Hanson County SD Information


Hanson County Subdivisions

Hanson County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,352
Population in Households 2,832
Population in Familes 2,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 520
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $55,532
Average Household Income $71,109
Per Capita Income $23,494


Total Housing Units 1,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $99,340
Average Home Value $158,316


Total Households 1,052
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 789
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.01%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.06% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.57%


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, 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 # 46 32nd
Population Density # 26 62nd
Diversity Index # 65 3rd
Median Household Income # 10 86th
Per Capita Income # 56 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.