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Bonesteel, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Bonesteel had a population of 264 as of July 1, 2019. Bonesteel ranks in 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 Bonesteel is located at latitude 43.0764 and longitude -98.9445 in Gregory County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonesteel encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gregory County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,965 feet.

The City of Bonesteel (GNIS ID: 1267288) 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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Bonesteel, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bonesteel, SD Housing Affordability Index is 325
State of South Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bonesteel, SD Wealth Index is 58
State of South Dakota Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 264
Population in Households 264
Population in Familes 211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 747
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,551
Average Household Income $59,859
Per Capita Income $25,981
Wealth Index3 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $63,043
Housing Affordability Index2 325
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.44% -0.3%
Households -0.53% -0.34%
Families 0.29% -0.53%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Bonesteel, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonesteel to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 201 49th
Population Density # 139 65th
Diversity Index # 58 85th
Median Household Income # 343 13th
Per Capita Income # 290 26th

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