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Hosmer, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Hosmer had a population of 213 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hosmer is located at latitude 45.5788 and longitude -99.4736 in Edmunds County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hosmer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edmunds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,906 feet.

The City of Hosmer (GNIS ID: 1267426) 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 Hosmer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 213
Population in Households 203
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $41,848
Average Home Value $69,156


Median Household Income $42,024
Average Household Income $62,034
Per Capita Income $27,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.09%
Households 0.47% 0.19%
Families 3.91% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Hosmer, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hosmer 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 # 219 44th
Population Density1 # 279 29th
Diversity Index2 # 244 38th
Median Household Income # 273 30th
Per Capita Income # 164 58th

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