Draper, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Town of Draper had a population of 74 as of July 1, 2017. Draper ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Draper is located at latitude 43.9262 and longitude -100.5372 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Draper (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,264 feet.

The Town of Draper (GNIS ID: 1267357) 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 Draper 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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Draper, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 74
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $46,907
Average Household Income $64,702
Per Capita Income $29,104


Total Housing Units 48 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $71,875
Average Home Value $83,696


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 21
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 -1.41% -1.97%
Households -1.16% -1.83%
Families -2.38% -1.98%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.66%

Draper, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Draper 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 # 309 21st
Population Density # 319 19th
Diversity Index # 137 65th
Median Household Income # 241 39th
Per Capita Income # 145 63rd

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