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Artesian, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Artesian had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Artesian is located at latitude 44.0079 and longitude -97.9237 in Sanborn County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Artesian (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanborn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,316 feet.

The Town of Artesian (GNIS ID: 1267270) 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 Artesian 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 Artesian: Artesian City, Diana, Dianna.

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


Total Population 139
Population in Households 111
Population in Familes 92
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 1.48
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $79,688
Average Home Value $154,365


Median Household Income $50,588
Average Household Income $62,286
Per Capita Income $25,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.14%
Households 0.43% 0.53%
Families 3.16% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Artesian, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Artesian 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 # 255 35th
Population Density1 # 261 34th
Diversity Index2 # 200 49th
Median Household Income # 152 61st
Per Capita Income # 238 39th

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