Charles Mix County SD Information


Charles Mix County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,508
Daytime Population: Workers 4,361
Daytime Population: Residents 5,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,724
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 8,919
Population in Familes 7,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 589
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,242
Average Household Income $58,303
Per Capita Income $21,744


Total Housing Units 3,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,360 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,057 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $87,929
Average Home Value $133,665


Total Households 3,417
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,316
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 0.56% 0.55%
Households 0.7% 0.65%
Families 0.57% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.67%


Charles Mix County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles Mix 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 # 20 71st
Population Density # 23 67th
Diversity Index # 7 91st
Median Household Income # 61 9th
Per Capita Income # 57 15th

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