Freeman, SD

Census Place

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Population
1,408
6.51% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
Median Age
42.5

Poverty Rate
10.1%

Median Household Income
$57,344
17.4% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$81,000
7.86% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
639
2.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Freeman, SD had a population of 1.41k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $57,344. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Freeman, SD grew from 1,322 to 1,408, a 6.51% increase and its median household income grew from $48,839 to $57,344, a 17.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Freeman, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.6%), White (Hispanic) (6.25%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.781%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.568%). NaNk% of the people in Freeman, SD speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Freeman, SD is $81,000, and the homeownership rate is 69.2%. Most people in Freeman, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Freeman, SD is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in South Dakota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in South Dakota (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of South Dakota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Hutchinson County, SD went to Donald J. Trump with 74.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (20.6%), followed by Other (4.64%). The most partisan county was Harding County, SD with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

N/A is currently represented by N/A in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hutchinson County, SD
74.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in South Dakota
  1. 90.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in South Dakota was Harding County, SD with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in South Dakota colored by their party leaning.

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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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Diversity

Freeman, SD is home to a population of 1.41k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.56% of Freeman, SD residents were born outside of the country (36 people).

In 2018, there were 14.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Freeman, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 88 White (Hispanic) and 24 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Freeman, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 148
  2. White (Hispanic)
    88 ± 67
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    24 ± 38
6.39%
Hispanic Population
90 people

In 2018, there were 14.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Freeman, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 88 White (Hispanic) and 24 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.39% of the people in Freeman, SD are hispanic (90 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.56%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36 people
2.34%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
31 people

As of 2018, 2.56% of Freeman, SD residents (36 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Freeman, SD was 2.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 8.3
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 17.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Freeman, SD was 42.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Freeman, SD are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Freeman, SD residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,093 ± 1,363 people
  2. Ethiopia
    2,119 ± 1,129 people
  3. China
    1,741 ± 1,023 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,093 South Dakota residents, followed by Ethiopia with 2,119 and China with 1,741.

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Citizenship

97.7%
2018 Citizenship
97.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.7% of Freeman, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Freeman, SD was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16 ± 16
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    15 ± 17
  3. Korea
    13 ± 17

Freeman, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Freeman, SD is $57,344. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Freeman, SD was Census Tract 9686 with a value of $52,665, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in South Dakota have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,572. The income inequality in South Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Freeman, SD employs 639 people. The largest industries in Freeman, SD are Retail Trade (106 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (90 people), and Manufacturing (89 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,167), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,643).

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,344
2018 value
± $7,382
17.4%
1 Year Growth
± 15%

Households in Freeman, SD have a median annual income of $57,344, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,839 in 2017, which represents a 17.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$53,488
Average Male Salary in South Dakota
± $2,938
$39,572
Average Female Salary in South Dakota
± $2,295

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Dakota made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in South Dakota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in South Dakota
  1. White
    $42,150 ± $1,819
  2. Asian
    $33,786 ± $14,642
  3. Black
    $29,266 ± $9,870

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in South Dakota.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in South Dakota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Freeman, SD is from South Dakota.
0.435
2017 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.433
2016 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2017, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.439% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in South Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9686
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Freeman, SD was Census Tract 9686 with a value of $52,665, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Freeman, SD (137 out of 1.35k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 75+.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    137 ± 59
  2. Hispanic
    15 ± 46
  3. Black
    0 ± 46

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

639
2018 Value
± 92
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 20%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Freeman, SD grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 626 employees to 639 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Freeman, SD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (72 people), Sales & Related Occupations (70 people), and Production Occupations (62 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Freeman, SD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Freeman, SD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (72 people), Sales & Related Occupations (70 people), and Production Occupations (62 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Freeman, SD has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.37 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.52 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (2.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Freeman, SD, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($112,500), Transportation Occupations ($53,281), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($51,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

639
2018 Value
± 92
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 20%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Freeman, SD grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 626 employees to 639 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Freeman, SD, are Retail Trade (106 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (90 people), and Manufacturing (89 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Freeman, SD, though some of these residents may live in Freeman, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Freeman, SD, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (106 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (90 people), and Manufacturing (89 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Freeman, SD has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.41 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.47 times), and Construction (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Freeman, SD, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,167), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,643).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.7B
  2. $4.44B
  3. $4.29B

In 2015, the top outbound South Dakota product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $11.7B, followed by Other ag prods. ($4.44B) and Live animals/fish ($4.29B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$60.8B
2015 Value in South Dakota
$92.2B
Projected 2045 Value in South Dakota
51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Dakota trade was $60.8B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $92.2B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $7.37B
  2. $2.21B
  3. $1.95B

In 2015, the top outbound South Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $7.37B, followed by Iowa with $2.21B and Nebraska and $1.95B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Freeman, SD was $81,000 in 2018, which is 0.353 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $75,100 to $81,000, a 7.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Freeman, SD is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Freeman, SD have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Freeman, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,000
2018 Median
± $7,276
$75,100
2017 Median
± $7,744

In 2018, the median property value in Freeman, SD grew to to $81,000 from the previous year's value of $75,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Freeman, SD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Freeman, SD the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,344
Median Household Income
± $7,382
555
Number of Households
± 75

In 2018, the median household income of the 555 households in Freeman, SD grew to $57,344 from the previous year's value of $48,839.

The following chart displays the households in Freeman, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Freeman, SD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Freeman, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
2018 Homeownership
64%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 69.2% of the housing units in Freeman, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Freeman, SD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Freeman, SD have a shorter commute time (17.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.26% of the workforce in Freeman, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    78.2%
  2. Walked
    8.11%
  3. Carpooled
    7%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Freeman, SD was Drove Alone (78.2%), followed by those who Walked (8.11%) and those who Carpooled (7%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Freeman, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Freeman, SD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.4% of the population of Freeman, SD has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 9.1% on Medicaid, 21.8% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 0.444% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Dakota was $8,933 in 2014. This is a 4.52% increase from the previous year ($8,547).

Primary care physicians in Hutchinson County, SD see 1217 patients per year on average, which represents a 35.2% increase from the previous year (900 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2456 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7368 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oglala Lakota County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.1%). Additionally, Ziebach County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,217 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hutchinson County, SD

Primary care physicians in Hutchinson County, SD see an average of 1,217 patients per year. This represents a 35.2% increase from the previous year (900 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hutchinson County, SD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,933
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in South Dakota
$4,335
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,056
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,315
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.52%, from $8,547 to $8,933.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.59%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
9.1%
Medicaid
21.8%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
0.444%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Freeman, SD grew by 7.68% from 4.26% to 4.59%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Freeman, SD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.1% prevalence
  2. 16.6% prevalence
  3. 16.4% prevalence

Oglala Lakota County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Dakota, at 17.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in South Dakota by county over multiple years.

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