Westport, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Westport, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Westport had a population of 143 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Westport is located at latitude 45.6478 and longitude -98.4981 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The Town of Westport (GNIS ID: 1267643) 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.

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


Total Population 143
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 124
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 609
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $65,411
Average Household Income $77,042
Per Capita Income $29,960


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $215,116


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 38
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 0.88% 0.83%
Households 0.97% 0.76%
Families 1.36% 1.03%
Median Household Income   4.23%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Westport, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westport 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 # 250 37th
Population Density # 167 58th
Diversity Index # 175 55th
Median Household Income # 40 90th
Per Capita Income # 160 59th

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