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Dewey County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 2,302.5 square miles
Population Density 2.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,586
Population change 5.4%
Under 5 years of age 11.2%
Under 18 34.6%
65 and over 10%
Females 51.1%
White 23
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 3.8%
Black or African American 0.2%
Native American 72.9%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.8%
Veterans 309
Households and Housing
Households 1,687
Persons per household 3.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $30,710
The per capita income $15,558
Live below the poverty line. 33.3%
housing units 1,988
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $57,500
Residents owning their homes. 58.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 489
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $23,806
Retail sales per capita $3,976
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $12,458