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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    A
Davison County is located in South Dakota with a population of 19,753. In Davison County, most residents own their homes. In Davison County there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many families and young professionals live in Davison County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Davison County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$711
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Davison County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    373.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    12.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    132.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    544.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,828
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    234.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Davison County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,665
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Davison County

Davison County Reviews

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The community of Mitchell is very nice. Everyone is very friendly and the town is clean. The Corn Palace brings people to Mitchell which always a good thing.
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Mostly people are friendly and helpful. Living here has been great and I would definitely do it again.
There is little to no crime in the area. When there is crime it is usually something little and doesn't involve harm to anyone.