Mellette County SD Information

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Mellette County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,106
Population in Households 2,057
Population in Familes 1,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,281
Average Household Income $52,191
Per Capita Income $17,818

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 224 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $72,246
Average Home Value $150,052
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 707
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 496
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.4%
Households 0.24% 0.34%
Families 0.07% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

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Mellette County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mellette County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 14th
Population Density # 60 11th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 62 8th
Per Capita Income # 61 9th

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