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Wilmot, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmot had a population of 526 as of July 1, 2017. Wilmot ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmot is located at latitude 45.4091 and longitude -96.8546 in Roberts County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilmot (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roberts County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The City of Wilmot (GNIS ID: 1267657) 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 Wilmot 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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Wilmot, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 526
Daytime Population: Workers 217
Daytime Population: Residents 255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 512
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 987
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $42,199
Average Household Income $73,087
Per Capita Income $32,713


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $96,809
Average Home Value $163,056


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 148
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 0.93% 0.6%
Households 1.09% 0.7%
Families 2.7% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   4.72%

Wilmot, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmot 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 # 140 65th
Population Density # 95 76th
Diversity Index # 191 51st
Median Household Income # 295 25th
Per Capita Income # 56 86th

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