Oelrichs, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oelrichs, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Oelrichs had a population of 134 as of July 1, 2016. Oelrichs 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 Oelrichs is located at latitude 43.1822 and longitude -103.2339 in Fall River County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oelrichs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fall River County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,363 feet.

The Town of Oelrichs (GNIS ID: 1267520) 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 Oelrichs 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 Oelrichs: Oehlrichs.

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


Total Population 134
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $145,588


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $67,331
Per Capita Income $30,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.44%
Households 0.77% 0.62%
Families 1.61% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

Oelrichs, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oelrichs 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 # 260 33rd
Population Density1 # 224 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 55 86th
Median Household Income # 167 59th
Per Capita Income # 69 83rd

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