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Draper, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Town of Draper had a population of 82 as of July 1, 2016. Draper ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Draper is located at latitude 43.9262 and longitude -100.5372 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Draper (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,264 feet.

The Town of Draper (GNIS ID: 1267357) 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 Draper 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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Draper, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 82
Population in Households 82
Population in Familes 65
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $72,500
Average Home Value $124,074


Median Household Income $41,441
Average Household Income $60,776
Per Capita Income $28,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.49%
Households 0.43% -0.53%
Families -1.33% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

Draper, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Draper 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 # 304 23rd
Population Density1 # 314 20th
Diversity Index2 # 131 67th
Median Household Income # 283 28th
Per Capita Income # 132 66th

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