Jones County SD Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,002
Population in Households 1,002
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 466
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $76,483
Average Home Value $117,953


Median Household Income $41,821
Average Household Income $61,336
Per Capita Income $28,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.3%
Households 0.28% -0.09%
Families 0.06% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Jones County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jones County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 66 2nd
Population Density1 # 65 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 37 45th
Median Household Income # 47 30th
Per Capita Income # 14 80th

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