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Ramona, South Dakota - Basic Facts

Ramona is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Ramona.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 44.1194 and longitude -97.2165. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,818 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Ramona (see map) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ramona: Nakomas.

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


Total Population 177
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 645
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $155,515


Median Household Income $57,487
Average Household Income $68,356
Per Capita Income $30,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 1.11%
Households 0.86% 1.16%
Families 4.55% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.


Ramona, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramona to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 234 40th
Population Density1 # 159 59th
Diversity Index2 # 295 25th
Median Household Income # 45 89th
Per Capita Income # 41 90th

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