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Day County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 5,574 (all rural); it was 6,267 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 803
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,115
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,969
Renter-occupied apartments: 586 (it was 617 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 1029 sq. mi.

Water area: 62.6 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Day County: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (50.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 61%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Day County, SD (2019)
    • 4,76385.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5489.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1232.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1081.9%Two or more races
    • 60.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

48.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,910  (52.2%)
Females: 2,664  (47.8%)
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Average household size:
Day County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,686 ($30,227 in 1999)
This county:

$47,686
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $371 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $507)
This county:

$371
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,266 (it was $36,600 in 2000)
Day:

$111,266
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,783 - $222,143
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,083
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $461

Institutionalized population: 139

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: 10
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 0
Day County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $50,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2019: 27 buildings, average cost: $168,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Day, SD residents
Average permit cost in Day, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,562 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,302 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Day, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Day, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Day, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
Day County:

15.2%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 48.6 years old
(Males: 45.9 years old, Females: 51.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.7 years old, American Indian residents: 20.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.1 years old, Other race residents: 37.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Day 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 $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Webster, Waubay, Bristol, Roslyn, Pierpont, Andover, Grenville, Lily, Butler.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Reservoir: Big Stone Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Whetstone River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Big Horn County, Montana , Coos County, New Hampshire , Brown County , Oxford County, Maine , Charlevoix County, Michigan , Marion County, Oregon , Kandiyohi County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 102
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 35 (42.3% naturalized citizens)

Day County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.3%

Day County marital status for males Day County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,218
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 290

Housing units in Day County with a mortgage: 761 (8 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,228

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Day County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,49413
Catholic1,8084
Evangelical Protestant57811
None830-
Day 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
Day County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Day County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

14.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Day County:

9.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Day County:

28.3%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Day County:

Average size of farms: 754 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,613
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $133.05
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,635
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,535
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.08%
Corn for grain: 48536 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 63205 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 100505 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Day County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 27017507.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Day County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Day County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 641.9 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Day County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2016 - December 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 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 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 Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 08, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1702: May 22, 2007, FEMA Id: 1702, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1620: December 20, 2005, FEMA Id: 1620, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Day County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Day

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,677 (70.4%)
  • Carpooled: 172 (7.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 24 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 162 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 340 (14.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Australia (23%)
  • Philippines (19%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Croatia (3%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Day County


  • German (27%)
  • Norwegian (18%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scandinavian (1%)
  • American (1%)

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

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

  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,427.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.95% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($24,098 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($18,967 average AGI)
Day County:

1.46%
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 Brown County, SD  1.02% ($37,565 average AGI)


4.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.13% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($29,141 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($13,465 average AGI)
Day County:

1.30%
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 Brown County, SD  0.94% ($32,143 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Day County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Day County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Day County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Day County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Day County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Day County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Day County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Day County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Day County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,368 (1,236 aged, 132 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 145 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (307)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 17.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,672
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 426
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,198

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,251
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,841
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,574
  • Male householders: 1,388 (476 living alone), Female householders: 1,254 (401 living alone)
  • 1,301 spouses (1,294 opposite-sex spouses), 154 unmarried partners, (154 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,203 children (1,151 natural, 19 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 89 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 0 foster children, 31 other relatives, 22 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 139

Size of family households: 944 2-persons, 280 3-persons, 246 4-persons, 162 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 877 1-person, 101 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

806 married couples with children.
301 single-parent households (91 men, 210 women).

100.1% of residents of Day speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,313,000 ($11,477 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,495,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,934,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,646,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,773,000
Federal grants: $19,489,000
Federal procurement contracts: $633,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,839,000 ($890,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,521,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,997,000
Federal Government insurance: $46,375,000

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

Births: 348
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 563
Here:

98 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -307
Here -53 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Day County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.09 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built in Day County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Day County, South Dakota
  • 1492014 or later
  • 212010 to 2013
  • 4042000 to 2009
  • 1901990 to 1999
  • 2631980 to 1989
  • 5591970 to 1979
  • 4101960 to 1969
  • 3451950 to 1959
  • 2901940 to 1949
  • 1,2061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Day County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Day County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Day County, South Dakota
  • 11 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 3165 rooms
  • 3136 rooms
  • 3227 rooms
  • 3338 rooms
  • 4929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Day County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Day County, South Dakota
  • 31 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 1294 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 1046 rooms
  • 697 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Day County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Day County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Day County, South Dakota
  • 1no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 4182 bedrooms
  • 6903 bedrooms
  • 5924 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Day County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Day County, South Dakota
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 2362 bedrooms
  • 2143 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Day County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Day County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Day County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 3671 vehicle
  • 8092 vehicles
  • 3613 vehicles
  • 2664 vehicles
  • 1925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Day County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Day County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 65no vehicle
  • 3671 vehicle
  • 1432 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.2% of Day County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in South Dakota.

Day County:

90.2%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 4,387
  • Other state: 1,113
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 748
  • South: 67
  • West: 274
Year householders moved into unit in Day County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Day County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Other fuel
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 106
Here:

19.7%
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: 3
Here:

7.7%
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

Day County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,382,000
  • Charges - Other: $161,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $738,000
    Police Protection: $344,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $167,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $109,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    Other: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,189,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $171,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000

Day County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,382,000
  • Charges - Other: $161,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $738,000
    Police Protection: $344,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $167,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $109,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    Other: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,189,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $171,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000

Day County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,382,000
  • Charges - Other: $161,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $738,000
    Police Protection: $344,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $167,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $109,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    Other: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,189,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $171,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000

Day County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,382,000
  • Charges - Other: $161,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $738,000
    Police Protection: $344,000
    Correctional Institutions: $223,000
    General - Other: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $167,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Health - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $109,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,006,000
    Other: $173,000
    General Local Government Support: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,189,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $171,000
    Other License: $16,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 111
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 84
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 53
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 46
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 60
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 37
Most common first names in Day County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8280.7 years
Anna4385.7 years
Henry4279.7 years
William3877.6 years
Edward3678.6 years
Arthur3680.0 years
Frank3581.8 years
Mary3385.8 years
Elmer3183.9 years
Carl2982.6 years
Most common last names in Day County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7780.1 years
Peterson3983.0 years
Anderson3877.3 years
Olson3181.5 years
Nelson2783.6 years
Hanson2680.4 years
Larson1980.3 years
Zubke1877.3 years
Block1776.4 years
Herr1680.3 years
Businesses in Day County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1

Day County on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"