Oglala Lakota County SD Information


Oglala Lakota County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,128
Daytime Population: Workers 3,923
Daytime Population: Residents 11,018
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,941
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 14,037
Population in Familes 12,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $27,636
Average Household Income $40,145
Per Capita Income $9,326


Total Housing Units 3,670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,757 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 417 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $36,881
Average Home Value $112,408


Total Households 3,253
Average Household Size 4.32
Family Households 2,667
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.54% 0.65%
Households 0.47% 0.61%
Families 0.4% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.55%


Oglala Lakota County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oglala Lakota 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 # 14 80th
Population Density # 30 56th
Diversity Index # 46 32nd
Median Household Income # 66 2nd
Per Capita Income # 66 2nd

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