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Perkins County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 2,870.5 square miles
Population Density 1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 3,037
Population change 1.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 21.3%
65 and over 23.5%
Females 48.6%
White 96.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.3%
Native American 1.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.9%
Veterans 253
Households and Housing
Households 1,364
Persons per household 2.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $38,362
The per capita income $25,751
Live below the poverty line. 14.1%
housing units 1,728
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $56,700
Residents owning their homes. 71.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 479
Women-owned firms 17.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $28,156
Retail sales per capita $9,613
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0