Mellette County SD Information

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Mellette County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,097
Population in Households 2,048
Population in Familes 1,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 718
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 505
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $61,157
Average Home Value $131,870
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,039
Average Household Income $49,561
Per Capita Income $17,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.49%
Households 0.57% 0.61%
Families 0.39% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

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Mellette County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mellette 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 # 59 12th
Population Density1 # 60 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 57 15th
Per Capita Income # 61 9th

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