Running Water, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Running Water, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Running Water Census Designated Place had a population of 36 as of July 1, 2015. Running Water ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Running Water is located at latitude 42.7822 and longitude -97.9817 in Bon Homme County. The formal boundaries for the Running Water Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bon Homme County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The Running Water Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2612514) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Running Water Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of Southwest Bon Homme, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bon Homme County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Running Water population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Running Water Census Designated Place, SD Boundary Map

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Running Water, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 36
Population in Households 17
Population in Familes 13
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 16
Average Household Size 1.06
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12 (32.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (56.8%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $134,091


Median Household Income $32,795
Average Household Income $44,923
Per Capita Income $12,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -4.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


Running Water, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Running Water to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 354 9th
Population Density1 # 370 5th
Diversity Index2 # 32 92nd
Median Household Income # 353 10th
Per Capita Income # 372 5th

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