South Dakota Clay County Public Schools

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Overview for Clay County, SD
Part of: Vermillion SD, Micropolitan Area
Part of: Sioux City-Vermillion IA-NE-SD, Combined Statistical Area
Map of Clay County, SDClay County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 411.6 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 31.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 4.8%. On the 2000 census form, 98.7% of the population reported only one race, with 1.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.32 persons compared to an average family size of 2.93 persons.

In 2005 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $21,488. Per capita income grew by 34.5% 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) 12,995 Covered Employment 5,446
Growth (%) since 1990 -1.4% Average wage per job $25,055
Households (2000) 4,878 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 1.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 7,312 Average wage per job $24,527
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $28,257 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $30,168 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 17.7 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 89.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.6%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 38.7 Average wage per job $34,420
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1. AUSTIN ELEMENTARY – 03
Address: 300 High St, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: (605) 677-7010
County: Clay County
Enrollment: 180
Grades: KG-1

2. IRENE – WAKONDA ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 268, Wakonda, SD 57073
Phone: (605) 267-2644
County: Clay County
Enrollment: 175
Grades: PK-6

3. JOLLEY ELEMENTARY – 04
Address: 224 S University, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: (605) 677-7015
County: Clay County
Enrollment: 384 2-5

4. VERMILLION HIGH SCHOOL – 01
Address: 1001 E Main St, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: (605) 677-7035
County: Clay County
Enrollment: 413
Grades: 9-12

5. VERMILLION MIDDLE SCHOOL – 02
Address: 422 Princeton St, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: (605) 677-7025
County: Clay County
Enrollment: 301
Grades: 6-8