Deadwood, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Deadwood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Deadwood had a population of 1,341 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Deadwood is located at latitude 44.3815 and longitude -103.724 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Deadwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,531 feet.

The City of Deadwood (GNIS ID: 1267350) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deadwood: Deadwood City, Miles City.

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


Total Population 1,341
Population in Households 1,313
Population in Familes 877
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 350
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $42,549
Average Household Income $57,179
Per Capita Income $29,135


Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 431 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $194,340
Average Home Value $247,801


Total Households 705
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.66% 0.94%
Households 0.78% 1.03%
Families 1.77% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Deadwood, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deadwood 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 # 58 85th
Population Density # 224 43rd
Diversity Index # 142 63rd
Median Household Income # 304 23rd
Per Capita Income # 189 52nd

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