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Vivian, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Vivian CDP(1) had a population of 97 as of July 1, 2022. Vivian ranks in the lower 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 Vivian is located at latitude 43.9269 and longitude -100.2921 in Lyman County. The formal boundaries for the Vivian Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,906 feet.

The Vivian Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Vivian Census Designated Place is located within Township of Vivian, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lyman County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Vivian, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 97 (100%)
Population in Households 96 (99.0%)
Population in Families 76 (78.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 56
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $71,980
Average Household Income $91,530
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $39,455
Wealth Index5 80


Total HU (Housing Units) 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $233,125
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 48
Average Household Size 2.00
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.45% 0.00%
Households -0.91% 0.00%
Families   -0.70%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Vivian, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vivian 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 324 33rd
Population Density # 409 16th
Median Household Income # 159 67th
Housing Affordability Index # 53 11th
Per Capita Income # 108 78th
Diversity Index # 188 62nd

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