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Philip, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Philip is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Haakon County at latitude 44.0407 and longitude -101.6647. Haakon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,165 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Philip, but most people and references simply refer to it as Philip, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Philip indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Philip (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Philip, SD Boundary Map


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Philip, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 778
Population in Households 749
Population in Familes 570
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,301
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $101,875
Average Home Value $161,264


Median Household Income $41,280
Average Household Income $64,838
Per Capita Income $30,567
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% -0.1%
Households 0.19% 0.0%
Families 1.63% -0.19%
Median Household Income   4.03%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


Philip, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philip to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 99 75th
Population Density1 # 45 89th
Diversity Index2 # 146 63rd
Median Household Income # 295 25th
Per Capita Income # 35 91st

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