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Bath, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Bath Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Brown County at latitude 45.4692 and longitude -98.3236. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The formal official name is the Bath Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bath, South Dakota.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bath indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bath Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 182
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 625
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $161,475


Median Household Income $60,254
Average Household Income $76,367
Per Capita Income $29,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.34% 1.6%
Households 1.71% 1.61%
Families 3.39% 1.82%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Bath, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath 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 # 231 41st
Population Density1 # 165 58th
Diversity Index2 # 222 43rd
Median Household Income # 26 94th
Per Capita Income # 49 88th

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