Miner County SD Information


Miner County Subdivisions

Miner County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,307
Daytime Population: Workers 1,139
Daytime Population: Residents 1,054
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,227
Population in Familes 1,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,347
Average Household Income $67,876
Per Capita Income $29,688


Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 774 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $91,848
Average Home Value $140,504


Total Households 994
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 577
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 -0.48% -0.76%
Households -0.52% -0.8%
Families -0.67% -0.92%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.92%


Miner County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miner County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 57 15th
Population Density # 42 36th
Diversity Index # 55 15th
Median Household Income # 44 35th
Per Capita Income # 13 82nd

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