Farmer, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmer, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Town of Farmer had a population of 10 as of July 1, 2016. Farmer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Farmer is located at latitude 43.7253 and longitude -97.689 in Hanson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Farmer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hanson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The Town of Farmer (GNIS ID: 1267389) 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 Farmer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 10
Population in Households 10
Population in Familes 9
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 4
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (55.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $75,000


Median Household Income $41,089
Average Household Income $47,920
Per Capita Income $23,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   7.87%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

Farmer, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmer 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 # 380 3rd
Population Density1 # 317 19th
Diversity Index2 # 375 1st
Median Household Income # 290 26th
Per Capita Income # 283 28th

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