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Wall, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Wall had a population of 845 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wall is located at latitude 43.9915 and longitude -102.2426 in Pennington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wall (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pennington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,825 feet.

The Town of Wall (GNIS ID: 1267622) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 845
Population in Households 845
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 390
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $85,250
Average Home Value $135,889


Median Household Income $49,431
Average Household Income $63,143
Per Capita Income $27,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.69%
Households 1.54% 1.67%
Families 2.34% 1.43%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Wall, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wall 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 # 89 77th
Population Density1 # 210 47th
Diversity Index2 # 104 74th
Median Household Income # 175 55th
Per Capita Income # 147 63rd

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