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Rosebud, South Dakota - Basic Facts

Rosebud is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rosebud Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Todd County at latitude 43.2328 and longitude -100.8535. Todd County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,634 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Rosebud Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,602
Population in Households 1,582
Population in Familes 1,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 427
Average Household Size 3.7
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (30.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (56.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $69,512
Average Home Value $75,667


Median Household Income $23,326
Average Household Income $38,824
Per Capita Income $10,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.57%
Households 0.56% 0.74%
Families 0.58% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Rosebud, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosebud 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 # 48 88th
Population Density1 # 312 20th
Diversity Index2 # 135 66th
Median Household Income # 385 2nd
Per Capita Income # 384 2nd

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