Butte County SD Information


Butte County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,262
Population in Households 10,151
Population in Familes 8,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $53,695
Average Household Income $66,392
Per Capita Income $27,537


Total Housing Units 4,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,972 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,263 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 506 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $151,636
Average Home Value $186,810


Total Households 4,235
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,795
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 0.18% -0.22%
Households 0.22% -0.2%
Families 0.04% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.5%


Butte County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Butte 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 # 18 74th
Population Density # 36 47th
Diversity Index # 37 45th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 44 35th

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