Waubay, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Waubay, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Waubay had a population of 575 as of July 1, 2016. Waubay ranks in 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 Waubay is located at latitude 45.3345 and longitude -97.3055 in Day County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waubay (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Day County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,818 feet.

The City of Waubay (GNIS ID: 1267628) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waubay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waubay: Blue Lake, Station 50, Wahbay.


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Waubay, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 575
Population in Households 575
Population in Familes 459
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 395
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (36.0%)
Median Home Value $103,947
Average Home Value $143,063
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,018
Average Household Income $54,221
Per Capita Income $23,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.03%
Households 0.0% 0.08%
Families 0.64% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Waubay, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waubay to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 133 66th
Population Density1 # 208 47th
Diversity Index2 # 64 84th
Median Household Income # 299 24th
Per Capita Income # 280 29th

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