Mission, SD

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2022 Population
1,256
3.29% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
22.1
3.27% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
48.5%
2.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$36,607
19.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$54,300
20.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mission, SD had a population of 1.26k people with a median age of 22.1 and a median household income of $36,607. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mission, SD grew from 1,216 to 1,256, a 3.29% increase and its median household income grew from $30,662 to $36,607, a 19.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mission, SD are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (76.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.49%), Other (Hispanic) (1.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.876%).

None of the households in Mission, 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.

100% of the residents in Mission, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Mission, SD was $54,300, and the homeownership rate was 48%.

Most people in Mission, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Mission, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mission, SD is home to a population of 1.26k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.876% of Mission, SD residents were born outside of the country (11 people).

In 2022, there were 5.29 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (958 people) in Mission, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181 White (Non-Hispanic) and 69 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Mission, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mission, SD was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mission, SD
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    958 ± 219
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    181 ± 73
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    69 ± 63.8
2.95%
Hispanic Population
37 people

In 2022, there were 5.29 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (958 people) in Mission, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181 White (Non-Hispanic) and 69 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.95% of the people in Mission, SD are hispanic (37 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.876%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11 people
1.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13 people

As of 2022, 0.876% of Mission, SD residents (11 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 Mission, SD was 1.07%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    18 ± 27
  2. Vietnam
    14 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6 ± 13

Mission, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mission, SD employs 352 people. The largest industries in Mission, SD are Educational Services (98 people), Retail Trade (68 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (43 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,958), Utilities ($58,958), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,625).

Occupations

352
2022 Value
± 89
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 33.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mission, SD grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 316 employees to 352 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mission, SD, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (38 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35 people), and Transportation Occupations (35 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mission, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

352
2022 Value
± 89
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 33.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mission, SD grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 316 employees to 352 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mission, SD, are Educational Services (98 people), Retail Trade (68 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (43 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mission, SD, though some of these residents may live in Mission, 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

$34,625
Median earning men ± $6,069
$34,375
Median earning women ± $9,560

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,679), Public Administration ($43,333), and Retail Trade ($34,107).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($46,719), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,125), and Retail Trade ($31,607).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Dakota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 61.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.63%).

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.

Mission, 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 Mission, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Mission, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Mission, SD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mission, SD was $54,300 in 2022, which is 0.193 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $45,000 to $54,300, a 20.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Mission, SD is 48%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mission, SD have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mission, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$54,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,989
$180
Median Property Taxes
±$57

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 Mission, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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

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Rent vs Own

48%
Homeownership
2022
64.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48% of the housing units in Mission, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9402
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$36,607
Median Household Income
± $13,593
375
Number of Households
± 75

In 2022, the median household income of the 375 households in Mission, SD grew to $36,607 from the previous year's value of $30,662.

The following chart displays the households in Mission, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mission, 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 (89.3%)
  2. Carpooled (5.62%)
  3. Walked (3.09%)

In 2022, 89.3% of workers in Mission, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.62%) and those who walked to work (3.09%).

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mission, SD have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.97% of the workforce in Mission, 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 Mission, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mission, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

48.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mission, SD (605 out of 1.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mission, SD is Native American, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

80.6% of the population of Mission, SD has health coverage, with 16.7% on employee plans, 54.2% on Medicaid, 4.1% on Medicare, 4.5% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Todd County, SD see 3392 patients per year on average, which represents a 34% decrease from the previous year (5142 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5156 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1289 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,392 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Todd County, SD

Primary care physicians in Todd County, SD see an average of 3,392 patients per year. This represents a 34% decrease from the previous year (5,142 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Todd 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 44.9% under 18 years, 25.1% between 18 and 34 years, 23.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.51% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.8% were men and 56.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.4%
Uninsured
16.7%
Employer Coverage
54.2%
Medicaid
4.1%
Medicare
4.5%
Non-Group
1.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mission, SD declined by 10.4% from 21.7% to 19.4%.

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