The Porcupine Census Designated Place had a population of 1,089 as of July 1, 2016. Porcupine 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 Porcupine is located at latitude 43.2687 and longitude -102.3353 in Oglala Lakota County. The formal boundaries for the Porcupine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oglala Lakota County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,192 feet.
The Porcupine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393194) 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 Porcupine Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Oglala Lakota County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Porcupine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,086|
|Population in Familes||991|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||5.05|
|Average Family Size||6|
|Total Housing Units||228 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||129 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||86 (37.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||13 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$39,815|
|Average Home Value||$129,651|
|Median Household Income||$29,315|
|Average Household Income||$45,149|
|Per Capita Income||$10,335|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.03%|
The table below compares Porcupine 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.
|Total Population||# 71||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 320||18th|
|Diversity Index2||# 192||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 373||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 383||2nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.