Sanborn County SD Information


Sanborn County Subdivisions

Sanborn County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,423
Population in Households 2,249
Population in Familes 1,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,687
Average Household Income $69,870
Per Capita Income $30,416


Total Housing Units 1,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 785 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $82,378
Average Home Value $136,401


Total Households 1,023
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 649
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 0.35% 0.43%
Households 0.58% 0.79%
Families 0.36% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.99%


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, 2018 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 # 38 45th
Diversity Index # 63 6th
Median Household Income # 29 58th
Per Capita Income # 17 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.