Clark County, South Dakota is located in the southeastern part of the state and is home to approximately 5,000 people. The county has a diverse economy, with agriculture, manufacturing, and retail trade being the main industries. The county's unemployment rate is 3.2%, which is slightly lower than the national average of 3.7%.
The median household income in Clark County is $44,851, which is slightly lower than the national average of $61,937. The county also has a higher poverty rate than the national average, with 16.6% of the population living below the poverty line, compared to the national average of 11.8%.
Demographically, Clark County is predominantly white, with 86.5% of the population identifying as such. The county also has a sizable Native American population, with 8.7% of the population identifying as such. The county also has a small Hispanic population, with 4.4% of the population identifying as such.
The education system in Clark County is served by the Clark County School District, which consists of four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district has a graduation rate of 91.7%, which is slightly higher than the national average of 88.3%.
Real estate in Clark County is relatively affordable, with the median home value being $90,800. This is significantly lower than the national median home value of $231,200. The county also has a relatively low cost of living, with the median household spending being $45,721, which is significantly lower than the national median of $63,179.