Lyman County SD Information


Lyman County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,909
Population in Households 3,872
Population in Familes 3,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,434
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 986
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 983 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $81,702
Average Home Value $115,183


Median Household Income $47,122
Average Household Income $58,338
Per Capita Income $21,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.67%
Households 0.48% 0.57%
Families 0.31% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Lyman County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyman County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 42 38th
Population Density1 # 50 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 5 94th
Median Household Income # 31 55th
Per Capita Income # 56 17th

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