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Tea, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Tea had a population of 4,794 as of July 1, 2016. Tea ranks in the upper 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 Tea is located at latitude 43.4514 and longitude -96.8347 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tea (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,486 feet.

The City of Tea (GNIS ID: 1267599) 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 Tea population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tea: Byron.

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Tea, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,794
Population in Households 4,794
Population in Familes 4,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,835
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,559
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 1,259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,166 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $190,179
Average Home Value $205,617


Median Household Income $75,134
Average Household Income $89,385
Per Capita Income $29,151
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.76% 3.67%
Households 3.54% 3.6%
Families 3.61% 3.51%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

Tea, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tea 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 # 19 95th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 197 51st
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 103 74th

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