Miner County SD Information


Miner County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,345
Population in Households 2,265
Population in Familes 1,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,027
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $83,473
Average Home Value $129,766


Median Household Income $46,786
Average Household Income $66,079
Per Capita Income $29,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.36%
Households -0.08% -0.22%
Families -0.32% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Miner County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miner 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 # 57 15th
Population Density1 # 42 39th
Diversity Index2 # 58 14th
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 7 91st

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