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Sanborn County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 2,417 (all rural); it was 2,675 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 301
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 470
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 810
Renter-occupied apartments: 204 (it was 233 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 569 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Sanborn County: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.9%), Manufacturing (13.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Sanborn County, SD (2019)
    • 2,23393.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 923.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 190.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 110.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 1,264  (52.3%)
Females: 1,153  (47.7%)
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Average household size:
Sanborn County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,102 ($33,375 in 1999)
This county:

$58,102
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $383 (lower quartile is $316, upper quartile is $547)
This county:

$383
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,984 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Sanborn:

$96,984
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,126 - $180,725

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $130,312
Here:

$130,312
State:

$222,394

Mobile homes: $33,748
Here:

$33,748
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,023
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 45

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 3
Sanborn County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $31,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $591,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $235,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Sanborn, SD residents
Average permit cost in Sanborn, SD
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,087 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,251 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Sanborn, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sanborn, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sanborn, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.0%
Sanborn County:

8.0%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, American Indian residents: 32.3 years old, Asian residents: 35.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sanborn 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 $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Woonsocket, Letcher, Artesian, Forestburg.

Sanborn 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 location: Knippling Ranch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sanborn County include: Saint Johns Church (A), Saint Peters Mission (B), Crow Creek Church (C), Christ Church (D), Duncan Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crow Creek Cemetery (1), Spring Hill Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bedashosha Lake (A), Voneye Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Campbell Creek (A), Crow Creek (B), Dry Run (C), Elm Creek (D), Smith Creek (E), Wolf Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sanborn County: North Shore Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Aurora County , Lewis County, New York , Hyde County , Moody County , Sully County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 67
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 30 (52.9% naturalized citizens)

Sanborn County:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.9%

Sanborn County marital status for males Sanborn County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,032
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 7
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 116

Housing units in Sanborn County with a mortgage: 269 (19 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 490

Here:

35.4% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sanborn County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,1892
Mainline Protestant2232
Evangelical Protestant1384
Other--
None805-
Sanborn 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
Sanborn County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

12.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sanborn County:

7.8%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Sanborn County:

29.2%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in Sanborn County:

Average size of farms: 965 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $108,351
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.15
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,493
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $108,430
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.50%
Corn for grain: 56163 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4859 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34891 harvested acres
Vegetables: 693 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sanborn County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 9412016.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/16/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sanborn County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 185% 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 65.4 miles away from Sanborn County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 621.1 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 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 23.7 miles away from Sanborn 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 391.9 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 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 Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2019 - June 7, 2019, FEMA Id: 4463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4440, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota 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: July 21, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1938: September 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1938, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1620: December 20, 2005, FEMA Id: 1620, 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sanborn County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, 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 - Sanborn

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 517 (63.4%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (3.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 54 (6.6%)
  • Worked at home: 204 (25.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (41%)
  • South Africa (33%)
  • Honduras (30%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sanborn County


  • German (36%)
  • American (16%)
  • Norwegian (14%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
37 people in nursing homes
129 people in other noninstitutional facilities
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,640.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.63% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($41,130 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Davison County, SD  2.40% ($32,826 average AGI)


4.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($40,868 average AGI)
2.12% relocated to other states ($21,079 average AGI)
Sanborn County:

2.12%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Births per 1000 population in Sanborn County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Sanborn County

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

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sanborn County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sanborn County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 525 (474 aged, 51 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 54 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,023
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,023

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,417
  • Male householders: 550 (142 living alone), Female householders: 486 (116 living alone)
  • 595 spouses (595 opposite-sex spouses), 75 unmarried partners, (75 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 631 children (617 natural, 4 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 foster children, 6 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 50

Size of family households: 401 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 119 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 261 1-person, 39 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

437 married couples with children.
123 single-parent households (21 men, 102 women).

96.4% of residents of Sanborn speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $22,120,000 ($8,423 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $345,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,728,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,634,000
Federal grants: $3,312,000
Federal procurement contracts: $292,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $924,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,561,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $567,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,465,000

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

Births: 142
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 175
Here:

69 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: -95
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sanborn County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.07 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • 282014 or later
  • 282010 to 2013
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 1141990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 1231970 to 1979
  • 1111960 to 1969
  • 621950 to 1959
  • 391940 to 1949
  • 5251939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 604 rooms
  • 925 rooms
  • 1306 rooms
  • 1377 rooms
  • 1158 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • 71 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 574 rooms
  • 775 rooms
  • 496 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 1182 bedrooms
  • 3163 bedrooms
  • 2034 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanborn County, South Dakota
  • 6no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1012 bedrooms
  • 953 bedrooms
  • 434 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanborn County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanborn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanborn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 941 vehicle
  • 2672 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 1504 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanborn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanborn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 24no vehicle
  • 811 vehicle
  • 1152 vehicles
  • 433 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

93.0% of Sanborn County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in South Dakota.

Sanborn County:

93.0%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 1,974
  • Other state: 397
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 215
  • South: 38
  • West: 137
Year householders moved into unit in Sanborn County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sanborn County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Other fuel
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 42.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

27.8%
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

Sanborn County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,746,000
    Police Protection: $330,000
    Financial Administration: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $21,000
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,067,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000
    Other License: $7,000

Sanborn County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,746,000
    Police Protection: $330,000
    Financial Administration: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $21,000
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,067,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000
    Other License: $7,000

Sanborn County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,746,000
    Police Protection: $330,000
    Financial Administration: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $21,000
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,067,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000
    Other License: $7,000

Sanborn County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $160,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,746,000
    Police Protection: $330,000
    Financial Administration: $179,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $21,000
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $449,000
    Other: $32,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,067,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000
    Other License: $7,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 28
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 21
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 13
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 10
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 14
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 19
Most common first names in Sanborn County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1981.1 years
Mary1783.9 years
Anna1383.2 years
Henry1277.7 years
William1177.7 years
Robert1075.7 years
Elmer1079.6 years
Marie986.4 years
Fred883.7 years
Margaret889.9 years
Most common last names in Sanborn County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Steichen1676.9 years
Larson1480.9 years
Kogel1178.7 years
Goergen1079.2 years
Anderson978.3 years
Nielson983.5 years
Nelson981.6 years
Feistner885.4 years
Peterson875.5 years
Brown785.9 years

Sanborn County on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"