Ferney, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ferney, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Ferney Census Designated Place had a population of 48 as of July 1, 2017. Ferney ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Ferney is located at latitude 45.3346 and longitude -98.0939 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the Ferney Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

The Ferney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584552) 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 Ferney Census Designated Place is located within Township of East Hanson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brown County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ferney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 48
Daytime Population: Workers 50
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 77
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.60
Population in Households 41
Population in Familes 35
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,154
Average Household Income $65,861
Per Capita Income $22,624


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $198,810


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.53% 1.22%
Households 1.86% 1.61%
Families 5.75% 1.09%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Ferney, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferney to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 340 13th
Population Density # 356 9th
Diversity Index # 304 23rd
Median Household Income # 174 56th
Per Capita Income # 318 19th

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