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Miller, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Miller is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hand County at latitude 44.52 and longitude -98.9862. Hand County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,578 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Miller 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 Miller (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,483
Population in Households 1,438
Population in Familes 1,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,508
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 723
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 412
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 511 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $86,962
Average Home Value $126,076


Median Household Income $41,765
Average Household Income $52,679
Per Capita Income $24,910
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.09% -0.03%
Households -0.03% 0.14%
Families 0.94% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.


Miller, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miller 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 # 51 87th
Population Density1 # 36 91st
Diversity Index2 # 333 15th
Median Household Income # 286 27th
Per Capita Income # 217 45th

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