About Dempster, SD
Dempster, SD is located in Hamlin County in the state of South Dakota.
The total City Population for Dempster is about 1,274 with about 3 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $101,900, which is roughly 1% lower than the Average Home Value of $102,658 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $61,042, which is roughly 11% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,396 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 6% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.36
Male Population Estimate: 48.3%
Female Population Estimate: 51.7%
Median Age: 44.5
Male Median Age: 42.6
Female Median Age: 45.4
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Dempster specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hamlin County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Hamlin County: About 49.8463 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Hamlin County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 83% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
South Dakota is ranked #28 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 43.27 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 60.25
The average living wage for the state of South Dakota is $29.19/hr, while the states minimum wage is $9.45/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives South Dakota a minimum wage score of 54.67 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $4.73/hr, which gives South Dakota a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 35.55 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for South Dakota is $189.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 41.23 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X South Dakota does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ South Dakota does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X South Dakota does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X South Dakota does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X South Dakota does provide some form of paid family leave.
X South Dakota does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X South Dakota does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X South Dakota does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X South Dakota does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X South Dakota does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ South Dakota does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ South Dakota does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X South Dakota does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X South Dakota does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X South Dakota does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ South Dakota does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ South Dakota does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ South Dakota does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 57234
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1650.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 605