Spink County SD Information


Spink County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,587
Daytime Population: Workers 3,179
Daytime Population: Residents 3,285
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,464
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 6,183
Population in Familes 4,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,140
Average Household Income $74,693
Per Capita Income $31,014


Total Housing Units 3,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,001 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 665 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $78,463
Average Home Value $130,810


Total Households 2,666
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,697
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 0.37% 0.22%
Households 0.3% 0.19%
Families 0.16% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.52%


Spink County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spink 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 # 27 61st
Population Density # 37 45th
Diversity Index # 53 21st
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 7 91st

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