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

7,072

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

44

Diversity Index

26.600

Housing & Income

Households

2,479

Total Housing Units

2,969


Owner Occupied

1,800

Renter Occupied

679

Vacant

490

Median Home Value

$96,296


Average Home Value

$132,958

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.11%


Per Capita Income

2.07%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,504 $52,618


Average Household

$65,328 $73,036


Per Capita

$25,687 $28,453

Workforce

Total Businesses

322

Total Employed

2,020

Workers 16+

2,818

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

17

Employed

41

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

24

Construction

Businesses

18

Employed

38

Manufacturing

Businesses

7

Employed

89

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

14

Employed

51

Some
High School

301

Graduated
High School

1,433

Associates
Degree

627

Bachelor's
Degree

712

Graduate
Degree

323

Average Commute Time

20 min.



Resident Commuters

1,780

Non-Resident Commuters

1,000

Drive Alone

1,950

Carpooled

332

Public

0

Work At Home

342


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