Irene, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Irene, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Irene had a population of 433 as of July 1, 2016. Irene ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Irene is located at latitude 43.0837 and longitude -97.1576 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Irene (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,371 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Irene are located in Clay County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Turner County, and Yankton County.

The City of Irene (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Irene population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Irene: Adelia.

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


Total Population 433
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,696
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $77,381
Average Home Value $110,821


Median Household Income $44,910
Average Household Income $56,318
Per Capita Income $24,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.41%
Households 0.64% 0.44%
Families 1.07% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

Irene, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irene to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 160 59th
Population Density1 # 28 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 285 27th
Median Household Income # 241 39th
Per Capita Income # 270 31st

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