hills.

Brule County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Caledonia County, Vermont , Blaine County, Idaho , Dodge County, Wisconsin , Huron County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 78
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: 27.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 65 (65.7% naturalized citizens)

Brule County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.9%

Brule County marital status for males Brule County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,783
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 114
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 303

Housing units in Brule County with a mortgage: 633 (7 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 779

Here:

44.8% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brule County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6763
Mainline Protestant1,1357
Evangelical Protestant5865
Other21
None856-
Brule 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: 3
Brule County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Brule County:

15.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

13.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brule County:

7.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Brule County:

28.6%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Brule County:

Average size of farms: 1225 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $139,627
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $66.67
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: 75.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $132,135
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $115,520
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.70%
Corn for grain: 28875 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 25081 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 39941 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Brule County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 222% 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 575.7 miles away from Brule County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from Brule County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 200.4 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, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: September 9, 2019 - September 26, 2019, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4469-SD: November 18, 2019, FEMA Id: 4469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, 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 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1938: September 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1938, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 10, 2010 to June 20, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1915: May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1915, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1887: March 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1887, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1886: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1886, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brule County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brule

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,085 (71.5%)
  • Carpooled: 231 (7.9%)
  • Bus: 63 (2.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 147 (5.0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 156 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 225 (7.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • India (24%)
  • England (19%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brule County


  • German (23%)
  • American (8%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • Czech (7%)
  • Austrian (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Dutch (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 173 people in other group homes
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 57 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in nursing homes

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

  • 58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,664.

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.78% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($25,212 average AGI)
1.32% relocated from other states ($12,231 average AGI)
Brule County:

1.32%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.14% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($41,711 average AGI)
1.07% relocated to other states ($8,992 average AGI)
Brule County:

1.07%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Brule County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Brule County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brule County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brule County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brule County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brule County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brule County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brule County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brule County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 897 (776 aged, 121 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 186 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Brule County, South Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 19.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,884
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61,659

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,581
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,080

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 154

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,342
  • Male householders: 1,116 (337 living alone), Female householders: 1,176 (345 living alone)
  • 1,153 spouses (1,147 opposite-sex spouses), 194 unmarried partners, (186 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,295 children (1,248 natural, 30 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 4 foster children, 40 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 317

Size of family households: 729 2-persons, 300 3-persons, 171 4-persons, 176 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 687 1-person, 129 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

923 married couples with children.
277 single-parent households (164 men, 113 women).

89.9% of residents of Brule speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
7.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $40,561,000 ($7,823 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $725,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,825,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,659,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,835,000
Federal grants: $7,453,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,108,000 ($333,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,680,000 ($72,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,632,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,480,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,377,000

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

Births: 325
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 291
Here:

56 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: -203
Here -39 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brule County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.09 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Brule County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Brule County, South Dakota
  • 1222014 or later
  • 412010 to 2013
  • 2342000 to 2009
  • 2731990 to 1999
  • 2251980 to 1989
  • 4951970 to 1979
  • 2611960 to 1969
  • 3161950 to 1959
  • 1111940 to 1949
  • 5401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brule County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brule County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 734 rooms
  • 2365 rooms
  • 2176 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 3178 rooms
  • 3689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
  • 471 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 1794 rooms
  • 1135 rooms
  • 1726 rooms
  • 1147 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brule County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brule County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 6323 bedrooms
  • 3834 bedrooms
  • 1485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brule County, South Dakota
  • 41no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 3672 bedrooms
  • 1943 bedrooms
  • 814 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brule County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brule County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brule County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 2621 vehicle
  • 5792 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 1824 vehicles
  • 1805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brule County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brule County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 139no vehicle
  • 2851 vehicle
  • 3152 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

87.6% of Brule County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in South Dakota.

Brule County:

87.6%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 4,119
  • Other state: 1,116
  • Northeast: 57
  • Midwest: 568
  • South: 149
  • West: 337
Year householders moved into unit in Brule County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brule County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 36.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Coal or coke
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 161
Here:

22.2%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

2.3%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

2.4%
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

Brule County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $345,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    General - Other: $340,000
    Financial Administration: $338,000
    Police Protection: $320,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $102,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $26,000
    Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $284,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,333,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,052,000
    General Local Government Support: $146,000
    Public Welfare: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,380,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,555,000

Brule County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $345,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    General - Other: $340,000
    Financial Administration: $338,000
    Police Protection: $320,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $102,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $26,000
    Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $284,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,333,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,052,000
    General Local Government Support: $146,000
    Public Welfare: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,380,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,555,000

Brule County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $345,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    General - Other: $340,000
    Financial Administration: $338,000
    Police Protection: $320,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $102,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $26,000
    Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $284,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,333,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,052,000
    General Local Government Support: $146,000
    Public Welfare: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,380,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,555,000

Brule County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $345,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $346,000
    General - Other: $340,000
    Financial Administration: $338,000
    Police Protection: $320,000
    Central Staff Services: $252,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000
    General Public Buildings: $115,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $102,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $26,000
    Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Corrections: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $284,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $199,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000
    Police Protection: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,333,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,052,000
    General Local Government Support: $146,000
    Public Welfare: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,380,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,555,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 65
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 58
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 42
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 12
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 34
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 20
Most common first names in Brule County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8079.9 years
John6078.4 years
Mary5379.1 years
Robert5068.2 years
George4277.3 years
Harold4178.0 years
Charles3476.1 years
Frank3481.9 years
Joseph3275.9 years
Helen3075.2 years
Most common last names in Brule County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3479.3 years
Olson3086.3 years
Miller2981.4 years
Nelson2583.2 years
Smith2581.4 years
Leiferman2387.1 years
Steckelberg2281.0 years
Swanson1981.8 years
Thompson1781.1 years
Feltman1682.1 years
Businesses in Brule County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Best Western1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 82
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
Howard Johnson1UPS1
McDonald's1