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Day County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 1,027.9 square miles
Population Density 5.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,596
Population change -2%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22%
65 and over 23.7%
Females 49.2%
White 88.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 8.9%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.4%
Veterans 572
Households and Housing
Households 2,511
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.4%
Median household income $39,761
The per capita income $23,126
Live below the poverty line. 20.8%
housing units 3,652
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,800
Residents owning their homes. 70.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 600
Women-owned firms 14.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $50,954
Retail sales per capita $9,023
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $97,126