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Saint Francis, South Dakota - Basic Facts

Saint Francis is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Saint Francis.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Todd County at latitude 43.1445 and longitude -100.9051. Todd County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,989 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Saint Francis (see map) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 715
Population in Households 715
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,975
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 3.69
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $71,196
Average Home Value $81,897


Median Household Income $27,213
Average Household Income $33,125
Per Capita Income $9,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.61%
Households 0.62% 0.81%
Families -1.21% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Saint Francis, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Francis 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 # 105 73rd
Population Density1 # 10 98th
Diversity Index2 # 68 83rd
Median Household Income # 378 3rd
Per Capita Income # 385 2nd

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