La Plant, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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La Plant, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The La Plant Census Designated Place had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2018. La Plant ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 La Plant is located at latitude 45.1282 and longitude -100.6409 in Dewey County. The formal boundaries for the La Plant Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Dewey County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,972 feet.

The La Plant Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393074) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The La Plant Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of South Dewey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dewey County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Plant: LaPlant.

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La Plant, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 177
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $44,626
Average Household Income $77,034
Per Capita Income $23,020


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $90,909
Average Home Value $175,694


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 3.93
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.42% 0.34%
Households 0.55% 0.44%
Families -0.69% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

La Plant, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Plant to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 233 41st
Population Density # 371 5th
Diversity Index # 67 83rd
Median Household Income # 276 30th
Per Capita Income # 323 18th

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