Porcupine is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Porcupine Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Shannon County at latitude 43.2397 and longitude -102.331. Shannon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,192 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Porcupine Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Porcupine, SD area
|Population in Households||1,072|
|Population in Familes||978|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||5.01|
|Average Family Size||6|
|Total Housing Units||226 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||127 (56.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||87 (38.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 ( 5.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$59,896|
|Average Home Value||$76,575|
|Median Household Income||$32,551|
|Average Household Income||$46,093|
|Per Capita Income||$10,661|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.47%|
|Per Capita Income||2.76%|
The table below compares Porcupine 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.
|Total Population||# 70||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 319||18th|
|Diversity Index2||# 196||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 360||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 381||3rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.