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Meade County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 3,471.0 square miles
Population Density 7.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,202
Population change 7%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 24%
65 and over 12.9%
Females 48%
White 91.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 2.8%
Black or African American 2%
Native American 2.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.6%
Veterans 3,276
Households and Housing
Households 10,083
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.8%
Median household income $49,324
The per capita income $25,375
Live below the poverty line. 11%
housing units 11,286
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $157,100
Residents owning their homes. 72.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,283
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 $194,275
Retail sales per capita $8,067
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $39,213