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Miller, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Miller had a population of 1,450 as of July 1, 2018. Miller ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Miller is located at latitude 44.52 and longitude -98.9862 in Hand County. The formal boundaries for the City of Miller (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hand County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,578 feet.

The City of Miller (GNIS ID: 1267477) 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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Miller, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,450
Population in Households 1,405
Population in Familes 1,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 1,464
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $49,613
Average Household Income $62,038
Per Capita Income $29,624


Total Housing Units 833 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $145,833


Total Households 708
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 398
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 -0.32% -0.24%
Households -0.27% -0.2%
Families 0.06% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Miller, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miller 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 # 52 87th
Population Density # 37 91st
Diversity Index # 324 17th
Median Household Income # 222 43rd
Per Capita Income # 171 57th

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