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South Dakota: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 754,844
  • Males: 374,554
  • Females: 380,290

Top 4 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (658,230)
  2. German (13,359)
  3. Dakota (10,580)
  4. Spanish (10,048)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (181,434)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (121,871)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (37,280)
  4. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (31,524)
  5. United Church of Christ (15,987)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 196,285
  • Sensory: 22,282
  • Physical: 52,245
  • Mental: 26,589
  • Self-care: 13,157
  • Go outside home: 34,864
  • Employment: 43,232

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 4,632

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 290,245
  • Utility gas: 140,310
  • Bottled or LP gas: 62,962
  • Electricity: 57,285
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 20,423
  • Coal or Coke: 363
  • Wood: 4,886
  • Solar Energy: 96
  • Other fuel: 2,660
  • No fuel used: 1,260

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 560,453
  • No vehicle: 32,306
  • 1 or more vehicle: 528,147

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 2,097
  • No High School: 33,324
  • Some High School: 37,759
  • High School: 156,006
  • Some College: 109,300
  • Associate's Degree: 33,861
  • College Degree: 73,563
  • Master's Degree: 18,462
  • Professional Degree: 6,822
  • Doctoral Degree: 3,165

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 290,245
  • Owners with phone: 195,142
  • Owners without phone: 2,765
  • Renters with phone: 86,647
  • Renters without phone: 5,691
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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