Jackson County SD Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,255
Daytime Population: Workers 1,400
Daytime Population: Residents 1,814
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,214
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 3,213
Population in Familes 2,740
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $45,908
Average Household Income $62,115
Per Capita Income $20,698


Total Housing Units 1,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $72,994
Average Home Value $114,078


Total Households 1,076
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 753
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.99% 0.8%
Households 1.07% 0.86%
Families 0.95% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.27%


Jackson County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 47 30th
Population Density # 57 14th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 45 33rd
Per Capita Income # 58 14th

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