Community Profile

Day County is located in the northeastern corner of South Dakota. Here, the rolling hills and grasslands embrace the shores of dozens of beautiful lakes creating an abundance of recreation areas and productive wildlife habitat. Each year, thousands of hunters and fisherman flock to Day County to enjoy the abundant wildlife and fisheries Day County has to offer.

Discover the facts about our community, explore our local communities and find out why the Webster Area is a great place to live and work.

Day County Population5,571
Median Age48.5
# of Households3,672
Median Household Income$40,647
Cost of Living Index75.62
Unemployment Rate3.1%
City-Data.com Crime Index63.4
City-Data.com Crime Index of U.S.321.8
Median Commute Time19 min.
Median Home Value$83,600
Median Monthly Costs for Houses with a Mortgage$951
Median Monthly Rent$496

City Populations2016
Andover87
Bristol328
Pierpont129
Roslyn178
Waubay575
Webster1,808

Taxes

State & Local Taxes
Corporate Income TaxNone
Personal Income TaxNone
Local Occupation TaxNone
Local Wage TaxNone
Personal Property TaxNone
State Property TaxNone
State Sales/Use Tax4%
Webster Sales/Use Tax2%
Average Cost for All Manufacturing per $100 Payroll$2.94
Unemployment Insurance
Average Percent Among Existing Employer1.07%
Real Property Tax Rates
City Millage8.11
County Millage5.25
School Millage16.91
Total Millage30.27
Assessment Ratio85%
Effective Tax Rate2.63%

Education


Webster Area School District 18-5

Address
102 E 9th Ave
Webster, SD 57274

Phone
Central Administration: (605) 345-3548
Fax: (605) 345-4421
Elementary: (605) 345-4651
High School: (605) 345-4653

Web: www.webster.k12.sd.us

Enrollment
Elementary (PreK-5): 243
Middle School (6-8): 127
High School (9-12): 175


Waubay School District 18-3

Address
202 W School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273

Phone
Business Office: (605) 947-4529
Fax: (605) 947-4243

Web: www.waubay.k12.sd.us

Enrollment
Elementary: 83
Junior High: 32
High School: 60

Climate

Average Daily TemperatureHighAverageLow
July867360
January2110-1
Average Annual Temperature44
Average Annual Rainfall19"
Average Annual Snowfall36"
 
Webster Area Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1209 Main Street, Suite 1, PO Box 123, Webster, SD 57274
Toll-Free: (888)571-7582
Phone: (605)345-4668
Email: Contact
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