Todd County, SD

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2022 Population
9,353
0.859% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
25.1
4.15% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
52.2%
11.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$33,792
28.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$40,500
41.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,296
16.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Todd County, SD had a population of 9.35k people with a median age of 25.1 and a median household income of $33,792. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Todd County, SD declined from 9,434 to 9,353, a −0.859% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,250 to $33,792, a 28.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Todd County, SD are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (83.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (7.49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (2.81%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%).

None of the households in Todd County, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.8% of the residents in Todd County, SD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Todd County, SD are Sinte Gleska University (87 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Todd County, SD was $40,500, and the homeownership rate was 43%.

Most people in Todd County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Todd County, SD was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Todd County, SD is home to a population of 9.35k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.62% of Todd County, SD residents were born outside of the country (339 people).

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.8k people) in Todd County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 701 White (Non-Hispanic) and 314 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Todd County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Todd County, SD was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Todd County, SD
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    7.8k ± 97
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    701 ± 15
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    314 ± 15
4.19%
Hispanic Population
392 people

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.8k people) in Todd County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 701 White (Non-Hispanic) and 314 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.19% of the people in Todd County, SD are hispanic (392 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Todd County, SD as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,032 ± 1,350 people
  2. Guatemala
    2,803 ± 1,298 people
  3. Ethiopia
    2,418 ± 1,206 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,032 South Dakota residents, followed by Guatemala with 2,803 and Ethiopia with 2,418.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
339 people
3.03%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
286 people

As of 2022, 3.62% of Todd County, SD residents (339 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Todd County, SD was 3.03%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    71 ± 36
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    54 ± 47
  3. Korea
    21 ± 27

Todd County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Todd County, SD employs 2.3k people. The largest industries in Todd County, SD are Educational Services (744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (329 people), and Public Administration (248 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,542), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,125), and Public Administration ($43,654).

Males in South Dakota have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,552. The income inequality in South Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.438, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.3k
2022 Value
± 255
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Todd County, SD grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 1.97k employees to 2.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Todd County, SD, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (432 people), Management Occupations (270 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (220 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Todd County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.3k
2022 Value
± 255
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Todd County, SD grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 1.97k employees to 2.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Todd County, SD, are Educational Services (744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (329 people), and Public Administration (248 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Todd County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Todd County, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,134
Median earning men ± $4,124
$34,866
Median earning women ± $7,393

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,958), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,194), and Public Administration ($43,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,625), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,522), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,156).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.37%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 450k people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.37% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.96%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Dakota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 37
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 20
    Retail Trade
  3. 10
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Todd County, SD went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 77.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (21%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.73%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Todd County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Todd County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Todd County, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Todd County, SD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Todd County, SD awarded 87 degrees. The student population of Todd County, SD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 130 male students and 414 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Todd County, SD are American Indian or Alaska Native (70 and 80.5%), followed by White (17 and 19.5%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Todd County, SD by number of degrees awarded are Sinte Gleska University (87 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Todd County, SD are General Human Services (22 and 25.3%), Elementary Education & Teaching (20 and 23%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (16 and 18.4%).

The median tuition cost in Todd County, SD for a public four year colleges is $4,200 for in-state students and $4,200 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 544 students enrolled in Todd County, SD, 23.9% men and 76.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 478 records, of which 76.6% were women and 23.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Todd County, SD was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 7 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
87 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sinte Gleska University with 87 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Todd County, SD, which is 0.279 times less than the 68 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 70 degrees mean that there were 4.12 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($514) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.482% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (206k), Some college (148k), and Bachelors Degree (133k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Todd County, SD was $40,500 in 2022, which is 0.144 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $28,700 to $40,500, a 41.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Todd County, SD is 43%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Todd County, SD have an average commute time of 16 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Todd County, SD is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

In 2022, 25.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Todd County, SD. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.56%.

Property

$40,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,448
$1,034
Median Property Taxes
±$138

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Todd County, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Todd County, SD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

43%
Homeownership
2022
58.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43% of the housing units in Todd County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9402
  2. Census Tract 9401

The following map shows all of the tracts in Todd County, SD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$33,792
Median Household Income
± $8,080
2.41k
Number of Households
± 241

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.41k households in Todd County, SD grew to $33,792 from the previous year's value of $26,250.

The following chart displays the households in Todd County, SD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Todd County, SD is from South Dakota.
0.438
2022 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Walked (5.72%)

In 2022, 76.9% of workers in Todd County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who walked to work (5.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Todd County, SD have a shorter commute time (16 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.635% of the workforce in Todd County, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Todd County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Todd County, SD have 1 car.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 25.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Todd County, SD. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.56%.

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Poverty & Diversity

52.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Todd County, SD (4.79k out of 9.18k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Todd County, SD is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 49.1% of the children was living in poverty in Todd County, SD. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.2%.

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Health

72.4% of the population of Todd County, SD has health coverage, with 13.8% on employee plans, 47.8% on Medicaid, 4.94% on Medicare, 4.85% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Todd County, SD see 3392 patients per year on average, which represents a 34% decrease from the previous year (5142 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5156 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1289 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,392 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Todd County, SD

Primary care physicians in Todd County, SD see an average of 3,392 patients per year. This represents a 34% decrease from the previous year (5,142 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Todd County, SD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 42.3% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 29.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.39% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

27.6%
Uninsured
13.8%
Employer Coverage
47.8%
Medicaid
4.94%
Medicare
4.85%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Todd County, SD grew by 0.325% from 27.5% to 27.6%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 147 in Todd County, SD.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.5% in Todd County, SD.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19% in Todd County, SD.

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