Bon Homme County SD Information


Bon Homme County Subdivisions

Bon Homme County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,079
Population in Households 5,535
Population in Familes 4,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,544
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,506
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,583
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,932 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 538 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $80,560
Average Home Value $114,894


Median Household Income $40,313
Average Household Income $61,612
Per Capita Income $24,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.03%
Households 0.32% 0.2%
Families 0.11% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Bon Homme County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bon Homme County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 26 62nd
Population Density1 # 16 77th
Diversity Index2 # 24 65th
Median Household Income # 53 21st
Per Capita Income # 49 27th

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