Morningside, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Morningside, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Morningside Census Designated Place had a population of 116 as of July 1, 2018. Morningside ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morningside is located at latitude 44.3663 and longitude -98.1835 in Beadle County. The formal boundaries for the Morningside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Beadle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,273 feet.

The Morningside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584561) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Morningside Census Designated Place is located within Township of Custer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Beadle County.

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Morningside, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 116
Population in Households 115
Population in Familes 85
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 225
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $55,623
Average Household Income $68,037
Per Capita Income $30,328


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $77,778
Average Home Value $187,500


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.21% 0.68%
Households 1.13% 0.44%
Families 0.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Morningside, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morningside to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 274 30th
Population Density # 271 31st
Diversity Index # 62 84th
Median Household Income # 136 65th
Per Capita Income # 142 64th

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