Brule County SD Information


Brule County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,507
Population in Households 5,375
Population in Familes 4,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $53,715
Average Household Income $65,089
Per Capita Income $26,876


Total Housing Units 2,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,517 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 731 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $128,991
Average Home Value $159,163


Total Households 2,248
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,422
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.57% 0.3%
Households 0.62% 0.34%
Families 0.41% 0.2%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.39%


Brule County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brule County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 34 50th
Population Density # 31 55th
Diversity Index # 20 71st
Median Household Income # 14 80th
Per Capita Income # 46 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.