Charles Mix County SD Information


Charles Mix County Subdivisions

Charles Mix County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,501
Population in Households 8,912
Population in Familes 7,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 589
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 3,432
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,319
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,341 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,091 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $87,000
Average Home Value $130,062


Median Household Income $36,234
Average Household Income $54,645
Per Capita Income $20,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.74%
Households 0.88% 0.92%
Families 0.69% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Charles Mix County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles Mix 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 # 20 71st
Population Density1 # 23 67th
Diversity Index2 # 7 91st
Median Household Income # 62 8th
Per Capita Income # 57 15th

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