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Oglala, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Oglala Census Designated Place had a population of 1,320 as of July 1, 2016. Oglala ranks in the lower 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 Oglala is located at latitude 43.1916 and longitude -102.7097 in Oglala Lakota County. The formal boundaries for the Oglala Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles. Oglala Lakota County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,002 feet.

The Oglala Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393169) 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 Oglala Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Oglala Lakota County.

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


Total Population 1,320
Population in Households 1,313
Population in Familes 1,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 262
Average Household Size 5.01
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 6


Total Housing Units 284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $37,376
Average Home Value $148,179


Median Household Income $25,074
Average Household Income $31,562
Per Capita Income $6,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.54%
Households 0.25% 0.45%
Families -1.0% 0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Oglala, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oglala 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 # 60 85th
Population Density1 # 323 18th
Diversity Index2 # 170 56th
Median Household Income # 382 3rd
Per Capita Income # 389 1st

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