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Potter County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2021: 2,653 (all rural); it was 2,693 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 291
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 585
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 906
Renter-occupied apartments: 186 (it was 239 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 866 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Potter County: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.4%), Retail trade (15.9%), Educational, health and social services (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Potter County, SD (2021)
    • 2,39290.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 793.0%Two or more races
    • 752.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 672.5%Asian alone
    • 261.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 140.5%Some other race alone
    • 30.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

48.7 years
South Dakota median age:

37.6 years
Males: 1,300  (49.0%)
Females: 1,353  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Potter County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $61,474 ($30,086 in 1999)
This county:

$61,474
South Dakota:

$66,143

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $629 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $806)
This county:

$629
State:

$722


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $130,441 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Potter:

$130,441
South Dakota:

$219,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,229 - $248,416
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,163
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Institutionalized population: 63

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $479,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $33,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Potter, SD residents
Average permit cost in Potter, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,759 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,478 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Potter, SD in 2021
Distribution of house value in Potter, SD in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Potter, SD in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.2%
Potter County:

7.2%
South Dakota:

12.3%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for American Indian residents, 54.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 48.7 years old
(Males: 44.2 years old, Females: 50.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, American Indian residents: 26.3 years old, Asian residents: 63.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 2.1 years old, Other race residents: 21.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Potter County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gettysburg, Hoven, Lebanon, Tolstoy.

Potter 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: Big Stone County, Minnesota , Codington County , Door County, Wisconsin , Jefferson County, Oregon , McLeod County, Minnesota , Wright County, Minnesota , Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.4%
South Dakota:

1.8%

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

Current college students: 26
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 69 (84.4% naturalized citizens)

Potter County:

2.6%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.4%

Potter County marital status for males Potter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,129
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 52
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • Mobile homes: 379

Housing units in Potter County with a mortgage: 327 (26 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44

Here:

88.1% with mortgage
State:

97.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Potter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,2452
Evangelical Protestant5126
Mainline Protestant3953
Other351
None142-
Potter 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
Potter County:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Potter County:

18.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Potter County:

9.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Potter County:

27.0%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in Potter County:

Average size of farms: 1769 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $113,718
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.98
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: 42.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $112,275
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $167,668
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.86
Corn for grain: 28737 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 55088 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 22873 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Potter County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 56% 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 527.0 miles away from Potter 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 63.2 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 336.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from Potter County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.0 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 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 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 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 Storm, Incident Period: June 07, 2005 to June 08, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1596: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 1596, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 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
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 13, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1045: March 14, 1995, FEMA Id: 1045, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Potter County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Potter

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 926 (73.4%)
  • Carpooled: 132 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 11 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 41 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 131 (10.4%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (66%)
  • Colombia (16%)
  • Japan (11%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Potter County


  • German (62%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Danish (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
55 people in nursing homes
13 people in other group homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $87,736.

3.32% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($50,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.32%
South Dakota average:

8.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($50,097 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.03% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($50,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
South Dakota average:

7.42%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($50,895 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 16.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 15.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Potter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Potter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 670 (631 aged, 39 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 59 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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: 80.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,510
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,378
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,884

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 936
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,659
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 85

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 70
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 213

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 43

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,653
  • Male householders: 634 (198 living alone), Female householders: 463 (188 living alone)
  • 592 spouses (592 opposite-sex spouses), 31 unmarried partners, (31 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 780 children (760 natural, 4 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 foster children, 33 other relatives, 30 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 67

Size of family households: 380 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 387 1-person, 26 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

502 married couples with children.
68 single-parent households (26 men, 42 women).

98.6% of residents of Potter speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 69% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $36,967,000 ($14,864 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $157,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,457,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,975,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,263,000
Federal grants: $11,755,000
Federal procurement contracts: $541,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $977,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $594,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,730,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,538,000

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

Births: 123
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 235
Here:

100 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: -223
Here -95 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Potter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.19 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:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Potter County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Potter County, South Dakota
  • 02020 or later
  • 1102010 to 2019
  • 1752000 to 2009
  • 971990 to 1999
  • 1781980 to 1989
  • 3041970 to 1979
  • 1721960 to 1969
  • 2311950 to 1959
  • 791940 to 1949
  • 2711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 594 rooms
  • 1545 rooms
  • 1516 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 1248 rooms
  • 2699+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 493 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 395 rooms
  • 316 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 1932 bedrooms
  • 3863 bedrooms
  • 1544 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 653 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7no vehicle
  • 1151 vehicle
  • 4322 vehicles
  • 2233 vehicles
  • 944 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1no vehicle
  • 1081 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.1% of Potter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in South Dakota.

Potter County:

95.1%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 2,154
  • Other state: 431
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 276
  • South: 31
  • West: 84
Year householders moved into unit in Potter County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Potter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 50
Here:

19.1%
South Dakota:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

11.3%
South Dakota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

9.7%
South Dakota:

17.1%

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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 13
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6
Most common first names in Potter County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3681.3 years
William3081.9 years
Mary2485.0 years
Anna2087.2 years
Frank1979.2 years
Rose1685.8 years
George1681.5 years
Robert1377.1 years
Dorothy1382.1 years
Margaret1384.1 years
Most common last names in Potter County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simon1981.0 years
Smith1676.8 years
Schmidt1580.6 years
Frost1579.8 years
Arbach1482.1 years
Rausch1384.3 years
Westphal1283.3 years
Hansen1277.0 years
Kilian1080.1 years
Schaefer1080.1 years

Businesses in Potter County, SD

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Potter County on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"