Davison County SD Information


Davison County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,623
Population in Households 19,854
Population in Familes 14,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 769
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $50,906
Average Household Income $64,126
Per Capita Income $27,792


Total Housing Units 9,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,116 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,731 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $152,578
Average Home Value $183,498


Total Households 8,847
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 5,117
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 0.68% 0.65%
Households 0.78% 0.72%
Families 0.55% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Davison County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davison 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 # 10 86th
Population Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 36 48th
Median Household Income # 37 45th
Per Capita Income # 41 39th

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