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Fall River County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 6,855 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 7,453 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,088
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,185
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,172
Renter-occupied apartments: 999 (it was 955 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 1740 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fall River County: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (35.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Fall River County, SD (2019)
    • 5,70084.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3955.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2884.3%Two or more races
    • 2814.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1091.6%Asian alone
    • 20.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

54.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 3,479  (50.8%)
Females: 3,376  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Fall River County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,680 ($29,631 in 1999)
This county:

$51,680
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $564 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $670)
This county:

$564
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,262 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Fall River:

$143,262
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,816 - $258,508
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,141
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $501

Institutionalized population: 181
Fall River County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Fall River, SD residents
Average permit cost in Fall River, SD
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,996 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,900 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Fall River, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fall River, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fall River, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
Fall River County:

12.7%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.5% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 54.6 years old
(Males: 51.3 years old, Females: 56.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.9 years old, Black residents: 21.4 years old, American Indian residents: 51.7 years old, Asian residents: 36.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 61.6 years old, Other race residents: 22.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fall River County is $374 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hot Springs, Edgemont, Oelrichs.

Fall River 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: Bennington County, Vermont , Hillsborough County, New Hampshire , Midland County, Michigan , Oceana County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 125
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 174 (73.5% naturalized citizens)

Fall River County:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.5%

Fall River County marital status for males Fall River County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,880
  • One, attached: 58
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 203
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 159
  • Mobile homes: 703
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Fall River County with a mortgage: 1,030 (30 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,363

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fall River County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1039
Evangelical Protestant1,00512
Catholic8122
Other2822
None3,892-
Fall River 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
Fall River County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Fall River County:

15.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

13.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fall River County:

9.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Fall River County:

28.0%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.4%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Fall River County:

Average size of farms: 3533 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $184,541
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $162,796
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,349
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 1712 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8224 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fall River County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 437% 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 363.3 miles away from Fall River County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 514.4 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 133.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from Fall River 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 368.8 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2016 - December 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 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 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 Alabaugh Canyon Fire, Incident Period: July 07, 2007 to July 20, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 2710, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • South Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 06, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3234: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Dakota Flagpole Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 11, 2000 to August 20, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 13, 2000, FEMA Id: 2319, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fall River County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fall River

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,346 (74.9%)
  • Carpooled: 178 (5.7%)
  • Bus: 11 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 33 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 221 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 345 (11.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (37%)
  • Philippines (19%)
  • Singapore (11%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (11%)
  • South Africa (10%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Australia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fall River County


  • German (20%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)

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

People in group quarters in Fall River County, South Dakota in 2000:

  • 209 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Fall River County, South Dakota in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in college/university student housing
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,344.

8.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.23% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($26,808 average AGI)
5.07% relocated from other states ($33,259 average AGI)
Fall River County:

5.07%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.49% ($53,023 average AGI)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.58% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($15,486 average AGI)
3.72% relocated to other states ($23,938 average AGI)
Fall River County:

3.72%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.33% ($22,658 average AGI)
to Custer County, SD  0.70% ($25,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Fall River County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 16.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Fall River County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Fall River County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fall River County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fall River County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fall River County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fall River County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fall River County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fall River County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,969 (1,618 aged, 351 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 75 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (286)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (84)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (80)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.6
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,816
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 952
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,332

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,006
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,346

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 41

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 410.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,855
  • Male householders: 1,422 (526 living alone), Female householders: 1,650 (529 living alone)
  • 1,406 spouses (1,406 opposite-sex spouses), 202 unmarried partners, (150 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,516 children (1,424 natural, 57 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 133 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 68 parents, 0 foster children, 89 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 283

Size of family households: 1,198 2-persons, 347 3-persons, 164 4-persons, 124 5-persons, 11 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,063 1-person, 137 2-persons.

760 married couples with children.
260 single-parent households (18 men, 242 women).

95.4% of residents of Fall River speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (6% speak English very well, 73% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $89,496,000 ($12,173 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,123,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,275,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,771,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,722,000
Federal grants: $13,167,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,204,000 ($469,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $24,358,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $408,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,191,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,785,000

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

Births: 346
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 601
Here:

82 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: +172
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Fall River County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.80 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • 1402014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 5792000 to 2009
  • 3781990 to 1999
  • 3761980 to 1989
  • 7761970 to 1979
  • 2321960 to 1969
  • 5101950 to 1959
  • 2681940 to 1949
  • 9831939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • 81 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 1423 rooms
  • 3344 rooms
  • 4695 rooms
  • 4276 rooms
  • 4307 rooms
  • 1468 rooms
  • 4159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • 531 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 2073 rooms
  • 1314 rooms
  • 675 rooms
  • 616 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 7162 bedrooms
  • 1,0033 bedrooms
  • 3744 bedrooms
  • 1595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fall River County, South Dakota
  • 46no bedroom
  • 2611 bedroom
  • 1742 bedrooms
  • 983 bedrooms
  • 894 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fall River County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fall River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fall River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 18no vehicle
  • 5311 vehicle
  • 9392 vehicles
  • 5103 vehicles
  • 2704 vehicles
  • 1285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fall River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fall River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 173no vehicle
  • 3471 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

87.1% of Fall River 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, 47% lived in South Dakota.

Fall River County:

87.1%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 3,214
  • Other state: 3,435
  • Northeast: 143
  • Midwest: 1,891
  • South: 275
  • West: 1,116
Year householders moved into unit in Fall River County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fall River County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 117
Here:

22.5%
South Dakota:

10.9%

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

20.0%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

20.0%
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

Fall River County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $541,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,224,000
    Police Protection: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $411,000
    General - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $387,000
    Central Staff Services: $273,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $734,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,225,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
    Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,896,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $104,000
    Other License: $13,000
    Public Utility License: $3,000

Fall River County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $541,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,224,000
    Police Protection: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $411,000
    General - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $387,000
    Central Staff Services: $273,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $734,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,225,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
    Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,896,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $104,000
    Other License: $13,000
    Public Utility License: $3,000

Fall River County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $541,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,224,000
    Police Protection: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $411,000
    General - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $387,000
    Central Staff Services: $273,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $734,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,225,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
    Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,896,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $104,000
    Other License: $13,000
    Public Utility License: $3,000

Fall River County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $541,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,224,000
    Police Protection: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $411,000
    General - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $387,000
    Central Staff Services: $273,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $734,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $66,000
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,873,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,225,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
    Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,896,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $104,000
    Other License: $13,000
    Public Utility License: $3,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 176
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 155
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 115
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 87
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 64
Most common first names in Fall River County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14574.9 years
William12376.2 years
James9270.3 years
Robert7571.2 years
Charles7073.4 years
George6972.3 years
Mary6081.5 years
Donald4471.2 years
Thomas4169.2 years
Joseph4075.7 years
Most common last names in Fall River County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3474.2 years
Miller3179.1 years
Thompson2575.9 years
Anderson2572.4 years
Nelson2479.2 years
Smith2275.3 years
Williams1974.7 years
Brown1776.7 years
Jones1674.1 years
Taylor1672.4 years
Businesses in Fall River County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Motel 61
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1

Fall River County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"