Bon Homme County, SD

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2022 Population
7,018
0.0285% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.1
1.45% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
1.95% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,554
7.43% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$112,700
22% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bon Homme County, SD had a population of 7.02k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $57,554. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bon Homme County, SD declined from 7,020 to 7,018, a −0.0285% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,575 to $57,554, a 7.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bon Homme County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.36%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.47%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.27%).

None of the households in Bon Homme 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.

99.5% of the residents in Bon Homme County, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bon Homme County, SD was $112,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.4%.

Most people in Bon Homme County, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bon Homme County, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bon Homme County, SD is home to a population of 7.02k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.769% of Bon Homme County, SD residents were born outside of the country (54 people).

In 2022, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.05k people) in Bon Homme County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 446 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 173 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Bon Homme County, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bon Homme County, SD was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bon Homme County, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.05k ± 27
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    446 ± 80
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    173 ± 55.6
2.91%
Hispanic Population
204 people

In 2022, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.05k people) in Bon Homme County, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 446 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 173 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.91% of the people in Bon Homme County, SD are hispanic (204 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.769%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
54 people
0.855%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
60 people

As of 2022, 0.769% of Bon Homme County, SD residents (54 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 Bon Homme County, SD was 0.855%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    200 ± 61
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    60 ± 35
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    54 ± 45

Bon Homme County, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bon Homme County, SD employs 2.64k people. The largest industries in Bon Homme County, SD are Health Care & Social Assistance (426 people), Manufacturing (395 people), and Educational Services (262 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,726), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,182), and Public Administration ($48,631).

Occupations

2.64k
2022 Value
± 219
−5.24%
1 Year decline
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bon Homme County, SD declined at a rate of −5.24%, from 2.79k employees to 2.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bon Homme County, SD, are Management Occupations (316 people), Production Occupations (287 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (276 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bon Homme County, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.64k
2022 Value
± 219
−5.24%
1 Year decline
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bon Homme County, SD declined at a rate of −5.24%, from 2.79k employees to 2.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bon Homme County, SD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (426 people), Manufacturing (395 people), and Educational Services (262 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bon Homme County, SD, though some of these residents may live in Bon Homme 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

$44,631
Median earning men ± $4,626
$34,090
Median earning women ± $1,432

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,202), Other Services Except Public Administration ($52,083), and Public Administration ($51,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($130,288), Wholesale Trade ($49,375), and Public Administration ($47,273).

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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. 67
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 42
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 37
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bon Homme County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 74.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.5%).

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.

Bon Homme 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 Bon Homme County, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

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

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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 Bon Homme County, SD was $112,700 in 2022, which is 0.4 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $92,400 to $112,700, a 22% increase. The homeownership rate in Bon Homme County, SD is 76.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bon Homme County, SD have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bon Homme County, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$112,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,094
$1,844
Median Property Taxes
±$163

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 Bon Homme County, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

76.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.4% of the housing units in Bon Homme County, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9676
  2. Census Tract 9677

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

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Household Income

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$57,554
Median Household Income
± $6,460
2.41k
Number of Households
± 206

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.41k households in Bon Homme County, SD grew to $57,554 from the previous year's value of $53,575.

The following chart displays the households in Bon Homme 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 Bon Homme 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 (74.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.51%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Bon Homme County, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.2%) and those who worked at home (7.51%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bon Homme County, SD have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Bon Homme 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 Bon Homme County, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bon Homme County, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bon Homme County, SD (630 out of 5.38k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bon Homme County, SD is White, followed by Native American 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% of the population of Bon Homme County, SD has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 21.2% on non-group plans, and 3.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bon Homme County, SD see 1725 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (1745 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2283 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6848 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,725 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bon Homme County, SD

Primary care physicians in Bon Homme County, SD see an average of 1,725 patients per year. This represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (1,745 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bon Homme 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 24.1% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.03%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
21.2%
Non-Group
3.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bon Homme County, SD declined by 17.7% from 7.33% to 6.03%.

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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 33.5% in Bon Homme County, SD.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.9% in Bon Homme County, SD.

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