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Wall, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Wall had a population of 874 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wall is located at latitude 43.9915 and longitude -102.2426 in Pennington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wall (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pennington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,825 feet.

The Town of Wall (GNIS ID: 1267622) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wall population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wall, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 874
Daytime Population: Workers 588
Daytime Population: Residents 374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 874
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 403
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $49,559
Average Household Income $64,571
Per Capita Income $28,726


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $85,049
Average Home Value $134,653


Total Households 411
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.84% 1.72%
Households 1.88% 1.78%
Families 2.69% 1.58%
Median Household Income   4.73%
Per Capita Income   4.43%

Wall, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wall to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 87 78th
Population Density # 207 47th
Diversity Index # 107 73rd
Median Household Income # 210 47th
Per Capita Income # 156 60th

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