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New Underwood, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of New Underwood had a population of 728 as of July 1, 2019. New Underwood ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Underwood is located at latitude 44.0933 and longitude -102.8363 in Pennington County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Underwood encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pennington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,844 feet.

The City of New Underwood (GNIS ID: 1267492) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Underwood: Underwood Station.

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New Underwood, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

New Underwood, SD Housing Affordability Index is 210
State of South Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

New Underwood, SD Wealth Index is 80
State of South Dakota Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 728 (100%)
Population in Households 685 (94.1%)
Population in Families 550 (75.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 43 ( 5.9%)
Population Density 654
Diversity Index2 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,509
Average Household Income $77,382
Per Capita Income $29,243
Wealth Index4 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $139,179
Housing Affordability Index3 210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.07% 1.21%
Households 1.08% 1.21%
Families 0.65% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

New Underwood, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Underwood to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 106 73rd
Population Density # 160 60th
Diversity Index # 84 79th
Median Household Income # 155 61st
Per Capita Income # 202 49th

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