Lead, SD

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Population

3,021

0.951% decline

Median Age

47.2


Median Household Income

$43,730

4.78% growth

Poverty Rate

13.4%


Number of Employees

1,376

10.1% decline

Median Property Value

$111,600

5.38% growth

About

In 2017, Lead, SD had a population of 3.02k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $43,730. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lead, SD declined from 3,050 to 3,021, a -0.951% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,735 to $43,730, a 4.78% increase.

The population of Lead, SD is 89.7% White Alone, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.02% Asian Alone. 6% of the people in Lead, SD speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lead, SD is $111,600, and the homeownership rate is 65.4%. Most people in Lead, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lead, SD is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: An old school no longer in operation, at the junction of SD Highways 26 & 45, north of Miller, SD

Economy

The economy of Lead, SD employs 1.38k people. The largest industries in Lead, SD are Accommodation & Food Services (277 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (207 people), and Retail Trade (143 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,032), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,032), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,156).

Median household income in Lead, SD is $43,730. Males in Lead, SD have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,572. The income inequality in Lead, SD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,730

2017 value

± $6,425

4.78%

1 Year Growth

± 15.8%

Households in Lead, SD have a median annual income of $43,730, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,735 in 2016, which represents a 4.78% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$53,488

Average Male Salary

± $2,938

$39,572

Average Female Salary

± $2,295

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

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lead, SD 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

  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 Lead, SD workers was White. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lead, SD is from South Dakota.

0.435

2017 Wage GINI

0.433

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lead, SD was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lead, SD (402 out of 3.01k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    250 ± 126

  2. Two Or More

    89 ± 77

  3. Hispanic

    40 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lead, SD is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.38k

2017 Value

± 276

-101%

1 Year decline

± 31.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lead, SD declined at a rate of -101%, from 1.53k employees to 1.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lead, SD, are Sales & Related Occupations (176 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (158 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (126 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lead, SD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lead, SD, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (176 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (158 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (126 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lead, SD has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.7 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.93 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lead, SD, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($41,944), Production, Transportation, & Material Moving Occupations ($41,181), and Personal Care & Service Occupations ($40,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.38k

2017 Value

± 276

-101%

1 Year decline

± 31.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lead, SD declined at a rate of -101%, from 1.53k employees to 1.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lead, SD, are Accommodation & Food Services (277 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (207 people), and Retail Trade (143 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lead, SD, though some of these residents may live in Lead, 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 Lead, SD, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (277 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (207 people), and Retail Trade (143 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lead, SD has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.94 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (6.84 times), and Utilities (3.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lead, SD, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,032), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,032), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,156).

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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. with $4.44B and Live animals/fish and $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

$92.2B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

84.8% of the population of Lead, SD has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 5.85% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 9.34% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lead, SD see 1293 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1331 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1714 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 610 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, N/A the highest prevalence of N/A (N/A). Additionally, Ziebach County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1293 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see an average of 1293 patients per year. This represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1331 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in South Dakota in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,933

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

15.2%

Uninsured

39.5%

Employer Coverage

5.85%

Medicaid

16.3%

Medicare

13.9%

Non-Group

9.34%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lead, SD grew by 32.3% from 11.5% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lead, 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. N/A

    N/A

  2. N/A

    N/A

  3. N/A

    N/A

N/A the highest prevalence of N/A in South Dakota, at N/A.

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

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Diversity

Lead, SD is home to a population of 3.02k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.28% of Lead, SD residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lead, SD is composed of 2.71k White Alone residents (89.7%), 98 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.24%), 61 Asian Alone residents (2.02%), 52 Two or More Races residents (1.72%), 47 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.56%), 25 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.828%), 25 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.828%), and 2 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0662%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lead, SD are Spanish or Spanish Creole (76 speakers), German (42 speakers), and Russian (32 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.4

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 33.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lead, SD was 47.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Lead, SD are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lead, SD residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.28%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.03%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.28% of Lead, SD residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lead, SD was 4.03%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Lead, SD was Mexico, the natal country of 3,093 Lead, SD residents, followed by Ethiopia with 2,119 and China with 1,741.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Lead, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lead, SD was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.71k ± 149

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    98 ± 103

  3. Asian Alone

    61 ± 47

In 2017, there were 27.7 times more White Alone residents (2.71k people) in Lead, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 98 Hispanic or Latino and 61 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lead, SD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    76 speakers (2.56%)

  2. German

    42 speakers (1.42%)

  3. Russian

    32 speakers (1.08%)

6% of Lead, SD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lead, SD was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.56% of the overall population of Lead, SD are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.42% speak German and 1.08% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    162 ± 97

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    100 ± 92

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    92 ± 81

Lead, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lead, SD was $111,600 in 2017, which is 0.513 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $105,900 to $111,600, a 5.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Lead, SD is 65.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lead, SD have an average commute time of 14.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lead, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,730

Median Household Income

± $6,425

1.42k

Number of Households

± 287

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.42k households in Lead, SD grew to $43,730 from the previous year's value of $41,735.

The following chart displays the households in Lead, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$111,600

2017 Median

± $13,260

$105,900

2016 Median

± $18,789

In 2017, the median property value in Lead, SD grew to to $111,600 from the previous year's value of $105,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lead, 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 Lead, SD the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

65.4%

2017 Homeownership

71.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.4% of the housing units in Lead, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lead, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lead, SD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

14.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lead, SD have a shorter commute time (14.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Lead, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.3%

  2. Carpooled

    15.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lead, SD was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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