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Hughes County, SD Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1238
Pierre, SD 57501 ujs.sd.gov/County_Information/hug...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 605-773-3713
F: 605-773-3875
Couriers: 104 E Capital
Pierre, SD 57501
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Family, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, adoption or mental health records released
Note that civil cases for amounts up to $12,000 may be held at the Magistrate Court, but all money judgments can be access as described below.

Hughes County, SD Vital Records

Contact the Hughes County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Hughes County
Register of Deeds
www.hughescounty.org/departments/...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 605-773-7495
Fax: 605-773-7479

Hughes County Vital Certificates

Hughes County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Hughes County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 740.92 sq mi
Population (2009): 16,969
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 85.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 83.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 488
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 89.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 32.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.41
Housing Units (2000): 7,055
Homeownership Rate (2000): 66.1%
Migration Flow to Hughes County, SD from (2007-2008):

Hughes County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $492,701
  • Construction: $16,099
  • Retail Trade: $43,359
  • Professional and Technical Services: $22,952
  • Healthcare: $57,049
  • Banking: $30,181
  • Retail Trade: $43,359
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $14,200
  • Manufacturing: $4,550
  • Farms: $12,910
  • Government: $213,372
Employed (2000): 8,887
Unemployed (2000): 247
Unemployment Rate (2009): 3.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,311
Local Government Employment (2007): 721
Local Government Revenue (2007): $38,477 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $40,480 (thou. dol.)

Hughes County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 238
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.0
Deaths (2007): 130
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.4

Hughes County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 94
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 7
  • Forcible rape: 28
  • Robbery: 7
  • Aggravated Assault: 52
Property Crimes (2008): 574
  • Burglary: 97
  • Larceny-Theft: 422
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 55

Hughes County Genealogy Records