Roberts County SD Information


Roberts County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,466
Daytime Population: Workers 4,515
Daytime Population: Residents 5,838
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,353
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 10,185
Population in Familes 8,460
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $47,714
Average Household Income $61,648
Per Capita Income $23,668


Total Housing Units 5,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,753 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,207 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,127 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $116,640
Average Home Value $161,088


Total Households 3,960
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,727
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 0.43% 0.26%
Households 0.49% 0.3%
Families 0.37% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.23%


Roberts County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roberts County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 17 76th
Population Density # 21 70th
Diversity Index # 5 94th
Median Household Income # 42 38th
Per Capita Income # 53 21st

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