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Castlewood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Castlewood had a population of 654 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Castlewood is located at latitude 44.7227 and longitude -97.0301 in Hamlin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Castlewood encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamlin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,686 feet.

The City of Castlewood (GNIS ID: 1267313) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castlewood: Keaton.

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Castlewood, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Castlewood, SD Housing Affordability Index is 186
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

Castlewood, SD Wealth Index is 87
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 654 (100%)
Population in Households 627 (95.9%)
Population in Families 530 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 27 ( 4.1%)
Population Density 569
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,304
Average Household Income $73,665
Per Capita Income $27,047
Wealth Index4 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $154,070
Housing Affordability Index3 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.46% 0.42%
Households 0.49% 0.44%
Families 1.78% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Castlewood, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castlewood 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 # 120 70th
Population Density # 176 55th
Diversity Index # 160 60th
Median Household Income # 148 63rd
Per Capita Income # 268 32nd

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