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Edgemont, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Edgemont had a population of 768 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Edgemont is located at latitude 43.2982 and longitude -103.8272 in Fall River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edgemont (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fall River County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,458 feet.

The City of Edgemont (GNIS ID: 1267376) 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 Edgemont 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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Edgemont, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 768
Population in Households 766
Population in Familes 555
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 790
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $71,711
Average Home Value $132,616


Median Household Income $29,547
Average Household Income $46,355
Per Capita Income $22,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.64%
Households 0.84% 0.42%
Families 0.98% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   0.68%
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.

Edgemont, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgemont 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 # 98 75th
Population Density1 # 129 67th
Diversity Index2 # 117 70th
Median Household Income # 370 6th
Per Capita Income # 306 22nd

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