Kingsbury County, SD

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2022 Population
5,172
0.799% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
1.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.28%
15.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,964
5.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$149,300
19.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kingsbury County, SD had a population of 5.17k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $65,964. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kingsbury County, SD grew from 5,131 to 5,172, a 0.799% increase and its median household income grew from $62,634 to $65,964, a 5.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kingsbury County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%), White (Hispanic) (1.82%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.986%).

None of the households in Kingsbury 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.

99.8% of the residents in Kingsbury County, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Kingsbury County, SD was $149,300, and the homeownership rate was 80.2%.

Most people in Kingsbury County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Kingsbury County, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kingsbury County, SD is home to a population of 5.17k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.503% of Kingsbury County, SD residents were born outside of the country (26 people).

In 2022, there were 44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.84k people) in Kingsbury County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 110 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 94 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Kingsbury County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kingsbury County, SD was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kingsbury County, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.84k ± 27
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    110 ± 56
  3. White (Hispanic)
    94 ± 44
2.84%
Hispanic Population
147 people

In 2022, there were 44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.84k people) in Kingsbury County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 110 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 94 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.84% of the people in Kingsbury County, SD are hispanic (147 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.503%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26 people
0.565%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
29 people

As of 2022, 0.503% of Kingsbury County, SD residents (26 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 Kingsbury County, SD was 0.565%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    93 ± 34
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    50 ± 29
  3. Korea
    27 ± 21

Kingsbury County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kingsbury County, SD employs 2.53k people. The largest industries in Kingsbury County, SD are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (410 people), Manufacturing (390 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (314 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($65,417), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,875), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,500).

Occupations

2.53k
2022 Value
± 172
0.317%
1 Year growth
± 9.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kingsbury County, SD grew at a rate of 0.317%, from 2.53k employees to 2.53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kingsbury County, SD, are Management Occupations (470 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (256 people), and Production Occupations (223 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kingsbury County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.53k
2022 Value
± 172
0.317%
1 Year growth
± 9.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kingsbury County, SD grew at a rate of 0.317%, from 2.53k employees to 2.53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kingsbury County, SD, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (410 people), Manufacturing (390 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (314 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kingsbury County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Kingsbury 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

$49,853
Median earning men ± $5,851
$33,650
Median earning women ± $1,810

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,875), Wholesale Trade ($67,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($40,139), Manufacturing ($39,250), and Public Administration ($39,219).

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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. 55
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 42
    Manufacturing
  3. 32
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kingsbury County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 68.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.02%).

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.

Kingsbury 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 Kingsbury County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Kingsbury 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 Kingsbury County, SD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kingsbury County, SD was $149,300 in 2022, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,500 to $149,300, a 19.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Kingsbury County, SD is 80.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kingsbury County, SD have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kingsbury County, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$149,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,245
$1,607
Median Property Taxes
±$130

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 Kingsbury County, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

80.2%
Homeownership
2022
60%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.2% of the housing units in Kingsbury County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9581
  2. Census Tract 9582

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

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Household Income

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$65,964
Median Household Income
± $5,454
2k
Number of Households
± 146

In 2022, the median household income of the 2k households in Kingsbury County, SD grew to $65,964 from the previous year's value of $62,634.

The following chart displays the households in Kingsbury 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kingsbury 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 (77.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.79%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Kingsbury County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.79%).

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

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kingsbury County, SD have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.01% of the workforce in Kingsbury County, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kingsbury County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kingsbury County, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.28% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kingsbury County, SD (470 out of 5.07k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kingsbury County, SD is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

94.4% of the population of Kingsbury County, SD has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 17.1% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 2.6% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.64%
Uninsured
47.6%
Employer Coverage
10.2%
Medicaid
17.1%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
2.6%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kingsbury County, SD grew by 4.75% from 5.38% to 5.64%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 30.7% in Kingsbury County, SD.

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