Tripp County SD Information


Tripp County Subdivisions

Tripp County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,526
Population in Households 5,395
Population in Familes 4,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 2,411
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,484
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,707 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 704 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 714 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $84,284
Average Home Value $113,093


Median Household Income $45,634
Average Household Income $61,528
Per Capita Income $27,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.1%
Households -0.05% 0.08%
Families -0.27% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.


Tripp County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tripp County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 32 53rd
Population Density1 # 47 30th
Diversity Index2 # 17 77th
Median Household Income # 40 41st
Per Capita Income # 30 56th

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