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Mellette County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 1,307.3 square miles
Population Density 1.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 2,081
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 8.8%
Under 18 30.2%
65 and over 15.2%
Females 47.2%
White 41.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.7
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 5.3%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 52.8%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.8%
Veterans 156
Households and Housing
Households 698
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.9%
Median household income $35,109
The per capita income $15,760
Live below the poverty line. 36.6%
housing units 835
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $54,100
Residents owning their homes. 66.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 0
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 $9,280
Retail sales per capita $4,529
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0