Harding County SD Information


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  1. Harding County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHarding County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. South Dakota Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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


Total Population 1,282
Population in Households 1,253
Population in Familes 1,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $52,019
Average Household Income $66,405
Per Capita Income $28,659


Total Housing Units 749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $108,974
Average Home Value $261,589


Total Households 553
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 349
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% 0.05%
Households 0.28% 0.07%
Families 0.03% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.03%


Harding County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harding County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 65 3rd
Population Density # 66 2nd
Diversity Index # 47 30th
Median Household Income # 35 48th
Per Capita Income # 33 52nd

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