Deuel County SD Information


Deuel County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,345
Daytime Population: Workers 2,092
Daytime Population: Residents 1,937
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,029
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 4,295
Population in Familes 3,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $53,209
Average Household Income $68,106
Per Capita Income $28,612


Total Housing Units 2,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,481 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $114,447
Average Home Value $170,864


Total Households 1,816
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,215
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 -0.06% -0.05%
Households -0.02% -0.03%
Families -0.15% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   3.28%


Deuel County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deuel 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 # 38 44th
Population Density # 28 59th
Diversity Index # 42 36th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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