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Presho, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Presho had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Presho is located at latitude 43.9072 and longitude -100.0584 in Lyman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Presho (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,775 feet.

The City of Presho (GNIS ID: 1267537) 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.

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


Total Population 515
Population in Households 515
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 767
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,221
Average Household Income $65,911
Per Capita Income $29,987


Total Housing Units 289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $98,837
Average Home Value $147,772


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 147
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 0.43% 0.46%
Households 0.46% 0.49%
Families 0.95% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Presho, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Presho 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 # 145 63rd
Population Density # 135 66th
Diversity Index # 159 60th
Median Household Income # 111 72nd
Per Capita Income # 157 60th

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