Lennox, SD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lennox, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Lennox had a population of 2,396 as of July 1, 2017. Lennox ranks in the upper 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 Lennox is located at latitude 43.3505 and longitude -96.8946 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lennox (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The City of Lennox (GNIS ID: 1267459) 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 Lennox 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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Lennox, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,396
Daytime Population: Workers 711
Daytime Population: Residents 1,168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,879
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,320
Population in Familes 1,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 1,824
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,304
Average Household Income $68,878
Per Capita Income $28,139


Total Housing Units 1,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 708 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $126,064
Average Home Value $133,792


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 610
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 1.76% 2.1%
Households 1.74% 2.19%
Families 1.64% 2.08%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Lennox, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lennox 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 # 34 92nd
Population Density # 18 96th
Diversity Index # 291 26th
Median Household Income # 114 71st
Per Capita Income # 179 54th

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