Who lives in Big Stone County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 284 5.7%
5-9 years 283 5.6%
10-14 years 300 6.0%
15-17 years 172 3.4%
18-24 years 327 6.5%
25-34 years 497 9.9%
35-44 years 437 8.7%
45-54 years 608 12.1%
55-64 years 827 16.5%
65-74 years 584 11.6%
75-84 years 503 10.0%
85 years and older 194 3.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 2,477 49.4%
Female 2,539 50.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 4,969 99.1%
Of Color 47 0.9%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 80 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 4,732 100.0%
English only 4,487 94.8%
Language other than English 245 5.2%
Speaks English less than "very well" 75 1.6%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 4,885 100.0%
Population with a disability 876 17.9%
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Foreign-born residents 80 1.6%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 4,965 100.0%
Same residence 4,394 88.5%
Different residence in the U.S. 563 11.3%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Big Stone County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 2,274 100.0%
Less than $35,000 751 33.0%
$35,000-$49,999 333 14.6%
$50,000-$74,999 417 18.3%
$75,000-$99,999 368 16.2%
$100,000 or more 405 17.8%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $51,920 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 4,879 100.0%
Less than $35,000 751 33.0%
With income below poverty 557 11.4%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 461 9.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 454 9.3%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 3,407 69.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 576 11.8%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,054 21.6%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 520 10.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 393 8.0%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 666 13.7%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 438 9.0%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 572 11.7%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 506 10.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 4,885 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 326 6.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 3,165 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 891 28.2%
Occupied housing units 2,274 71.8%
Average household size 2.1
Owner-occupied 1,661 52.5%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 613 19.4%
Average household size 1.8
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 333 10.5%
1970-1999 837 26.4%
1940-1969 970 30.6%
1939 or earlier 1,025 32.4%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 2,274 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 1,417 62.3%
With children under 18 years 481 21.2%
Married-couple family households 1,200 52.8%
With children under 18 years 354 15.6%
Single-person family households 217 9.5%
With children under 18 years 127 5.6%
Nonfamily households 857 37.7%
Householder living alone 710 31.2%
65 years and over 439 19.3%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 485 21.3%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 910 40.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 860 37.8%
Moved in 2000-2009 556 24.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 272 12.0%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 586 25.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 2,163 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 393 18.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,660 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 229 13.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 503 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 164 32.6%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 503
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $557
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 172 7.6%
1 vehicle available 591 26.0%
2 vehicles available 835 36.7%
3 or more vehicles available 676 29.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 2,377 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 2,074 87.3%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 293 12.3%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 2,170 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 721 33.2%
10-19 minutes 636 29.3%
20-29 minutes 328 15.1%
30 minutes or longer 485 22.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 3,650 100.0%
Less than high school 357 9.8%
High school diploma or GED 1,586 43.5%
Some college or associate’s degree 1,158 31.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 395 10.8%
Graduate or professional Degree 154 4.2%
High school graduate or higher 3,293 90.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 549 15.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 2,688 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 2,187 81.4%
Civilian labor force 2,239 100.0%
Unemployed 52 2.3%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 1,984 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 450 22.7%
Age 30 to 54 917 46.2%
Age 55 or older 617 31.1%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 619 31.2%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 624 31.5%
$40,000 or more per year 741 37.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 123 6.2%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 31 1.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 17 0.9%
Construction 140 7.1%
Educational services 231 11.6%
Finance and insurance 84 4.2%
Health care and social assistance 494 24.9%
Information 28 1.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 15 0.8%
Manufacturing 132 6.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 63 3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 44 2.2%
Public administration 136 6.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 217 10.9%
Transportation and warehousing 39 2.0%
Utilities 10 0.5%
Wholesale trade 110 5.5%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 1,936 97.6%
Black or African American alone 10 0.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 20 1.0%
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 10 0.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 94 4.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 476 24.0%
Some college or associate degree 608 30.6%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 356 17.9%