Grant County SD Information


Grant County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,387
Population in Households 7,283
Population in Familes 5,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,113
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,066
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,402 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 711 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 442 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $120,865
Average Home Value $143,474


Median Household Income $50,873
Average Household Income $61,735
Per Capita Income $26,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.12% -0.08%
Families -0.08% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Grant County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant 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 # 23 67th
Population Density1 # 19 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 48 29th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 37 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.