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South Dakota State Census Facts

South Dakota Population Facts

Total population in South Dakota: 795,757

South Dakota Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009: 7.60%

Males in South Dakota: 396,705

Females in South Dakota: 399,052

Median age in South Dakota (years): 37.4

Under 5 years in South Dakota: 56,160

18 years and over in South Dakota: 600,409

65 years and over in South Dakota: 113,902

One race in South Dakota: 781,115

White in South Dakota: 693,107

Black or African American in South Dakota: 7,771

American Indian and Alaska Native: 66,817

Asian in South Dakota: 6,634

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 206

Some other race in South Dakota: 6,580

Mixed Race Ethnicity in South Dakota: 14,642

Hispanic or Latino in South Dakota (of any race): 17,628

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over: 55.70%

Foreign born people in South Dakota, percent, 2000: 1.80%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000: 6.50%

South Dakota High school graduates, percent of people age 25+, 2000: 84.60%

Bachelor's degree or higher in South Dakota, pct of people age 25+, 2000: 21.50%

People in South Dakota with a disability, age 5+, 2000: 114,619

Mean travel time to work in South Dakota (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000: 16.6

Housing units in South Dakota, 2008: 361,482

South Dakota Homeownership rate, 2000: 68.20%

Housing units in multi-unit structures in South Dakota, percent, 2000: 18.90%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000: $79,600

Households in South Dakota, 2000: 290,245

People per household in South Dakota, 2000: 2.5

Median household income in South Dakota, 2008: $46,244

South Dakkota Per capita money income, 1999: $17,562

People below poverty level, percent, 2008: 12.70%

South Dakota Business Facts

Private nonfarm establishments in South Dakota, 2007: 25,869

Private nonfarm employment in South Dakota, 2007: 330,169

Private nonfarm employment in South Dakota, percent change 2000-2007: 7.70%

Nonemployer establishments in South Dakota, 2007: 57,777

Total number of businesses in South Dakota, 2002: 69,536

Black-owned businesses in South Dakota, percent, 2002: 0.20%

American Indian and Alaska Native owned businesses, percent, 2002: 1.90%

Asian-owned businesses in South Dakota, percent, 2002: 0.40%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned businesses, percent, 2002: 0.00%

Hispanic-owned businesses in South Dakota, percent, 2002: 0.50%

Women-owned businesses in South Dakota, percent, 2002: 22.40%

Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000): 10,710,187

Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000): 7,845,096

South Dakota Retail sales, 2002 ($1000): 9,601,175

South Dakota Retail sales per capita, 2002: $12,626

Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000): 1,226,459

Building permits in South Dakota, 2008: 3,884

Federal spending in South Dakota, 2008: 8,552,188

South Dakota Geography Facts

South Dakota Land area, 2000 (square miles): 75,884.64

South Dakota People per square mile, 2000: 9.9

South Dakota Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics

South Dakota Social Characteristics: Estimate

Average household size in South Dakota: 2.43

Average family size in South Dakota: 3

South Dakota Population 25 years and over: 516,633

Civilian veterans in South Dakota (civilian population 18 years and over): 73,913

Foreign born in South Dakota: 15,905

Male, Now married, except separated in South Dakota (population 15 years and over): 172,913

Female, Now married, except separated in South Dakota (population 15 years and over): 169,241

Speak a language other than English at home in South Dakota (population 5 years and over): 47,021

South Dakota Household population: 764,518

South Dakota Economic Characteristics: Estimate

In labor force (population 16 years and over): 437,306

Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over): 16.2

Median household income in South Dakota (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 45,542

Median family income in South Dakota (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 57,803

South Dakota Per capita income (in 2008 inflation-adjusted dollars): 23,798

South Dakota Housing Characteristics: Estimate

Total housing units in South Dakota: 356,827

Occupied housing units in South Dakota: 314,820

Owner-occupied housing units in South Dakota: 217,079

Renter-occupied housing units in South Dakota: 97,741

Vacant housing units in South Dakota: 42,007

Owner-occupied homes in South Dakota: 217,079

Median value (dollars): 118,400

With a mortgage in South Dakota (dollars): 1,158

Not mortgaged in South Dakota (dollars): 382

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The use of methamphetamine continues to affect all areas of South Dakota. Use of and demand for methamphetamine has continued to rise over the past year. Methamphetamine has come to the attention of the public through an increasingly aware media, informed public officials from the local to national level, and concerned citizens. Public efforts are underway by law enforcement, politicians, social service agencies and the media to further educate the public to the dangers of methamphetamine use and abuse. In addition, marijuana is readily available in all areas of South Dakota. It continues as the most abused of the illegal controlled substances.

Because of South Dakota’s methamphetamine problem many drug rehab programs have been created to help people through their recovery process. You may wonder, “What is a drug rehab?” Drug addiction treatment centers provide rehabilitation services for drug addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders (dual diagnosis). Drug rehabs and alcohol rehab programs exist to help individuals who suffer from addiction and alcoholism learn the tools they need to live happy, healthy lives free from chemical dependency and dual diagnosis.

2006-2007 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health:

Below is a table with data pertaining to the Selected Drug Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, Average Annual Marijuana Initiates, Past Year Substance Dependence or Abuse, Needing But Not Receiving Treatment, Serious Psychological Distress, and Having at Least One Major Depressive, by Age Group: Estimated Numbers (in Thousands), Annual Averages Based on 2006-2007 NSDUHs

Past Month Illicit Drug Use 43 5 15 23 38
Past Year Marijuana Use 55 8 23 25 47
Past Month Marijuana Use 34 4 13 17 30
Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Other Than Marijuana 16 3 6 8 14
Past Year Cocaine Use 11 1 5 5 10
Past Year Nonmedical Pain Reliever Use 22 3 8 10 19
Perception of Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month 241 25 21 195 216
Average Annual Number of Marijuana Initiates 6 3 3 0 4
Past Month Alcohol Use 371 13 66 292 358
Past Month Binge Alcohol Use 182 8 48 126 175
Perception of Great Risk of Drinking Five or More
    Drinks Once or Twice a Week
227 22 21 184 205
Past Month Alcohol Use (Persons Aged 12 to 20) 31 -- -- -- --
Past Month Binge Alcohol Use (Persons Aged 12 to 20) 22 -- -- -- --
Past Month Tobacco Product Use 202 11 46 146 192
Past Month Cigarette Use 166 8 38 120 158
Perception of Great Risk of Smoking One or More
    Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
457 45 62 350 412
Illicit Drug Dependence 9 1 4 4 8
Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse 14 3 6 5 11
Alcohol Dependence 22 1 7 14 21
Alcohol Dependence or Abuse 62 5 21 36 57
Alcohol or Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse 66 6 23 38 60
Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Illicit Drug Use 13 2 5 5 10
Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Use 59 4 20 34 54

South Dakota Drug Use and Drug-Related Crime

  • During 2007, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reported making 84 arrests for drug violations in South Dakota.
  • There were 401 juvenile and 2,572 adult arrests for drug possession in South Dakota during 2006.
  • According to 2005-2006 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 44,000 (7%) of South Dakota citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug.
  • Approximately 255,000 (40.12%) South Dakota citizens reported that using marijuana occasionally (once a month) was a “great risk”.
  • Additional 2005-2006 NSDUH results indicate that 15,000 (2.32%) South Dakota citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 9,000 (1.45%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
  • During 2007, authorities reported that there were 2 children affected by methamphetamine laboratories in South Dakota.
  • During 2006, there were 15,802 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in South Dakota. There were 13,456 admissions to treatment during 2005. There were 9,380 treatment admissions in 2004.
  • According to 2005-2006 NSDUH data, approximately 14,000 (2.18%) South Dakota citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
  • In the state of South Dakota it is estimated that there will be around 3,611 DUI's, and 43 deaths due to intoxicated driving this year. Statistics also show that there will be 218 deaths related to alcohol abuse, 1,122 tobacco related deaths, and 43 deaths due to illicit drug use.
  • It is believed that there are around 37,733 marijuana users, 6,183 cocaine addicts, and 350 heroin addicts living in South Dakota. It is also estimated that there are 16,524 people abusing prescription drugs, 1,576 people that use inhalants, and 2,806 people who use hallucinogens.
  • In South Dakota, there will be around 4,763 people arrested this year for drug related charges.
  • Cocaine:
    • Cocaine is easily obtained throughout South Dakota and has increased in availability during the past couple of years. Kilogram quantity cocaine transactions are rare in South Dakota. However, intelligence indicated that established groups had brought kilogram quantities of HCl to Sioux Falls which was then converted to crack cocaine. Cocaine is obtained from individuals or organizations based in Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Colorado; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Sioux City, Iowa. An area of concern is the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota. Even with the proliferation of methamphetamine in the area, cocaine remains the drug of choice in many areas on this reservation and is readily available.
  • Heroin:
    • Heroin is typically available only in personal use quantities in South Dakota.
  • Methamphetamine:
    • The majority of methamphetamine available in the Sioux Falls area appears to be distributed by long-time Caucasian residents and Mexican drug traffickers that are attempting to shield themselves from law enforcement detection within the area's growing Hispanic communities. Hispanic immigrants are relocating to cities within the region, seeking employment in meat and poultry packing facilities in rural communities in South Dakota. Mexican traffickers avoid heightened law enforcement scrutiny by blending in with these growing Hispanic communities. Mexican traffickers often use these meatpacking towns as transshipment hubs and secondary markets for drug distribution. In the past, quantities of methamphetamine have also come to Sioux Falls from the Minneapolis, Minnesota area. Methamphetamine continues to be a drug of choice in the Rapid City area and is increasingly available. Methamphetamine traffickers in the Rapid City area are mainly supplied from sources in larger cities such as Denver, Colorado, and the southwestern United States. Almost all methamphetamine seized locally is now "ice" methamphetamine, but purity levels frequently fall below 90% and usually range from 50-80%.
  • Club Drugs:
    • Availability of MDMA (Ecstasy) is limited in South Dakota, but appears to be increasing, as small amounts are found with other seized drugs.
  • Marijuana:
    • Marijuana is readily available throughout South Dakota. Multi-hundred pound quantities are transported into the state from the southwest border, Colorado, California, and Washington. Smaller quantities are also shipped via express mail services or purchased from Hispanic males in the Sioux City area and driven back to Sioux Falls. Higher purity marijuana is produced in indoor grow operations in the Sioux Falls area, which typically contain less than 100 plants. Larger indoor operations are occasionally found located in residences but usually number less than 100 plants.
  • Pharmaceuticals and Other Drugs:
    • Law enforcement in South Dakota reports limited availability of LSD.
    • Diversion of OxyContin® and hydrocodone products continues to be a problem throughout South Dakota. Primary methods of diversion being reported are “doctor shopping”(going to multiple doctors to obtain prescriptions for controlled pharmaceuticals), forged prescriptions, and phony call-ins. Codeine, Darvocet-N, Alprazolam and lorazepam were also identified as being among the most commonly abused and diverted pharmaceuticals in South Dakota.

South Dakota is bordered on the north by North Dakota, on the east by Minnesota and Iowa, on the south by Nebraska, and on the west by Wyoming and Montana. The state has three main regions—the eastern prairie; the central Great Plains, which contain the Badlands; and the Black Hills to the west. The Missouri River bisects it from north to south. The French explored the area in the 18th century and sold it to the U.S. as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The Lewis and Clark Expedition spent about seven weeks there in 1804. The Dakota Territory was created in 1861, but settlement was sparse until the Black Hills gold rush of 1875–76 swelled the population. Intermittent wars between the Sioux and settlers occurred until the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890. South Dakota became the 40th U.S. state in 1889. Farming and related industries form the state’s economic base. It is a leader in cattle and hog production, and its main crops are grains. Tourism is a major industry; attractions include Mount Rushmore, Wind Cave National Park, Badlands National Park, and Jewel Cave National Monument.

South Dakota’s Demographics

  • Population (2006 American Community Survey) 781,9191
  • Race/ethnicity (2006 American Community Survey): 87.2% white; 0.7% black/African American; 8.6% American Indian/Alaska Native; 0.9% Asian; 0.0% Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander; 1.0% other race; 1.6% two or more races; 2.0% Hispanic/Latino (of any race)