Harrold, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harrold, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Town of Harrold had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2017. Harrold ranks in the upper 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 Harrold is located at latitude 44.5235 and longitude -99.7393 in Hughes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Harrold (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hughes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,795 feet.

The Town of Harrold (GNIS ID: 1267412) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrold population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 125
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 62
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 87
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 469
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $58,867
Average Household Income $82,937
Per Capita Income $32,931


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $140,909
Average Home Value $231,522


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 40
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 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.24% 0.0%
Families 1.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.96%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Harrold, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrold to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 266 32nd
Population Density # 196 50th
Diversity Index # 44 89th
Median Household Income # 80 80th
Per Capita Income # 52 87th

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