Douglas County SD Information


Douglas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,972
Population in Households 2,794
Population in Familes 2,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $50,278
Average Household Income $71,682
Per Capita Income $29,948


Total Housing Units 1,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 993 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $88,787
Average Home Value $139,275


Total Households 1,210
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 807
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 -0.12% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families -0.18% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


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, 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 # 50 26th
Population Density # 29 58th
Diversity Index # 55 18th
Median Household Income # 40 41st
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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