Jerauld County, SD

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2022 Population
1,836
1.38% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
50.5
1% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.11%
9.89% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,607
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$117,600
12.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jerauld County, SD had a population of 1.84k people with a median age of 50.5 and a median household income of $66,607. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jerauld County, SD grew from 1,811 to 1,836, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $58,375 to $66,607, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jerauld County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (88%), Other (Hispanic) (3.59%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%).

None of the households in Jerauld County, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Jerauld County, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jerauld County, SD was $117,600, and the homeownership rate was 85.4%.

Most people in Jerauld County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jerauld County, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jerauld County, SD is home to a population of 1.84k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.27% of Jerauld County, SD residents were born outside of the country (60 people).

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Jerauld County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Other (Hispanic) and 57 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Jerauld County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jerauld County, SD was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jerauld County, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.62k ± 144
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    66 ± 41
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    57 ± 35.1
7.35%
Hispanic Population
135 people

In 2022, there were 24.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.62k people) in Jerauld County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Other (Hispanic) and 57 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.35% of the people in Jerauld County, SD are hispanic (135 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jerauld County, SD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.27%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
60 people
3.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
57 people

As of 2022, 3.27% of Jerauld County, SD residents (60 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jerauld County, SD was 3.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    51 ± 33
  2. Korea
    27 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    19 ± 19

Jerauld County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jerauld County, SD employs 968 people. The largest industries in Jerauld County, SD are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (174 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (142 people), and Retail Trade (124 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($98,438), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,250), and Information ($83,571).

Occupations

968
2022 Value
± 132
9.88%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jerauld County, SD grew at a rate of 9.88%, from 881 employees to 968 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jerauld County, SD, are Management Occupations (186 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (103 people), and Transportation Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jerauld County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

968
2022 Value
± 132
9.88%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jerauld County, SD grew at a rate of 9.88%, from 881 employees to 968 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jerauld County, SD, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (174 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (142 people), and Retail Trade (124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jerauld County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Jerauld County, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,202
Median earning men ± $7,162
$26,827
Median earning women ± $6,982

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($97,731), Other Services Except Public Administration ($87,500), and Manufacturing ($82,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($98,750), Manufacturing ($42,813), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.37%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 450k people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.37% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.96%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 24
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 20
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 16
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jerauld County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 71.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.49%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Jerauld County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Jerauld County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Jerauld County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.482% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (206k), Some college (148k), and Bachelors Degree (133k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jerauld County, SD was $117,600 in 2022, which is 0.417 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $104,500 to $117,600, a 12.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Jerauld County, SD is 85.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jerauld County, SD have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jerauld County, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$117,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$41,341
$734
Median Property Taxes
±$118

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jerauld County, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jerauld County, SD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 85.4% of the housing units in Jerauld County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9741
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$66,607
Median Household Income
± $13,899
859
Number of Households
± 120

In 2022, the median household income of the 859 households in Jerauld County, SD grew to $66,607 from the previous year's value of $58,375.

The following chart displays the households in Jerauld County, SD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jerauld County, SD is from South Dakota.
0.438
2022 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.9%)
  3. Carpooled (4.89%)

In 2022, 72.5% of workers in Jerauld County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.9%) and those who carpooled to work (4.89%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jerauld County, SD have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Jerauld County, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jerauld County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jerauld County, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jerauld County, SD (163 out of 1.79k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jerauld County, SD is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Jerauld County, SD has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 23.4% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 11.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 29.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.42%
Uninsured
45.9%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
23.4%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.84%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jerauld County, SD grew by 3.37% from 5.24% to 5.42%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.5% in Jerauld County, SD.

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