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SOUTH DAKOTA Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  796,214

Population growth 2006-2007 = 1.0%

Population density:  10.5 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

88.4%  white

1.1% black

0.8% asian

8.3% Native American

0.05% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1.4% Two or more ethnicities

2.3% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 77,116 sq mi

Land mass = 75,885 sq mi

forested acres = 1.7 mil

 

Location

West North Central state bounded on the north by North Dakota; on the East by Minnesota and Iowa; on the S by Nebraska; on the W by Wyoming and Montana.

 

Climate

characterized by extremes of temperature, persistent winds, low precipitation and humidity

 

Topography

Prairie Plains in the E; rolling hills of the Great Plains in the W; Black Hillsnrising 3,500 ft in the SW corner

 

Economy

Chief Industries

agriculture, services, manufacturing

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

animal slaughtering & processing, machinery, semi-conductors, surgical appliances

 

Chief crops

corn, soybeans, wheat, hay, sunflowers, sorghum, oats, barley

 

Livestock (2007)

3.7 mil cattle/calves

3.6 mil chickens (excl broilers)

1.3 mil hogs/pigs

380,000 sheep/lambs

 

Gross State Product (est 2007)

$33.9 bil

 

Lottery (2006)

Total Sales = $686.2 mil

Profits = $119.0 mil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 4.0%

 

Employment Distribution (2008)

18.4% govt

19.6% trade/trans/util

10.3% mfg

14.5% ed/health

6.9% prof/bus svc

11.1% leisure/hosp

7.6% finance

6.1% construction

3.8% other svc

1.7% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

3.0%

 

Mean earner's income (2007)

$33,905

 

Commercial Banks (2007)  89

deposits = $61.9 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  6

deposits = $1.4 bil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

7,907

Avg Salary = $55,771

 

Energy

Electricity Production (2007 kWh)

coal = 2.7 bil

gas = 350 mil

petroleum = 59.0 mil

 

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