South Dakota Aurora County Public Schools

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Overview for Aurora County, SD
Map of Aurora County, SDAurora County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 708.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 4.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 26.9%. On the 2000 census form, 99.4% of the population reported only one race, with 0.3% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 2.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.45 persons compared to an average family size of 3.02 persons.

In 2005 educational services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $23,728. Per capita income grew by 33.8% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 2,901 Covered Employment 708
Growth (%) since 1990 -7.5% Average wage per job $20,980
Households (2000) 1,165 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County D
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 1,389 Average wage per job D
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.2 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $30,263 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $33,547 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 12.1%
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.7 Average wage per job $18,382
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 79.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 12.7 Average wage per job D

1. AURORA PLAINS ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL – 05
Address: 1400 E 10th ST., Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: (605) 942-5437
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 52
Grades: 9-12

2. AURORA PLAINS ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL – 04
Address: 1400 E 10th ST., Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: (605) 942-5437
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 10
Grades: 5-8

3. PLANKINTON ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 190, Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: (605) 942-7743
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 148
Grades: PK-6

4. PLANKINTON HIGH SCHOOL – 01
Address: Po Box 190, Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: (605) 942-7743
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 56
Grades: 9-12

5. PLANKINTON JR. HIGH – 03
Address: Po Box 190, Plankinton, SD 57368
Phone: (605) 942-7743
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 30
Grades: 7-8

6. STICKNEY ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 67, Stickney, SD 57375
Phone: (605) 732-4221
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 59
Grades: PK-6

7. STICKNEY HIGH SCHOOL – 01
Address: Po Box 67, Stickney, SD 57375
Phone: (605) 732-4221
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 42
Grades: 9-12

8. STICKNEY JR. HIGH – 03
Address: Po Box 67, Stickney, SD 57375
Phone: (605) 732-4221
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 25
Grades: 7-8

9. WHITE LAKE ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 246, White Lake, SD 57383
Phone: (605) 249-2251
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 65
Grades: KG-6

10. WHITE LAKE HIGH SCHOOL – 01
Address: Po Box 246, White Lake, SD 57383
Phone: (605) 249-2251
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 53
Grades: 9-12

11. WHITE LAKE JR. HIGH – 03
Address: Po Box 246, White Lake, SD 57383
Phone: (605) 249-2251
County: Aurora County
Enrollment: 20
Grades: 7-8