Pennington County SD Information


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  1. Pennington County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPennington County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Pennington County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 113,604
Population in Households 111,029
Population in Familes 85,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,575
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $56,436
Average Household Income $73,622
Per Capita Income $29,967


Total Housing Units 50,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,682 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,480 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,035 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $201,337
Average Home Value $244,372


Total Households 46,162
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 28,793
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.29% 1.26%
Households 1.22% 1.23%
Families 0.97% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


Pennington County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennington County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 7 91st
Diversity Index # 11 85th
Median Household Income # 18 74th
Per Capita Income # 20 71st

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