Vale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Vale Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Butte County at latitude 44.6203 and longitude -103.4021. Butte County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,769 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Vale Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Vale, SD area
Also See: Vale, SD ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||144|
|Population in Familes||121|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.06|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||83 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||55 (66.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||15 (18.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||13 (15.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$103,125|
|Average Home Value||$162,273|
|Median Household Income||$38,299|
|Average Household Income||$49,584|
|Per Capita Income||$20,525|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.07%|
|Per Capita Income||2.86%|
The table below compares Vale 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.
|Total Population||# 249||37th|
|Population Density1||# 328||16th|
|Diversity Index2||# 116||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 329||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 325||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.