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Pine Ridge, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Pine Ridge Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Oglala Lakota County at latitude 43.0269 and longitude -102.5524.

The formal official name is the Pine Ridge Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

The U5 Census Class Code for Pine Ridge indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Pine Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pine Ridge: Pine Ridge Agency.

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Pine Ridge, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,332
Population in Households 3,298
Population in Familes 2,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,174
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 769
Average Household Size 4.29
Family Households 632
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $76,902
Average Home Value $83,358


Median Household Income $38,962
Average Household Income $52,356
Per Capita Income $12,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.57%
Households 0.34% 0.62%
Families 0.45% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.


Pine Ridge, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pine Ridge to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 24 94th
Population Density1 # 65 84th
Diversity Index2 # 229 42nd
Median Household Income # 325 17th
Per Capita Income # 373 5th

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