Bon Homme County

Founded in 1862, Bon Homme County is home to Avon (41 minutes to Yankton), Scotland (35 minutes), Springfield (36 minutes), Tabor (21 minutes), and Tyndall (32 minutes). The county has a strong ethnic tradition honoring the European immigrants who homesteaded in the region. The welcoming and inclusive community is based on an agricultural economy. Bon Homme county borders Yankton county to the west and the Missouri River to the south. Springfield Recreation Area offers access to the Missouri River and Lewis & Clark Lake.

The AvonBon Homme, and Scotland school districts provide education from kindergarten to high school.

Bon Homme County

Population

Total Population

7,222

Population
Growth Rate

0.21%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

29.800

Housing & Income

Households

2,561

Total Housing Units

3,058


Owner Occupied

1,777

Renter Occupied

784

Vacant

497

Median Home Value

$95,613


Average Home Value

$139,280

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.41%


Per Capita Income

1.52%

Income Projection

Median Household

$52,269 $54,595


Average Household

$66,866 $71,809


Per Capita

$24,021 $25,908

Workforce

Total Businesses

296

Total Employed

2,163

Workers 16+

2,857

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

502

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

36

Employed

353

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

280

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

49

Employed

235

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

47

Employed

228

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

6

Employed

84

Some
High School

302

Graduated
High School

1,453

Associates
Degree

760

Bachelor's
Degree

685

Graduate
Degree

341

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

1,844

Non-Resident Commuters

981

Drive Alone

2,054

Carpooled

332

Public

0

Work At Home

338


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