Irene, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Irene, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Irene had a population of 425 as of July 1, 2017. Irene ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Irene is located at latitude 43.0837 and longitude -97.1576 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Irene (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,371 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Irene are located in Clay County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Turner County, and Yankton County.

The City of Irene (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Irene population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Irene: Adelia.

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


Total Population 425
Daytime Population: Workers 368
Daytime Population: Residents 214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 395
Population in Familes 311
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 1,665
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,305
Average Household Income $58,853
Per Capita Income $25,181


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $81,098
Average Home Value $114,662


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 106
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 0.16% 0.05%
Households 0.16% 0.0%
Families 0.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.26%
Per Capita Income   4.01%

Irene, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irene to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 162 59th
Population Density # 28 93rd
Diversity Index # 293 25th
Median Household Income # 282 28th
Per Capita Income # 273 30th

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