South Dakota Mellette County Public Schools

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Overview for Mellette County, SD
Map of Mellette County, SDMellette County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 1,306.5 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 1.6 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 13.9%. On the 2000 census form, 97.5% of the population reported only one race, with 0.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.94 persons compared to an average family size of 3.49 persons.

In 2005 Public administration was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $18,083. Per capita income grew by 24.8% 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) 2,088 Covered Employment 348
Growth (%) since 1990 -2.3% Average wage per job $19,888
Households (2000) 694 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County N/A
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 908 Average wage per job N/A
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.1 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $19,987 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $23,786 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 25.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 78.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 16.6 Average wage per job D

1. NORRIS ELEMENTARY – 08
Address: Po Box 273, Norris, SD 57579
Phone: (605) 259-3137
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 33
Grades: KG-6

2. PRAIRIE VIEW ELEMENTARY – 05
Address: Po Box 273, White River, SD 57579
Phone: (605) 259-3137
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 6
Grades: KG-8

3. WHITE RIVER ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 273, White River, SD 57579
Phone: (605) 259-3137
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 149
Grades: PK-5

4. WHITE RIVER HIGH SCHOOL – 01
Address: Po Box 273, White River, SD 57579
Phone: (605) 259-3135
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 117
Grades: 9-12

5. WHITE RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL – 04
Address: Po Box 273, White River, SD 57579
Phone: (605) 259-3135
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 79
Grades: 6-8

6. WOOD ELEMENTARY – 02
Address: Po Box 458, Wood, SD 57585
Phone: (605) 452-3251
County: Mellette County
Enrollment: 21
Grades: PK-8