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Agar, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Agar is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sully County at latitude 44.8392 and longitude -100.0734. Sully County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,850 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Agar, but most people and references simply refer to it as Agar, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Agar indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


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


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


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 $105,000
Average Home Value $150,000


Median Household Income $53,718
Average Household Income $69,971
Per Capita Income $33,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 1.02%
Households 0.53% 1.3%
Families 5.84% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


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, 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 # 304 22nd
Population Density1 # 191 51st
Diversity Index2 # 267 32nd
Median Household Income # 97 75th
Per Capita Income # 17 96th

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