Jones County SD Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 912
Daytime Population: Workers 605
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 912
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $44,321
Average Household Income $62,918
Per Capita Income $28,975


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $78,810
Average Home Value $132,736


Total Households 420
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 254
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 -1.34% -2.01%
Households -1.19% -1.88%
Families -1.34% -1.97%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   3.71%


Jones County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jones 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 # 66 2nd
Population Density # 65 3rd
Diversity Index # 33 53rd
Median Household Income # 47 30th
Per Capita Income # 22 68th

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