Perkins County SD Information


Perkins County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,992
Population in Households 2,927
Population in Familes 2,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $40,631
Average Household Income $70,101
Per Capita Income $30,384


Total Housing Units 1,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 969 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 454 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $88,218
Average Home Value $190,944


Total Households 1,285
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.04% -0.18%
Households -0.06% -0.25%
Families -0.23% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


Perkins County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perkins 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 # 49 27th
Population Density # 65 3rd
Diversity Index # 60 11th
Median Household Income # 58 14th
Per Capita Income # 18 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.