Miner County, SD

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2022 Population
2,312
0.829% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
48.8
1.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.5%
22.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,037
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$93,900
13.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Miner County, SD had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 48.8 and a median household income of $62,037. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Miner County, SD grew from 2,293 to 2,312, a 0.829% increase and its median household income grew from $56,351 to $62,037, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Miner County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.95%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.952%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.562%).

None of the households in Miner 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.

100% of the residents in Miner County, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Miner County, SD was $93,900, and the homeownership rate was 81.1%.

Most people in Miner County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Miner County, SD was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Miner County, SD is home to a population of 2.31k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Miner County, SD residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 48.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Miner County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45 White (Hispanic) and 31 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Miner County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Miner County, SD was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Miner County, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 50
  2. White (Hispanic)
    45 ± 47
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    31 ± 22
2.9%
Hispanic Population
67 people

In 2022, there were 48.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Miner County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45 White (Hispanic) and 31 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.9% of the people in Miner County, SD are hispanic (67 people).

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

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    51 ± 27
  2. Korea
    25 ± 23
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    8 ± 14

Miner County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Miner County, SD employs 1.12k people. The largest industries in Miner County, SD are Health Care & Social Assistance (208 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (150 people), and Manufacturing (132 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,625), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750), and Wholesale Trade ($67,955).

Occupations

1.12k
2022 Value
± 138
0.538%
1 Year growth
± 17.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Miner County, SD grew at a rate of 0.538%, from 1.12k employees to 1.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miner County, SD, are Management Occupations (177 people), Production Occupations (147 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (125 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miner County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.12k
2022 Value
± 138
0.538%
1 Year growth
± 17.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Miner County, SD grew at a rate of 0.538%, from 1.12k employees to 1.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miner County, SD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (208 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (150 people), and Manufacturing (132 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miner County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Miner 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

$47,344
Median earning men ± $3,408
$32,202
Median earning women ± $2,332

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($68,295), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,875), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,375), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,143), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($37,917).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 26
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 22
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 22
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Miner County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 69.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.72%).

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.

Miner 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 Miner County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Miner 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 Miner 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.

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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 Miner County, SD was $93,900 in 2022, which is 0.333 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $82,700 to $93,900, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Miner County, SD is 81.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Miner County, SD have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Miner County, SD is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$93,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,912
$738
Median Property Taxes
±$99

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

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

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Rent vs Own

81.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.1% of the housing units in Miner County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9616
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$62,037
Median Household Income
± $5,804
910
Number of Households
± 116

In 2022, the median household income of the 910 households in Miner County, SD grew to $62,037 from the previous year's value of $56,351.

The following chart displays the households in Miner 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 Miner 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 (77.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (6.39%)

In 2022, 77.6% of workers in Miner County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (6.39%).

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

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miner County, SD have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Miner County, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Miner County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Miner County, SD have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miner County, SD (236 out of 2.25k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

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

92% of the population of Miner County, SD has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 9.64% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

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

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 15.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.1% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

8.05%
Uninsured
48%
Employer Coverage
9.64%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miner County, SD grew by 13.3% from 7.1% to 8.05%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 31.7% in Miner County, SD.

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