Oglala Lakota County SD Information


Oglala Lakota County Subdivisions

Oglala Lakota County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,174
Population in Households 14,083
Population in Familes 12,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $28,985
Average Household Income $42,693
Per Capita Income $9,853


Total Housing Units 3,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,429 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $38,066
Average Home Value $114,573


Total Households 3,244
Average Household Size 4.34
Family Households 2,652
Average Family Size 5
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.51% 0.6%
Households 0.38% 0.52%
Families 0.28% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.04%


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, 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 # 15 79th
Population Density # 30 56th
Diversity Index # 44 33rd
Median Household Income # 66 2nd
Per Capita Income # 66 2nd

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