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McPherson County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 2,333 (all rural); it was 2,904 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 236
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 597
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,021
Renter-occupied apartments: 192 (it was 206 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 1137 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.2%), Construction (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in McPherson County, SD (2019)
    • 2,17995.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 482.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 311.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 180.8%Asian alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 80.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

51.1 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 1,115  (47.8%)
Females: 1,218  (52.2%)
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Average household size:
McPherson County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,536 ($22,380 in 1999)
This county:

$45,536
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $461 (lower quartile is $316, upper quartile is $612)
This county:

$461
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $65,209 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
McPherson:

$65,209
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,440 - $115,796

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $117,588
Here:

$117,588
State:

$222,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $444,779
Here:

$444,779
State:

$231,929

Mobile homes: $50,289
Here:

$50,289
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,043
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 55

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • 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: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
McPherson County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 McPherson, SD residents
Average permit cost in McPherson, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,156 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $865 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in McPherson, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in McPherson, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McPherson, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
McPherson County:

12.6%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 51.1 years old
(Males: 50.2 years old, Females: 52.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.3 years old, Black residents: 4.9 years old, American Indian residents: 40.4 years old, Asian residents: 66.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McPherson County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Eureka, Leola, Long Lake, Wetonka, Hillsview.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in McPherson County: Aberdeen Country Club (A), Aberdeen Filtration Plant (B), Daly Corners (C), Hutterville Fire Department (D), West Rondell Township Hall (E), Henry Township Hall (F), Good Samaritan Home (G), Franklin Township Hall (H), Lansing Township Hall (I), Carlisle Township Hall (J), Allison Township Hall (K), Frederick Township Hall (L), Greenfield Township Hall (M), Palmyra Township Hall (N), Savo Community Hall (O), Gem Township Hall (P), Bethany Cemetery (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McPherson County include: Peace Church (A), Scandinavian Lutheran Church (B), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (C), Augustana Church (D), Finnish Church (E), Aurland Church (F), Apostolic Church (G), Saint Marks Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Warner Cemetery (1), Augustana Cemetery (2), Sunset Memorial Gardens (3), East Rondell Cemetery (4), German Cemetery (5), Detroit Cemetery (6), Frederick Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lords Lake (A), Salt Lake (B), Alkali Lake (C), Willow Creek Lake (D), Mud Lake Reservoir (E), Elm Lake (F), Pigors Lake (G), Richmond Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crow Creek (A), Maple River (B), Webber Gulch (C), Sewer Branch (D), Putney Slough (E), Moccasin Creek (F), Foot Creek (G), Elm River (H), Willow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McPherson County include: Richmond Lake State Recreation Area (1), Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaverhead County, Montana , Adams County, North Dakota , Edmunds County , Faulk County , McIntosh County, North Dakota , Hennepin County, Minnesota , Roberts County , Walworth County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 23
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 35 (76.9% naturalized citizens)

McPherson County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.9%

McPherson County marital status for males McPherson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,249
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 73

Housing units in McPherson County with a mortgage: 184 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 630

Here:

22.6% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McPherson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1886
Evangelical Protestant4666
Catholic3512
None454-
McPherson 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
McPherson County:

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


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

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
McPherson County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

12.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McPherson County:

9.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
McPherson County:

26.3%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in McPherson County:

Average size of farms: 1300 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $146,208
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $37.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,158
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $92,230
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.69
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.58%
Corn for grain: 14611 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 21906 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20829 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

McPherson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 2074097.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 35 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/15/1978, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McPherson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 35% 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 561.7 miles away from McPherson County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 155.2 miles away from the county center
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 390.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from McPherson County center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 343.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4527, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4440, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2016 - December 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 10, 2010 to June 20, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1915: May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1915, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1887: March 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1887, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2009 to July 06, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1844: June 16, 2009, FEMA Id: 1844, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota 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
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1995 to June 20, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1052: May 26, 1995, FEMA Id: 1052, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in McPherson County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - McPherson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 778 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 11 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 59 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 175 (16.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ukraine (35%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (32%)
  • Philippines (26%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McPherson County


  • German (63%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • American (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scandinavian (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
58 people in nursing homes
10 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
292 people in other noninstitutional facilities
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,382.

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.92% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($22,067 average AGI)
2.55% relocated from other states ($11,844 average AGI)
McPherson County:

2.55%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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


3.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($83,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($83,724 average AGI)
3.72% relocated to other states ($46,483 average AGI)
McPherson County:

3.72%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in McPherson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.6

Deaths per 1000 population in McPherson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in McPherson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McPherson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in McPherson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 759 (717 aged, 42 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 66 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (43)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 36.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,535
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 219
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,639

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 688
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,643
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 38

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,333
  • Male householders: 555 (181 living alone), Female householders: 502 (242 living alone)
  • 521 spouses (521 opposite-sex spouses), 48 unmarried partners, (48 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 528 children (501 natural, 5 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 0 foster children, 6 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 146

Size of family households: 414 2-persons, 77 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 427 1-person, 21 2-persons.

426 married couples with children.
63 single-parent households (49 men, 14 women).

91.8% of residents of McPherson speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
6.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $25,288,000 ($9,233 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $237,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,420,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,653,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,130,000
Federal grants: $6,064,000
Federal procurement contracts: $182,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $838,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,010,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,258,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,069,000

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

Births: 134
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 212
Here:

81 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: -192
Here -73 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in McPherson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • 332014 or later
  • 152010 to 2013
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 2341970 to 1979
  • 1941960 to 1969
  • 1931950 to 1959
  • 831940 to 1949
  • 5061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 714 rooms
  • 1815 rooms
  • 936 rooms
  • 1357 rooms
  • 1148 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • 21 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 424 rooms
  • 635 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 2102 bedrooms
  • 3363 bedrooms
  • 1404 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McPherson County, South Dakota
  • 2no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 662 bedrooms
  • 723 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 19no vehicle
  • 1691 vehicle
  • 2842 vehicles
  • 1953 vehicles
  • 954 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McPherson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 18no vehicle
  • 1271 vehicle
  • 692 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

93.0% of McPherson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in South Dakota.

McPherson County:

93.0%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 1,561
  • Other state: 710
  • Northeast: 13
  • Midwest: 435
  • South: 147
  • West: 119
Year householders moved into unit in McPherson County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McPherson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 23.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 33.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

18.4%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

6.0%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

McPherson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Regular Highways: $39,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,043,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    General - Other: $234,000
    Police Protection: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $101,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,777,000
    Other License: $7,000

McPherson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Regular Highways: $39,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,043,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    General - Other: $234,000
    Police Protection: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $101,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,777,000
    Other License: $7,000

McPherson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Regular Highways: $39,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,043,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    General - Other: $234,000
    Police Protection: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $101,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,777,000
    Other License: $7,000

McPherson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Regular Highways: $39,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,043,000
    Financial Administration: $364,000
    General - Other: $234,000
    Police Protection: $226,000
    Central Staff Services: $101,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $77,000
    Health - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $36,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,777,000
    Other License: $7,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 62
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 28
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 14
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 44
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 27
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 18
Most common first names in McPherson County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6378.4 years
Fred4480.6 years
Jacob3281.8 years
Henry2979.2 years
Arthur2579.2 years
Lydia2385.0 years
Martha2382.5 years
Christina2285.2 years
William2277.7 years
Albert2178.9 years
Most common last names in McPherson County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fischer3977.5 years
Hoffman3175.8 years
Beck2079.8 years
Mehlhaff1978.7 years
Geffre1881.2 years
Bertsch1878.7 years
Neuharth1772.9 years
Opp1780.2 years
Wolff1783.3 years
Pfeifle1477.9 years

McPherson County on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"