The City of White River had a population of 607 as of July 1, 2020. White River ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for White River is located at latitude 43.5681 and longitude -100.7454 in Mellette County. The formal boundaries for the City of White River encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mellette County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,136 feet.
The City of White River (GNIS ID: 1267653) 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||607 (100%)|
|Population in Households||578 (95.2%)|
|Population in Families||451 (74.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||29 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$34,682|
|Average Household Income||$47,728|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$18,039|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||250 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||166 (66.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||54 (21.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$62,838|
|Average Home Value||$74,096|
|Housing Affordability Index3||328|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.46%|
|Per Capita Income||1.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.24%|
The table below compares White River to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 130||67th|
|Population Density||# 66||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 365||7th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 347||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 357||9th|
|Diversity Index||# 9||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.