Sanborn County SD Information


Sanborn County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,379
Daytime Population: Workers 895
Daytime Population: Residents 1,146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 2,205
Population in Familes 1,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $50,247
Average Household Income $65,274
Per Capita Income $28,563


Total Housing Units 1,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 796 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $77,885
Average Home Value $131,156


Total Households 1,007
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 644
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 0.14% 0.2%
Households 0.45% 0.39%
Families 0.3% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   3.41%


Sanborn County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanborn 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 # 54 20th
Population Density # 39 39th
Diversity Index # 60 12th
Median Household Income # 32 53rd
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

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