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Agar, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Agar had a population of 77 as of July 1, 2015. Agar ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Agar is located at latitude 44.8392 and longitude -100.0734 in Sully County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Agar (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sully County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,850 feet.

The Town of Agar 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 Agar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Agar, SD Boundary Map

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Agar, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 77
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 61
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 475
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 45
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $110,000
Average Home Value $155,147
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,729
Average Household Income $68,313
Per Capita Income $33,159
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.77%
Households 0.43% 0.87%
Families 4.7% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

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Agar, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Agar to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 306 22nd
Population Density1 # 193 51st
Diversity Index2 # 306 21st
Median Household Income # 97 75th
Per Capita Income # 32 92nd

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