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Walworth County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 5,544 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 5,974 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 705
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 968
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,785
Renter-occupied apartments: 719 (it was 721 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 708 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Walworth County: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.8%), Retail trade (11.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Walworth County, SD (2019)
    • 4,30778.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 58710.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2795.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1883.4%Two or more races
    • 1242.3%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

43.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,778  (50.1%)
Females: 2,766  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Walworth County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,782 ($27,834 in 1999)
This county:

$56,782
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $574 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $664)
This county:

$574
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $97,648 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Walworth:

$97,648
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,879 - $179,846
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,013
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $500

Institutionalized population: 152

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: 1
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0
Walworth County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $242,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $231,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Walworth, SD residents
Average permit cost in Walworth, 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: $1,770 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,408 (1.5%)

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

8.8%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.6 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 44.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.3 years old, Black residents: 8.0 years old, American Indian residents: 30.5 years old, Asian residents: 16.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Walworth 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: Mobridge, Selby, Java, Glenham, Akaska, Lowry.

Walworth 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 Walworth County: Plainview Colony Number Two (A), Pembrook Colony (B), Bowdle City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walworth County include: Richland Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seventh-Day Adventist Cemetery (1), Congregational Cemetery (2), Strassburg Cemetery (3), Morningside Cemetery (4), Loyalton Cemetery (5), Holy Trinity Cemetery (6), Hope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: North Scatterwood Lake (A), Alkali Lake (B), Grass Lake (C), Lake Parmley (D), Bowdle-Hosmer Lake (E), Blank Dam (F), Rosette Lake (G), Cleveland Dam (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Walworth County include: Stafford Dam State Public Shooting Area (1), Steigelmier State Public Shooting Area (2), Bowdle-Hosmer Public Shooting Area (3), Hosmer State Public Shooting Area (4), Mina Recreation Area (5), Heilman State Public Shooting Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaverhead County, Montana , Hancock County, Maine , Hennepin County, Minnesota , McPherson County , Presque Isle County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 113
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 68 (57.6% naturalized citizens)

Walworth County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.4%

Walworth County marital status for males Walworth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,130
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 111
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 63
  • 20 to 49: 28
  • 50 or more: 71
  • Mobile homes: 468

Housing units in Walworth County with a mortgage: 699 (1 second mortgage, 31 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,013

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Walworth County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,90315
Mainline Protestant1,59010
Catholic9482
Other141
None983-
Walworth 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
Walworth County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Walworth County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

11.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Walworth County:

10.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

29.5%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Walworth County:

Average size of farms: 1429 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,413
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $91.55
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,609
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $131,265
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.89
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.49%
Corn for grain: 24050 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 47174 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 27708 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Walworth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 6700470.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Walworth County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 60% 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 517.6 miles away from Walworth 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 94.0 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 344.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 198.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from Walworth County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 298.2 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 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 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 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
  • South Dakota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1986 to May 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-764: May 03, 1986, FEMA Id: 764, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, 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 2019 - Walworth

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,019 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 215 (8.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (2.0%)
  • Walked: 118 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 116 (4.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Firefighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Nicaragua (51%)
  • Canada (26%)
  • Spain (16%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Walworth County


  • German (42%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 159 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,509.

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.75% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($28,302 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($9,233 average AGI)
Walworth County:

1.43%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.09% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($28,036 average AGI)
1.88% relocated to other states ($16,703 average AGI)
Walworth County:

1.88%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Walworth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Walworth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Walworth County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Walworth County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Walworth County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Walworth County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Walworth County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Walworth County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Walworth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,368 (1,247 aged, 121 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 99 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (78)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (22)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 18.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,708
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 562
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,108

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,147
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,511
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 73

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 127

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,544
  • Male householders: 1,206 (366 living alone), Female householders: 1,111 (359 living alone)
  • 1,179 spouses (1,179 opposite-sex spouses), 161 unmarried partners, (161 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,344 children (1,290 natural, 35 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 43 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 26 foster children, 3 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 394

Size of family households: 811 2-persons, 286 3-persons, 161 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 731 1-person, 184 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

1,080 married couples with children.
126 single-parent households (55 men, 71 women).

96.5% of residents of Walworth speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,977,000 ($7,069 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $571,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,941,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,823,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,976,000
Federal grants: $8,157,000
Federal procurement contracts: $379,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,701,000 ($30,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $548,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,885,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,472,000

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

Births: 389
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 428
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -431
Here -78 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Walworth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.96 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • 1202014 or later
  • 752010 to 2013
  • 1772000 to 2009
  • 1831990 to 1999
  • 1321980 to 1989
  • 6421970 to 1979
  • 4611960 to 1969
  • 2981950 to 1959
  • 3001940 to 1949
  • 7061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 1834 rooms
  • 2865 rooms
  • 2796 rooms
  • 2227 rooms
  • 1618 rooms
  • 4959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • 41 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1543 rooms
  • 1534 rooms
  • 1015 rooms
  • 656 rooms
  • 637 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • 4no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 5393 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 2115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Walworth County, South Dakota
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 2742 bedrooms
  • 1173 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Walworth County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Walworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Walworth County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7no vehicle
  • 3431 vehicle
  • 6902 vehicles
  • 3583 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 1835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Walworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Walworth County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 36no vehicle
  • 4041 vehicle
  • 1212 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

81.1% of Walworth County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in South Dakota.

Walworth County:

81.1%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 3,467
  • Other state: 1,958
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 1,436
  • South: 132
  • West: 370
Year householders moved into unit in Walworth County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Walworth County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 30.5%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

2.1%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

6.4%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

8.6%
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

Walworth County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $756,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $764,000
    Police Protection: $641,000
    General - Other: $356,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,958,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,535,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $463,000
    Other: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $543,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Other: $1,000

Walworth County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $756,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $764,000
    Police Protection: $641,000
    General - Other: $356,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,958,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,535,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $463,000
    Other: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $543,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Other: $1,000

Walworth County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $756,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $764,000
    Police Protection: $641,000
    General - Other: $356,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,958,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,535,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $463,000
    Other: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $543,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Other: $1,000

Walworth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $756,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $764,000
    Police Protection: $641,000
    General - Other: $356,000
    Health - Other: $266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,958,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,535,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $463,000
    Other: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $543,000
    Other License: $10,000
    Other: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 130
  • Number of aged recipients: 18
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 112
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 74
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 42
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 46
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Walworth County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7479.2 years
William5179.0 years
George4378.7 years
Mary3381.1 years
Henry3180.1 years
Jacob3180.7 years
Robert3069.2 years
Emma2984.4 years
Margaret2980.4 years
Arthur2779.4 years
Most common last names in Walworth County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2177.9 years
Larson1783.3 years
Anderson1780.6 years
Huber1677.3 years
Brown1575.3 years
Miller1481.5 years
Naasz1478.1 years
Schanzenbach1482.1 years
Aman1382.0 years
Schneider1279.9 years
Businesses in Walworth County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1Slumberland1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

Walworth County on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"