Bennett County SD Information


Bennett County Subdivisions

Bennett County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,412
Daytime Population: Workers 1,119
Daytime Population: Residents 2,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,288
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 3,375
Population in Familes 2,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $43,515
Average Household Income $58,817
Per Capita Income $18,790


Total Housing Units 1,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 635 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $65,811
Average Home Value $127,559


Total Households 1,082
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 754
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.23%
Households -0.1% -0.24%
Families -0.22% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


Bennett County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bennett County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 45 33rd
Population Density # 48 29th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 50 26th
Per Capita Income # 59 12th

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