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Mitchell Six-County Regional Partnership Demographics

The Mitchell Six-County Region is located in the the middle of North America; the geographic transition between America's Midwest and West. To the east is rich, abundance Midwestern farmland stretching like a quilt across the rolling plains. To the west the magnificent Missouri River opens the door to what is rich with heritage and legends. The six counties in the Partnership are Aurora, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, and Sanborn.

Summary 2000 2010 2015
Population 53,293 52,896  52,678
Households 20,790 21,080 21,085
Families 13,953 13,957 13,884
Average Household Size 2.49 2.43 2.42
Owner Occupied HUs 14,626 14,888 14,882
Renter Occupied HUs 6,164 6,192 6,203
Median Age 38.4 40.1 40.2
Trends: 2010-2015 Annual Rate Area State National
Population -0.08% 0% 0.76%
Households   0% 0% 0.78%
Families -0.1% 0% 0.64%
Owner HHs   -0.01% 0% 0.82%
Median Household Income 3% 0% 2.36%

Chart of demographic trends

  2000   2010   2015  
Households by Income Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
< $15,000 4,712 22.7% 3,609 17.1% 3,446 16.3%
$15,000 - $24,999 3,637 17.5% 2,925 13.9% 2,415 11.5%
$25,000 - $34,999 3,347 16.1% 3,004 14.3% 2,578 12.2%
$35,000 - $49,999  3,731 18.0% 3,683 17.5% 3,027  14.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 3,338 16.1% 4,557  21.6% 6,320 30.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 1,180 5.7% 1,964 9.3% 1,780 8.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 470 2.3% 944 4.5% 1,063 5.0%
$150,000 - $199,000 138 0.7% 172 0.8% 207 1.0%
$200,000+ 207 1.0% 222 1.1% 249 1.2%
Median Household Income $30,672   $38,807    $44,991  
Average Household Income $39,712   $47,218   $50,281  
Per Capita Income $15,797   $19,157   $20,513  

Chart showing household income

  2000   2010   2015  
Population by Age Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
0 - 4 3,455 6.5% 3,527 6.7% 3,421 6.5%
5 - 9 3,749 7.0% 3,523 6.7% 3,437 6.5%
10 - 14 4,278 8.0% 3,603 6.8% 3,794 7.2%
15 - 19 4,452 8.4% 3,866 7.3% 3,713  7.0%
20 - 24  2,904 5.4% 3,036 5.7% 2,899 5.5%
25 - 34     5,351 10.0% 6,100 11.5% 5,962 11.3%
35 - 44 7,472 14.0% 5,680 10.7% 5,787 11.0%
45 - 54 6,642 12.5% 7,515 14.2% 6,307 12.0%
55 - 64 4,787 9.0% 6,543 12.4% 7,426  14.1%
65 - 74   4,705 8.8% 4,119 7.8% 4,873 9.3%
75 - 84 3,737 7.0% 3,399 6.4% 3,125 5.9%
85+ 1,761 3.3% 1,985 3.8% 1,934 3.7%

Chart of population by age

  2000   2010   2015  
Race and Ethnicity Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
White Alone 50,081 94.0%   49,422 93.4% 49,087 93.2%
Black Alone 96 0.2% 97 0.2% 99 0.2%
American Indian Alone 2,476 4.6% 2,648  5.0% 2,717 5.2%
Asian Alone 142 0.3% 171 0.3% 187 0.4%
Paci?c Islander Alone 7 0.0% 7 0.0% 7 0.0%
Some Other Race Alone 142 0.3% 163 0.3% 172 0.3%
Two or More Races 349 0.7% 388 0.7% 409 0.8%
Hispanic Origin (Any Race) 429 0.8%   512 1.0% 550 1.0%


Chart of population by race

2010 POPULATION  
SOUTH DAKOTA 814,180
Counties  
Aurora 2,710
Davison 19,504
Douglas 3,002
Hanson 3,331
Hutchinson 7,343
Sanborn 2,355
Region's Total 38,245
Source: 2010 U.S. Census  

 

2010 POPULATION BY CITY    
SOUTH DAKOTA   814,180
CITIES COUNTIES POPULATION
Plankinton AURORA 707
Stickney AURORA 284
White Lake AURORA 372
Ethan DAVISON 331
Mitchell DAVISON 15,254
Mount Vernon DAVISON 462
Armour DOUGLAS 699
Corsica DOUGLAS 592
Delmont DOUGLAS 234
Alexandria HANSON 615
Emery HANSON 447
Farmer HANSON 10
Fulton HANSON 91
Dimock HUTCHINSON 125
Freeman HUTCHINSON 1,306
Menno HUTCHINSON 608
Olivet HUTCHINSON 74
Parkston HUTCHINSON 1,508
Tripp HUTCHINSON 647
Artesian SANBORN 138
Letcher SANBORN 173
Woonsocket SANBORN 655

 

Davison County Demographics

  Census Census Estimate Estimate Estimate Estimate Projection
  2000 1990 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Population 18,728 17,503 19,039 18,987 18,931 18,929 19,832
Median Age 36 33 37 37 38 38 0
# of Households 8,093 6,935 8,641 8,696 8,738 8,756 0
Median Income $33,476 $20,750 $40,495 $42,373 $43,691 $41,441 $0



Mitchell Six-County Regional Partnership Quality of Life

South Dakota ranks #9 in per capita disposable income adjusted for cost of living*. The average South Dakota salary for occupations requiring a bachelor's degree is $43,543. For those requiring a bachelor's degree plus work experience, the average South Dakota salary is $77,124.

Here are more South Dakota statistics:

  • #2 nationally for overall cost of living
  • #1 for lowest cost of miscellaneous goods
  • #1 for lowest cost of transportation
  • #8 for lowest cost of housing
  • #10 for lowest cost of groceries
  • #16 for lowest cost of utilities
  • #18 for lowest cost of healthcare
  • #1 nationally for business climate for entrepreneurs
  • #1 nationally for the lowest property crime rate
  • #4 nationally for the lowest violent crime rate

*Source: The Cost of Living Index, The Council for Community and Economic Research (formerly ACCRA), www.livedakota.org



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