Castlewood, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Castlewood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Castlewood had a population of 637 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Castlewood is located at latitude 44.7242 and longitude -97.0309 in Hamlin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Castlewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamlin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,686 feet.

The City of Castlewood 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 Castlewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castlewood: Keaton.

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Castlewood, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 637
Population in Households 610
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 554
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 266
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $104,545
Average Home Value $169,792
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,839
Average Household Income $77,576
Per Capita Income $28,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.65%
Households 0.44% 0.67%
Families 2.84% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

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Castlewood, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castlewood to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 118 70th
Population Density1 # 177 55th
Diversity Index2 # 167 58th
Median Household Income # 30 93rd
Per Capita Income # 93 76th

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