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Rosholt, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Rosholt had a population of 384 as of July 1, 2016. Rosholt ranks in the upper 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 Rosholt is located at latitude 45.8662 and longitude -96.7318 in Roberts County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rosholt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roberts County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The Town of Rosholt (GNIS ID: 1267555) 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 Rosholt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rosholt: Rosholf.

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


Total Population 384
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,304
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $96,078
Average Home Value $148,413


Median Household Income $55,129
Average Household Income $66,760
Per Capita Income $29,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.54% -0.96%
Households -1.7% -1.16%
Families -0.61% -1.62%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Rosholt, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosholt 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 # 173 56th
Population Density1 # 47 88th
Diversity Index2 # 153 61st
Median Household Income # 91 77th
Per Capita Income # 98 75th

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