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The City of Spearfish is the 10th largest city in South Dakota with a population of 11,541 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Spearfish is located at latitude 44.4908 and longitude -103.8594 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spearfish encompass a land area of 16.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,648 feet.
The City of Spearfish 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.
|Total Population||11,541 (100%)|
|Population in Households||10,761 (93.2%)|
|Population in Families||7,481 (64.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||780 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,509|
|Average Household Income||$69,388|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,963|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,843 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,941 (50.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,198 (37.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||704 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$235,795|
|Average Home Value||$268,750|
|Housing Affordability Index3||119|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.44%|
The table below compares Spearfish to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 10||98th|
|Population Density||# 147||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 306||22nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 151||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 208||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 121||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.