Minnehaha County SD Information


Minnehaha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 192,782
Daytime Population: Workers 126,626
Daytime Population: Residents 84,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 211,040
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 186,507
Population in Familes 144,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,275
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $55,328
Average Household Income $71,926
Per Capita Income $29,197


Total Housing Units 80,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,341 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,940 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,688 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $169,295
Average Home Value $199,178


Total Households 76,281
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 47,351
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 1.79% 1.69%
Households 1.8% 1.7%
Families 1.65% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Minnehaha County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Minnehaha 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 14 80th
Median Household Income # 10 86th
Per Capita Income # 19 73rd

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