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Nisland, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Nisland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Butte County at latitude 44.673 and longitude -103.5538. Butte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,854 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Nisland 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 Town of Nisland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 232
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 862
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $170,779


Median Household Income $50,798
Average Household Income $59,148
Per Capita Income $23,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.09%
Households 0.25% 0.42%
Families 2.2% 0.29%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Nisland, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nisland 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 # 208 47th
Population Density1 # 111 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 163 59th
Median Household Income # 161 59th
Per Capita Income # 264 33rd

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