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Forestburg, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Forestburg Census Designated Place had a population of 74 as of July 1, 2019. Forestburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Forestburg is located at latitude 44.0222 and longitude -98.1081 in Sanborn County. The formal boundaries for the Forestburg Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sanborn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The Forestburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584553) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Forestburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Logan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sanborn County.


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Forestburg, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Forestburg, SD Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of South Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Forestburg, SD Wealth Index is 107
State of South Dakota Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 74
Population in Households 74
Population in Familes 59
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 140
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,636
Average Household Income $88,350
Per Capita Income $38,107
Wealth Index3 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.76% 0.27%
Households 1.0% 0.58%
Families 0.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Forestburg, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forestburg to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 309 22nd
Population Density # 305 23rd
Diversity Index # 353 11th
Median Household Income # 95 76th
Per Capita Income # 34 92nd

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