Badger, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Badger, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Badger had a population of 101 as of July 1, 2016. Badger 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 Badger is located at latitude 44.4855 and longitude -97.2079 in Kingsbury County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Badger (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kingsbury County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,729 feet.

The Town of Badger (GNIS ID: 1267275) 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 Badger 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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Badger, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 101
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 79
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $158,974


Median Household Income $56,615
Average Household Income $65,769
Per Capita Income $27,012
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.6%
Households -0.68% -0.89%
Families 2.76% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Badger, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Badger 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 # 286 27th
Population Density1 # 329 16th
Diversity Index2 # 162 59th
Median Household Income # 73 82nd
Per Capita Income # 186 53rd

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