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Wentworth, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Village of Wentworth is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 43.9969 and longitude -96.9645. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,696 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Wentworth, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wentworth, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wentworth indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Wentworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wentworth: Winton.

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


Total Population 180
Population in Households 180
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 709
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $228,214


Median Household Income $59,532
Average Household Income $78,511
Per Capita Income $35,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.21% 1.82%
Households 1.53% 1.92%
Families 5.17% 2.02%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Wentworth, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wentworth 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 # 232 41st
Population Density1 # 144 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 358 8th
Median Household Income # 30 93rd
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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