Hutchinson County

Created in 1862 and formally organized in 1871, Hutchinson county is home to several communities of Mennonites and Hutterites (Anabaptists) who came to the region in the late 1800s. Dimock (68 minutes to Yankton), Freeman (41 minutes), Menno (40 minutes), Parkston (63 minutes), and Tripp (52 minutes) celebrate their heritage while welcoming newcomers. Agriculture is the main industry, supplemented by manufacturing.

Freeman Academy provides a private first grade through high school education. Public education is offered by Freeman School District, Menno Public School, and Tripp-Delmont School District.

Demographics

Total Population

7,412

Households

3,007

Median Age

49

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Housing

Total Housing Units

3,462

Owner Occupied

2,371

Renter Occupied

636

Vacant

455

Median Home Value

$90,101


Average Home Value

$133,435

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Median Household

2017

$45,305

2022

$51,495

Average Household

2017

$65,126

2022

$77,238

Per Capita

2017

$27,854

2022

$33,007

Cost of living

78.40%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

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Commute

Average Commute Time

18 min.

Drive Alone

2,546

Carpooled

292

Public

0

Work At Home

376

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Workforce

Workers 16+

3,703

Graduates

High School

1,538

Associates

584

Bachelor's

1,055

Graduate

409

Total Employed

3,391

Total Businesses

431

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

33

Employed

97

Mining

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

31

Construction

Businesses

21

Employed

198

Manufacturing

Businesses

16

Employed

141

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

29

Employed

333

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22