Shindler, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shindler, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Shindler Census Designated Place had a population of 678 as of July 1, 2016. Shindler ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shindler is located at latitude 43.4677 and longitude -96.6355 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Shindler Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,404 feet.

The Shindler Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584568) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Shindler Census Designated Place is located within Township of Springdale, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shindler 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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Shindler, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 678
Population in Households 678
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 452
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (88.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $326,724
Average Home Value $362,299


Median Household Income $87,919
Average Household Income $105,403
Per Capita Income $35,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.42% 2.9%
Households 2.29% 2.77%
Families 1.38% 2.78%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Shindler, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shindler 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 # 116 71st
Population Density1 # 200 49th
Diversity Index2 # 306 22nd
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 16 96th

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