Birth, Death and Cancer Rates: The South Dakota Department of Health has statistics on birth, death and cancer dating back as far as 2000. Data can be broken down by county, education, age and year on their interactive page here.
Child Welfare Outcomes Report: This site provides state-specific data covering youth population, foster care, adoption data and more.
Diversitydatakids.org: Create a customized search using a map feature to find out more about child wellbeing and diversity.
Early Childhood Worker Wages: The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data using US map visualizations detailing wages of early childhood workers such as daycare providers.
Elder Economic Security Standard Index for South Dakota: This index provides a grade for the state based on current policies and the cost-of-living for working-age adults and seniors.
Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index: Click here for state-rankings compiled by this organization. Gallup and Healthways interview adults from each state in order to quantify the level of well-being in each.
South Dakota Kids Count Data Center: Explore a high number of data points relevant to child well-being in the state of South Dakota.
Nursing Home Report Card: From Families for Better Care, view data relating to nursing homes and elderly care in the state.
South Dakota Department of Corrections Statistics: This page holds links to both adult and juvenile crime statistics in South Dakota including prisoner population, prisoner race and crime breakdowns. Only data from the most recent month or year is available. Click here to view them.
Sperling’s Best Places: This resource provides a multitude of indicators at the city level. Data includes demographics, real estate costs, schools, and national rankings.
State Health Facts, Kaiser Family Foundation: State-level data covering a wide range of health related topics including Medicare, Medicaid, HIV/AIDS, Women’s Health, and much more.