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Huron, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Huron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Beadle County at latitude 44.3623 and longitude -98.2104. Beadle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Huron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Huron, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Huron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Huron (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.51 sq. miles and a water area of 1.09 sq. miles.

City of Huron, SD Boundary Map

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Huron, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,195
Population in Households 12,909
Population in Familes 9,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density1 1,392
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,686
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,354
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,459 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,228 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 571 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $97,866
Average Home Value $121,169
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,937
Average Household Income $54,210
Per Capita Income $23,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.11% 1.07%
Households 1.14% 1.05%
Families 1.27% 0.86%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Huron, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huron to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 98th
Population Density1 # 42 89th
Diversity Index2 # 30 93rd
Median Household Income # 303 23rd
Per Capita Income # 270 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.