Also See: Bison, SD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Bison had a population of 310 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Bison is located at latitude 45.5203 and longitude -102.4613 in Perkins County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bison encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perkins County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,782 feet.
The Town of Bison 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.
|Total Population||310 (100%)|
|Population in Households||310 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||263 (84.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$58,762|
|Average Household Income||$81,054|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,385|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||181 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||120 (66.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||26 (14.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 (19.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,000|
|Average Home Value||$298,125|
|Housing Affordability Index3||234|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.17%|
The table below compares Bison to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 186||53rd|
|Population Density||# 236||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 212||46th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 278||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 144||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 244||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.