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Parmelee, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Parmelee Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Todd County at latitude 43.3337 and longitude -101.043. Todd County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Parmelee 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 Parmelee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 568
Population in Households 568
Population in Familes 507
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 3.69
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $68,243
Average Home Value $69,030


Median Household Income $28,038
Average Household Income $38,090
Per Capita Income $10,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.56%
Households 0.62% 0.64%
Families 0.78% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Parmelee, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parmelee 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 # 133 66th
Population Density1 # 326 17th
Diversity Index2 # 218 44th
Median Household Income # 374 4th
Per Capita Income # 382 2nd

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