Moody County SD Information


Moody County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,525
Daytime Population: Workers 2,849
Daytime Population: Residents 3,062
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,911
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 6,361
Population in Familes 5,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $55,450
Average Household Income $72,980
Per Capita Income $29,301


Total Housing Units 2,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,927 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $130,196
Average Home Value $179,917


Total Households 2,591
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,760
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 0.08% 0.15%
Households 0.2% 0.22%
Families 0.07% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.31%


Moody County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moody 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 # 28 59th
Population Density # 16 77th
Diversity Index # 13 82nd
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 18 74th

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