Hutchinson County SD Information


Hutchinson County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hutchinson County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 24 65th
Population Density1 # 22 68th
Diversity Index2 # 48 29th
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 32 53rd

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


Total Population 7,264
Population in Households 6,432
Population in Familes 5,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 832
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,939
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,856
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,284 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 655 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $86,710
Average Home Value $126,467


Median Household Income $47,361
Average Household Income $60,417
Per Capita Income $25,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.37%
Households 0.07% -0.36%
Families -0.19% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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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