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Lake County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 12,921 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 11,276 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,913
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,278
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,082
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,292 (it was 1,290 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Land area: 563 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake County: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.5%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lake County, SD (2019)
    • 11,83693.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2942.3%Two or more races
    • 2161.7%Asian alone
    • 1821.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1441.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 410.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 90.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.0 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 6,820  (52.8%)
Females: 6,101  (47.2%)
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Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,181 ($34,087 in 1999)
This county:

$63,181
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $547 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $723)
This county:

$547
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,439 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Lake:

$186,439
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,840 - $301,464
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,379
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $482

Institutionalized population: 131
Lake County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2013: 68 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $260,700
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $305,400
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $308,900
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2018: 34 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2019: 33 buildings, average cost: $227,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake, SD residents
Average permit cost in Lake, 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: $2,147 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,734 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lake, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lake, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
Lake County:

11.6%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for American Indian residents, 65.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.0 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 47.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 22.7 years old, American Indian residents: 28.6 years old, Asian residents: 44.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.

Cities in this county include: Madison, Lake Madison, Chester, Ramona, Wentworth, Brant Lake, Winfred, Nunda.

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

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Neighboring counties: Freeborn County, Minnesota , McCook County , Miner County , Nicollet County, Minnesota , Pipestone County, Minnesota , Sibley County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 1,213
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 293 (57.5% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 1762000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.1%

Lake County marital status for males Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,345
  • One, attached: 232
  • Two: 146
  • 3 or 4: 138
  • 5 to 9: 198
  • 10 to 19: 229
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 99
  • Mobile homes: 351
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 1,957 (123 second mortgage, 172 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,641

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,72611
Catholic2,0492
Evangelical Protestant1,47213
Other1261
None3,827-
Lake 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: 1
Lake County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lake County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

14.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

7.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

27.9%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Lake County:

Average size of farms: 634 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $129,664
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $158.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.91%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 45.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $106,542
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $111,814
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.50%
Corn for grain: 85810 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4614 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 101599 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from Lake County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 125.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 671.4 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Lake County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.1 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 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: September 22, 2010 to September 23, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1947: November 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1947, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 10, 2010 to June 20, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1915: May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1915, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • South Dakota Severe 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 Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 06, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3234: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 03, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1173: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1173, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1156: January 10, 1997, FEMA Id: 1156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lake

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,484 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 491 (8.5%)
  • Bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 59 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 300 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 442 (7.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (46%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • South Africa (11%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County


  • German (27%)
  • Norwegian (18%)
  • American (11%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 559 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 486 people in college/university student housing
  • 238 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,352.

9.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($69,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.84%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($18,527 average AGI)
6.47% relocated from other states ($51,445 average AGI)
Lake County:

6.47%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.37% ($77,231 average AGI)


8.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.91%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.33% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($22,199 average AGI)
4.58% relocated to other states ($28,602 average AGI)
Lake County:

4.58%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.54% ($48,184 average AGI)
to Brookings County, SD  0.46% ($33,577)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.37% ($47,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lake County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,137 (1,903 aged, 234 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 188 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (109)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (61)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (20)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,361
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 229
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,951

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,277
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 879
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,921
  • Male householders: 2,491 (698 living alone), Female householders: 2,335 (752 living alone)
  • 2,854 spouses (2,833 opposite-sex spouses), 287 unmarried partners, (287 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,030 children (2,807 natural, 19 adopted, 210 stepchildren), 295 grandchildren, 221 brothers or sisters, 178 parents, 0 foster children, 124 other relatives, 370 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 714

Size of family households: 1,847 2-persons, 362 3-persons, 463 4-persons, 234 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 136 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,461 1-person, 194 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 27 5-persons.

2,137 married couples with children.
215 single-parent households (60 men, 155 women).

96.6% of residents of Lake speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English well, 78% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $76,987,000 ($7,055 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,683,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,184,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,617,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,870,000
Federal grants: $19,941,000
Federal procurement contracts: $585,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,789,000 ($2,555,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,140,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,751,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,545,000

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

Births: 592
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 557
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -273
Here -25 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.90 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lake County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Lake County, South Dakota
  • 2472014 or later
  • 2222010 to 2013
  • 6872000 to 2009
  • 7261990 to 1999
  • 3331980 to 1989
  • 7541970 to 1979
  • 7461960 to 1969
  • 2971950 to 1959
  • 3721940 to 1949
  • 1,4781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, South Dakota
  • 51 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 2414 rooms
  • 5415 rooms
  • 5266 rooms
  • 4737 rooms
  • 6188 rooms
  • 1,0979+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 2373 rooms
  • 4444 rooms
  • 1365 rooms
  • 1036 rooms
  • 987 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, South Dakota
  • 3no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 7152 bedrooms
  • 1,1523 bedrooms
  • 1,1094 bedrooms
  • 5565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2911 bedroom
  • 5482 bedrooms
  • 2023 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 6811 vehicle
  • 1,5782 vehicles
  • 6283 vehicles
  • 4664 vehicles
  • 2415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 121no vehicle
  • 5771 vehicle
  • 2812 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles

80.9% of Lake 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, 60% lived in South Dakota.

Lake County:

80.9%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 8,787
  • Other state: 3,795
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 2,511
  • South: 429
  • West: 724
Year householders moved into unit in Lake County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.3%Utility gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 33.6%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.2%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

1.7%
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

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $606,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,643,000
    Police Protection: $1,686,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Rents: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,077,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $465,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $606,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,643,000
    Police Protection: $1,686,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Rents: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,077,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $465,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Lake County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $606,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,643,000
    Police Protection: $1,686,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Rents: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,077,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $465,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $606,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,643,000
    Police Protection: $1,686,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000
    Financial Administration: $350,000
    General - Other: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $193,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
    Rents: $20,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,473,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000
    Other: $261,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,077,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $465,000
    Other License: $51,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 137
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 112
  • Number of recipients under 18: 10
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 85
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 79
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 47
Most common first names in Lake County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6177.3 years
William5379.9 years
Anna4786.0 years
Mary4576.4 years
George4579.6 years
Harold3578.9 years
Robert3277.3 years
Helen3280.1 years
Donald3271.6 years
Albert3280.9 years
Most common last names in Lake County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6881.0 years
Olson4082.2 years
Hanson2478.3 years
Nelson2380.5 years
Anderson2382.1 years
Thompson1980.4 years
Williams1776.7 years
Jensen1678.3 years
Larson1579.3 years
Smith1484.5 years
Businesses in Lake County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1