Jerauld County SD Information


Jerauld County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,083
Daytime Population: Workers 1,291
Daytime Population: Residents 1,100
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 1,907
Population in Familes 1,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,252
Average Household Income $68,373
Per Capita Income $29,865


Total Housing Units 1,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $83,717
Average Home Value $144,234


Total Households 877
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 563
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 0.08% -0.2%
Households 0.11% -0.21%
Families -0.02% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   3.28%


Jerauld County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jerauld 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 # 58 14th
Population Density # 43 38th
Diversity Index # 43 38th
Median Household Income # 31 55th
Per Capita Income # 12 83rd

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