Roscoe, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Roscoe, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Roscoe had a population of 294 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Roscoe is located at latitude 45.4501 and longitude -99.337 in Edmunds County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roscoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edmunds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,831 feet.

The City of Roscoe (GNIS ID: 1267554) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 294
Population in Households 294
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 735
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $55,092
Average Household Income $77,191
Per Capita Income $32,841


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $61,290
Average Home Value $122,917


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.64% -0.55%
Households -0.51% -0.29%
Families 1.77% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   4.55%

Roscoe, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roscoe 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 # 190 52nd
Population Density # 140 64th
Diversity Index # 176 55th
Median Household Income # 143 64th
Per Capita Income # 82 79th

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