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Akaska, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Akaska had a population of 44 as of July 1, 2016. Akaska ranks in the lower 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 Akaska is located at latitude 45.331 and longitude -100.1209 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Akaska (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,778 feet.

The Town of Akaska (GNIS ID: 1267260) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Akaska 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 Akaska: Alaska.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 44
Population in Households 44
Population in Familes 37
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (10.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 1.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (87.7%)
Median Home Value $95,833
Average Home Value $165,476
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,473
Average Household Income $64,432
Per Capita Income $30,221
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.45%
Households 0.75% 0.89%
Families 11.73% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Akaska, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Akaska 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 # 347 12th
Population Density1 # 341 13th
Diversity Index2 # 282 29th
Median Household Income # 234 40th
Per Capita Income # 75 81st

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