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Shannon County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2014: 14,902 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 12,466 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 292
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,415
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,380
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,437 (it was 1,405 in 2000)
% of renters here:

50%
State:

32%

Land area: 2094 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shannon County: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (49.4%), Public administration (17.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 65%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Shannon County, SD (2019)
    • 13,58293.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 6114.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1901.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1391.0%Two or more races
    • 250.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.01%Asian alone
Median resident age:

25.0 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 7,181  (48.2%)
Females: 7,721  (51.8%)
Average household size:
Shannon County:

4.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,073 ($20,916 in 1999)
This county:

$31,073
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $192 (lower quartile is $143, upper quartile is $322)
This county:

$192
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $57,517 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Shannon:

$57,517
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,429 - $153,177
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $707
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 19
Shannon County, SD map from a distance
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: $1,839 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $268 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Shannon, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shannon, SD in 2014
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shannon, SD in 2014_5yr
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 46.8%
Shannon County:

46.8%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.7% for American Indian residents, 46.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 25.0 years old
(Males: 24.6 years old, Females: 25.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.9 years old, Black residents: 3.9 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 59.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shannon 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: Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Manderson-White Horse Creek, Porcupine, Wounded Knee, Batesland.

Shannon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Current college students: 537
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (41.0% naturalized citizens)

Shannon County:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.0%

Shannon County marital status for males Shannon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,235
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 44
  • 5 to 9: 23
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 1,289

Housing units in Shannon County with a mortgage: 178 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,702

Here:

99.4% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shannon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9185
Mainline Protestant1,1469
Evangelical Protestant76211
Other187-
None9,573-
Shannon 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
Shannon County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Shannon County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shannon County:

12.1%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Shannon County:

39.9%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Shannon County:

Average size of farms: 6333 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,898
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $26.33
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: 93.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,509
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,339
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.77
Corn for grain: 993 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7806 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Shannon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 369% 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 416.4 miles away from Shannon County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 167.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 568.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Shannon County center
On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 2.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 03, 2013 to October 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4155: November 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4155, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1886: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1886, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: November 05, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1811: December 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1811, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 18, 2000 to April 20, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1330: May 19, 2000, FEMA Id: 1330, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 04, 1999 to June 18, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1280: June 09, 1999, FEMA Id: 1280, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3015: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3015, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Shannon County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shannon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,648 (65.6%)
  • Carpooled: 799 (19.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 277 (6.9%)
  • Worked at home: 144 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (67%)
  • Mexico (33%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shannon County


  • English (1%)
  • American (1%)
  • German (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Danish (0%)
  • Polish (0%)
  • Latvian (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 99 people in other group homes
  • 48 people in religious group quarters
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 34 people in college/university student housing
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $1,000.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in South Dakota.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in South Dakota.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 30.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 28.0

Births per 1000 population in Shannon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Shannon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 23.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Shannon County
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shannon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Shannon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shannon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shannon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shannon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Shannon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 918 (676 aged, 242 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 497 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (31)
  • Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver (31)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, with renal complications (12)
  • Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation (10)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 31%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.49
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,296
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 337
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 194,283

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,782
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,069

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 15

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 240.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,707
  • In family households: 13,571 (721 male householders, 1,894 female householders)
    866 spouses, 5,788 children (5,560 natural, 113 adopted, 107 stepchildren), 2,847 grandchildren, 237 brothers or sisters, 164 parents, 8 foster children, 945 other relatives, 569 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 759 (358 male householders (327 living alone)), 226 female householders (197 living alone)), 171 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 305

Size of family households: 519 2-persons, 389 3-persons, 358 4-persons, 309 5-persons, 306 6-persons, 551 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 534 1-person, 48 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 4 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

975 married couples with children.
1,621 single-parent households (412 men, 1,209 women).

71.6% of residents of Shannon speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
28.1% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $197,565,000 ($14,803 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,850,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,096,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,964,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,551,000
Federal grants: $105,378,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,118,000 ($3,314,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,458,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $35,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $555,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,210,000

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

Births: 1,941
Here:

142 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 719
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -21
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Shannon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • 762010 or later
  • 2842000 to 2009
  • 6341990 to 1999
  • 9781980 to 1989
  • 1,0601970 to 1979
  • 2111960 to 1969
  • 1281950 to 1959
  • 1641940 to 1949
  • 1271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • 531 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 4845 rooms
  • 2636 rooms
  • 1627 rooms
  • 208 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • 101 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 2464 rooms
  • 5275 rooms
  • 4076 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • 26no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 5442 bedrooms
  • 7193 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shannon County, South Dakota
  • 11no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 4052 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 2124 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shannon County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shannon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shannon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 258no vehicle
  • 5931 vehicle
  • 3902 vehicles
  • 3093 vehicles
  • 1124 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shannon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shannon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 202no vehicle
  • 6911 vehicle
  • 3952 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

93.4% of Shannon 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, 59% lived in South Dakota.

Shannon County:

93.4%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 12,607
  • Other state: 1,760
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 1,014
  • South: 101
  • West: 617
Year householders moved into unit in Shannon County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shannon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 145
Here:

6.0%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 166
Here:

13.9%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 54
Here:

7.5%
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

Shannon County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $28,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $177,000
    General - Other: $126,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $743,000
    Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $266,000
    Highways: $241,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
    Other: $38,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $282,000
    Property: $186,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $251,000
    : $187,000

Shannon County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $28,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $177,000
    General - Other: $126,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $743,000
    Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $266,000
    Highways: $241,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
    Other: $38,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $282,000
    Property: $186,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $251,000
    : $187,000

Shannon County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $28,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $177,000
    General - Other: $126,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $743,000
    Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $266,000
    Highways: $241,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
    Other: $38,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $282,000
    Property: $186,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $251,000
    : $187,000

Shannon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $28,000
    Other: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $411,000
    Regular Highways: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $177,000
    General - Other: $126,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    General - Other: $93,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000
    Financial Administration: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $743,000
    Cash and Securities: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $266,000
    Highways: $241,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
    Other: $38,000
    Other: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $282,000
    Property: $186,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $251,000
    : $187,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 924
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 881
  • Number of recipients under 18: 204
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 535
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 185
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 218
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 467
Most common first names in Shannon County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3667.2 years
William3473.2 years
Mary3272.5 years
Joseph2576.3 years
Charles2469.3 years
George2275.1 years
James1775.9 years
Frank1781.0 years
Lucy1573.0 years
Henry1573.9 years
Most common last names in Shannon County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Janis4463.6 years
Clifford1869.3 years
Pourier1565.3 years
Mesteth1472.2 years
Tobacco1365.7 years
Goings1373.1 years
Cottier1267.4 years
Means1263.0 years
Crow1163.3 years
Waters1067.6 years

Businesses in Shannon County, SD

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • H&R Block: 1

Shannon County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"