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Freeman, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Freeman had a population of 1,314 as of July 1, 2018. Freeman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Freeman is located at latitude 43.3499 and longitude -97.4295 in Hutchinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Freeman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hutchinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,516 feet.

The City of Freeman (GNIS ID: 1267396) 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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Freeman, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,314
Population in Households 1,262
Population in Familes 950
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 1,183
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $46,132
Average Household Income $60,413
Per Capita Income $28,404


Total Housing Units 672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $90,926
Average Home Value $116,708


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 324
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 0.07% 0.14%
Households 0.2% 0.42%
Families 0.15% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Freeman, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeman 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 # 60 85th
Population Density # 67 83rd
Diversity Index # 81 80th
Median Household Income # 260 34th
Per Capita Income # 208 47th

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