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Butte County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 10,389 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 9,094 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,679
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,337
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,579
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,144 (it was 937 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 2249 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Butte County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Butte County, SD (2019)
    • 9,31090.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3833.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3483.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 920.9%Two or more races
    • 690.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 250.2%Some other race alone
    • 120.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 5,337  (51.4%)
Females: 5,052  (48.6%)
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Average household size:
Butte County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,511 ($29,040 in 1999)
This county:

$47,511
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $588 (lower quartile is $398, upper quartile is $663)
This county:

$588
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,890 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Butte:

$153,890
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,058 - $247,302

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $209,488
Here:

$209,488
State:

$222,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $148,205
Here:

$148,205
State:

$231,929

In 2-unit structures: $75,186
Here:

$75,186
State:

$201,138

Mobile homes: $107,332
Here:

$107,332
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,236
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $509

Institutionalized population: 101

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 6
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,100
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2005: 96 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2007: 75 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $472,800
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $411,100
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $258,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Butte, SD residents
Average permit cost in Butte, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,932 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,552 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Butte, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Butte, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Butte, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
Butte County:

10.4%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.4% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.7% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.9 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 10.2 years old, American Indian residents: 19.1 years old, Asian residents: 46.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.5 years old, Other race residents: 28.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butte 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: Belle Fourche, Newell, Nisland, Vale, Fruitdale.

Butte 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: Grant County, Oregon , Stanley County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 258
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 98 (65.7% naturalized citizens)

Butte County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 331980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.5%

Butte County marital status for males Butte County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,143
  • One, attached: 88
  • Two: 202
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 109
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 1,200

Housing units in Butte County with a mortgage: 1,848 (9 second mortgage, 144 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,449

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butte County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7547
Catholic7842
Evangelical Protestant6268
Other4272
None6,519-
Butte 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: 5
Butte County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butte County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butte County:

8.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

29.1%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Butte County:

Average size of farms: 1976 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,857
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $108.53
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,811
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,720
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.31%
Corn for grain: 3560 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4943 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Butte County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 221% 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 346.3 miles away from Butte County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 505.0 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 190.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from Butte County center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 349.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: June 30, 2019 - July 21, 2019, FEMA Id: 4467, 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, Incident Period: December 24, 2016 - December 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2014 to June 20, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4186: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4186, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 03, 2013 to October 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4155: November 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4155, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1984: May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 1984, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2009 to July 06, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1844: June 16, 2009, FEMA Id: 1844, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: November 05, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1811: December 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1811, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 02, 2008 to June 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1774: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1774, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Butte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,442 (69.4%)
  • Carpooled: 416 (11.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 164 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 475 (13.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Russia (40%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Morocco (7%)
  • France (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butte County


  • German (30%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • European (5%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Russian (2%)

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

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

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,636.

8.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.58% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($18,378 average AGI)
4.10% relocated from other states ($21,357 average AGI)
Butte County:

4.10%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lawrence County, SD  2.07% ($34,074 average AGI)
from Pennington County, SD  0.74% ($28,172)
from Meade County, SD  0.67% ($33,885)


8.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.06% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($24,732 average AGI)
3.71% relocated to other states ($19,627 average AGI)
Butte County:

3.71%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lawrence County, SD  2.71% ($45,962 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.82% ($34,469)
to Meade County, SD  0.69% ($52,556)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Butte County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Butte County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Butte County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Butte County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,643 (1,369 aged, 274 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 246 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (137)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (87)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,533
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,029
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,389
  • Male householders: 2,237 (622 living alone), Female householders: 2,037 (702 living alone)
  • 2,060 spouses (2,060 opposite-sex spouses), 332 unmarried partners, (332 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,545 children (2,217 natural, 129 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 122 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 87 parents, 122 foster children, 48 other relatives, 549 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 138

Size of family households: 1,238 2-persons, 619 3-persons, 441 4-persons, 89 5-persons, 137 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,334 1-person, 223 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

1,442 married couples with children.
588 single-parent households (116 men, 472 women).

99.1% of residents of Butte speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $55,491,000 ($5,984 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,449,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,800,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,642,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,547,000
Federal grants: $16,293,000
Federal procurement contracts: $428,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,782,000 ($100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $785,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,759,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,633,000

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

Births: 617
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 501
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +117
Here +13 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Butte County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Butte County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Butte County, South Dakota
  • 1942014 or later
  • 1492010 to 2013
  • 7132000 to 2009
  • 6611990 to 1999
  • 4491980 to 1989
  • 6501970 to 1979
  • 6741960 to 1969
  • 3851950 to 1959
  • 2461940 to 1949
  • 7901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1133 rooms
  • 3854 rooms
  • 6565 rooms
  • 6006 rooms
  • 4527 rooms
  • 2978 rooms
  • 7759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
  • 1121 room
  • 652 rooms
  • 1813 rooms
  • 1774 rooms
  • 1065 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 807 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 6142 bedrooms
  • 1,4973 bedrooms
  • 6764 bedrooms
  • 4195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, South Dakota
  • 96no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 3812 bedrooms
  • 2323 bedrooms
  • 814 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 30no vehicle
  • 6241 vehicle
  • 1,1972 vehicles
  • 7653 vehicles
  • 4094 vehicles
  • 2885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 195no vehicle
  • 4701 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.6% of Butte County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in South Dakota.

Butte County:

85.6%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 6,258
  • Other state: 4,008
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 1,347
  • South: 966
  • West: 1,493
Year householders moved into unit in Butte County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butte County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 10.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

7.1%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

8.5%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

2.1%
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

Butte County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,630,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Financial Administration: $669,000
    Correctional Institutions: $445,000
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,443,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,978,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000
    Other License: $22,000

Butte County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,630,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Financial Administration: $669,000
    Correctional Institutions: $445,000
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,443,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,978,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000
    Other License: $22,000

Butte County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,630,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Financial Administration: $669,000
    Correctional Institutions: $445,000
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,443,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,978,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000
    Other License: $22,000

Butte County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,630,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Regular Highways: $1,007,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Financial Administration: $669,000
    Correctional Institutions: $445,000
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $201,000
    Health - Other: $144,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,443,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,233,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,978,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $134,000
    Other License: $22,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 182
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 163
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 124
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 76
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 77
Most common first names in Butte County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6679.0 years
Robert5973.0 years
William5874.8 years
Mary5481.3 years
George5375.2 years
Henry3175.7 years
Charles3176.6 years
James3072.7 years
Frank2977.9 years
Helen2881.9 years
Most common last names in Butte County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2578.5 years
Smith2074.1 years
Johnson2080.0 years
Anderson1981.3 years
Miller1780.0 years
Wilson1680.6 years
Nelson1479.7 years
Clark1379.3 years
Keil1179.9 years
Wood1185.3 years
Businesses in Butte County, SD
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Jones New York1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1