Hanson County SD Information


Hanson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,398
Daytime Population: Workers 812
Daytime Population: Residents 1,658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,878
Population in Familes 2,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 520
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $55,610
Average Household Income $70,507
Per Capita Income $23,508


Total Housing Units 1,207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 933 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $97,109
Average Home Value $152,117


Total Households 1,077
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 812
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 0.28% 0.21%
Households 0.42% 0.31%
Families 0.33% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.06%


Hanson County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanson 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 # 46 32nd
Population Density # 25 64th
Diversity Index # 66 2nd
Median Household Income # 7 91st
Per Capita Income # 54 20th

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