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Trent, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Trent had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Trent is located at latitude 43.9063 and longitude -96.6578 in Moody County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Trent (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moody County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,506 feet.

The Town of Trent (GNIS ID: 1267603) 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.

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


Total Population 230
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 221
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $57,104
Average Household Income $107,405
Per Capita Income $45,530


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $160,000
Average Home Value $237,791


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% 0.09%
Households 0.0% 0.2%
Families 2.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Trent, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trent to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 211 46th
Population Density # 274 30th
Diversity Index # 216 45th
Median Household Income # 114 71st
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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