Brant Lake, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Brant Lake, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Brant Lake had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2018. Brant Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Brant Lake is located at latitude 43.9265 and longitude -96.939 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brant Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 1.54 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,617 feet.

The City of Brant Lake (GNIS ID: 2785126) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The City of Brant Lake is located within Township of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

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Brant Lake, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 172
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $61,895
Average Household Income $87,405
Per Capita Income $32,593


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 2.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (70.1%)
Median Home Value $228,571
Average Home Value $286,842


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 1.14%
Households 1.09% 1.19%
Families 2.84% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Brant Lake, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brant Lake to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 238 40th
Population Density # 304 23rd
Diversity Index # 353 10th
Median Household Income # 60 85th
Per Capita Income # 92 77th

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