Douglas County SD Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,022
Daytime Population: Workers 1,630
Daytime Population: Residents 1,377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,007
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 2,844
Population in Familes 2,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,254
Average Household Income $73,880
Per Capita Income $30,944


Total Housing Units 1,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $80,853
Average Home Value $136,272


Total Households 1,235
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 828
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 0.09% 0.13%
Households 0.28% 0.26%
Families 0.15% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.81%


Douglas County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas 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 # 48 29th
Population Density # 29 61st
Diversity Index # 54 20th
Median Household Income # 30 56th
Per Capita Income # 8 89th

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