Faulk County SD Information


Faulk County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,336
Daytime Population: Workers 1,085
Daytime Population: Residents 1,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,839
Population in Familes 1,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 497
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,817
Average Household Income $63,469
Per Capita Income $26,571


Total Housing Units 1,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 694 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $74,339
Average Home Value $113,076


Total Households 878
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 533
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 -0.16% -0.2%
Households 0.14% -0.02%
Families 0.03% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.41%


Faulk County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Faulk 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 # 55 18th
Population Density # 52 24th
Diversity Index # 65 3rd
Median Household Income # 52 23rd
Per Capita Income # 43 36th

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