The City of Spearfish is the 10th largest city in South Dakota with a population of 12,292 as of July 1, 2022.
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||12,292 (100%)|
|Population in Households||11,745 (95.5%)|
|Population in Families||8,237 (67.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||547 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,044|
|Average Household Income||$79,077|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||23%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,549|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,061 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,231 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,192 (36.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||638 (10.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$245,214|
|Average Home Value||$275,209|
|Housing Affordability Index3||105|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.91%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.97%|
The table below compares Spearfish to the other 486 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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||# 140||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 319||35th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 248||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 196||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 147||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.