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Kadoka, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Kadoka had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2017. Kadoka 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 Kadoka is located at latitude 43.8291 and longitude -101.5007 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kadoka (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,461 feet.

The City of Kadoka (GNIS ID: 1267442) 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 Kadoka 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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Kadoka, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 708
Daytime Population: Workers 667
Daytime Population: Residents 300
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 967
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 686
Population in Familes 517
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 310
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $42,143
Average Household Income $56,924
Per Capita Income $25,318


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $63,525
Average Home Value $83,682


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 181
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 1.1% 0.92%
Households 1.28% 1.04%
Families 1.72% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Kadoka, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kadoka 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 # 110 72nd
Population Density # 239 39th
Diversity Index # 69 83rd
Median Household Income # 298 24th
Per Capita Income # 270 31st

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