Butte County SD Information


Butte County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,342
Daytime Population: Workers 3,562
Daytime Population: Residents 5,107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,669
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 10,231
Population in Familes 8,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,355
Average Household Income $64,191
Per Capita Income $26,721


Total Housing Units 4,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,106 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,177 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 483 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $142,323
Average Home Value $184,361


Total Households 4,283
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,839
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.31% -0.02%
Households 0.4% 0.04%
Families 0.26% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


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, 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 # 18 74th
Population Density # 36 47th
Diversity Index # 37 45th
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 41 39th

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