Key Contact for South Dakota
South Dakota Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Nonmetro Population
South Dakota Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural South Dakota
5.1% of South Dakota residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for South Dakotans in 2020 was $48,021, with the rural per capita income at $40,315. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural South Dakota is 14.5%, compared with 8.6% in urban areas of the state. 9.0% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 6.0% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural South Dakota is 3.3%, while the urban rate is 2.9% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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Last Reviewed: 6/24/2021