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Hughes County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 741.6 square miles
Population Density 23 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,508
Population change 2.9%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 14.5%
Females 51.3%
White 85.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.6
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 1.3%
Native American 10.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 32%
Veterans 1,316
Households and Housing
Households 6,992
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.3%
Median household income $59,338
The per capita income $30,284
Live below the poverty line. 11.4%
housing units 7,736
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $160,900
Residents owning their homes. 67.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,919
Women-owned firms 22.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $262,349
Retail sales per capita $15,487
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $250,062