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McCook County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 5,637 (all rural); it was 5,832 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 921
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 794
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,738
Renter-occupied apartments: 453 (it was 466 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 575 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in McCook County: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.9%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in McCook County, SD (2019)
    • 5,17293.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2324.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 731.3%Two or more races
    • 390.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 340.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.0 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,842  (50.4%)
Females: 2,795  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
McCook County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,834 ($35,396 in 1999)
This county:

$62,834
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $462 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$462
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,561 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
McCook:

$152,561
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,512 - $252,136
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,253
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Institutionalized population: 148

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Health of residents in McCook County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
75.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
56.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $228,500
Number of permits per 10,000 McCook, SD residents
Average permit cost in McCook, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,716 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,545 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in McCook, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in McCook, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McCook, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
McCook County:

8.8%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.9% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 2.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.0 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 19.1 years old, American Indian residents: 29.7 years old, Asian residents: 25.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Area name: Sioux Falls, SD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McCook County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.

Cities in this county include: Salem, Canistota, Bridgewater, Montrose, Spencer.

McCook 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 , Lake County , Mower County, Minnesota , Murray County, Minnesota , Pipestone County, Minnesota , Turner County , Winnebago County, Iowa , Winneshiek County, Iowa .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.3%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 140
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 153 (69.7% naturalized citizens)

McCook County:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 13Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.1%

McCook County marital status for males McCook County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,129
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 170
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 or more: 38
  • Mobile homes: 89
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in McCook County with a mortgage: 883 (28 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 854

Here:

50.8% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McCook County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,2138
Catholic1,1343
Evangelical Protestant8069
Other1-
None2,464-
McCook County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
McCook County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



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

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

15.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McCook County:

7.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
McCook County:

26.6%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in McCook County:

Average size of farms: 640 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $134,932
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $166.40
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,821
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,440
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.03%
Corn for grain: 105460 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 957 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 108732 harvested acres
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

McCook County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 188% 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 108.1 miles away from McCook County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 153.6 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 661.5 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 98.4 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 55.4 miles away from McCook County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 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 and Snowstorm, Incident Period: April 08, 2013 to April 10, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4115: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4115, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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: June 02, 2008 to June 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1774: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1774, 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 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in McCook County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - McCook

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,214 (70.9%)
  • Carpooled: 107 (6.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 140 (8.2%)
  • Worked at home: 241 (14.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (41%)
  • Haiti (26%)
  • Canada (21%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Ethiopia (3%)
  • England (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McCook County


  • German (49%)
  • American (12%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
154 people in nursing homes
164 people in other noninstitutional facilities
148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,366.

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.09% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($42,652 average AGI)
1.71% relocated from other states ($18,136 average AGI)
McCook County:

1.71%
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  3.27% ($35,366 average AGI)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.54% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($33,095 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($6,061 average AGI)
McCook County:

1.24%
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  2.15% ($45,277 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in McCook County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in McCook County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in McCook County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McCook County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McCook County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McCook County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McCook County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McCook County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in McCook County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,081 (983 aged, 98 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 201 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (105)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (32)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,518
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,214
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 34

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 17

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,637
  • Male householders: 1,192 (304 living alone), Female householders: 1,095 (265 living alone)
  • 1,313 spouses (1,303 opposite-sex spouses), 229 unmarried partners, (222 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,498 children (1,401 natural, 61 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 32 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 6 foster children, 1 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 270

Size of family households: 781 2-persons, 255 3-persons, 198 4-persons, 164 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 574 1-person, 203 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

1,240 married couples with children.
213 single-parent households (96 men, 117 women).

96.3% of residents of McCook speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,987,000 ($6,454 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $767,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,095,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,263,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,923,000
Federal grants: $4,060,000
Federal procurement contracts: $414,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,232,000 ($353,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $511,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,861,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,360,000

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

Births: 419
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 358
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +43
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in McCook County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 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:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in McCook County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in McCook County, South Dakota
  • 892014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 2432000 to 2009
  • 3541990 to 1999
  • 2461980 to 1989
  • 2371970 to 1979
  • 1981960 to 1969
  • 1831950 to 1959
  • 1091940 to 1949
  • 8711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McCook County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McCook County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 2275 rooms
  • 3876 rooms
  • 2137 rooms
  • 2748 rooms
  • 4669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
  • 61 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 773 rooms
  • 1714 rooms
  • 805 rooms
  • 476 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McCook County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McCook County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 2682 bedrooms
  • 6933 bedrooms
  • 4694 bedrooms
  • 2505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McCook County, South Dakota
  • 5no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 2692 bedrooms
  • 893 bedrooms
  • 704 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McCook County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McCook County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McCook County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12no vehicle
  • 2501 vehicle
  • 5532 vehicles
  • 4783 vehicles
  • 2864 vehicles
  • 1725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McCook County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McCook County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 46no vehicle
  • 1181 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

85.9% of McCook County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in South Dakota.

McCook County:

85.9%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 4,336
  • Other state: 1,125
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 721
  • South: 147
  • West: 251
Year householders moved into unit in McCook County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McCook County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 29.1%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

4.2%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.8%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
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

McCook County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,805,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    Health - Other: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $188,000
    Highways: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $16,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $294,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $207,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $48,000
    Other: $32,000
    Public Welfare: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,432,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,002,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000
    Other License: $23,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,441,000

McCook County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,805,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    Health - Other: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $188,000
    Highways: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $16,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $294,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $207,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $48,000
    Other: $32,000
    Public Welfare: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,432,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,002,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000
    Other License: $23,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,441,000

McCook County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,805,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    Health - Other: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $188,000
    Highways: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $16,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $294,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $207,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $48,000
    Other: $32,000
    Public Welfare: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,432,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,002,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000
    Other License: $23,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,441,000

McCook County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,805,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $451,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    Health - Other: $264,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $188,000
    Highways: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000
    Sale of Property: $16,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $294,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $207,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,000
    Health and Hospitals: $48,000
    Other: $32,000
    Public Welfare: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,432,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,002,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000
    Other License: $23,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,441,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 68
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 48
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 20
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 37
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 21
Most common first names in McCook County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9378.5 years
Mary5283.3 years
Anna4985.5 years
William4579.0 years
Henry3378.7 years
George3080.6 years
Robert3075.8 years
Fred2784.6 years
Frank2583.7 years
Walter2578.5 years
Most common last names in McCook County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hofer6977.2 years
Anderson2776.1 years
Weber2679.1 years
Tschetter2078.1 years
Feterl1878.5 years
Miller1779.1 years
Peterson1681.3 years
Gross1679.9 years
Reif1586.2 years
Nelson1473.4 years

Businesses in McCook County, SD

  • Best Western: 1
  • Ford: 1