Stanley County SD Information


Stanley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,996
Daytime Population: Workers 1,337
Daytime Population: Residents 1,094
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,431
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,996
Population in Familes 2,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $58,980
Average Household Income $84,342
Per Capita Income $34,992


Total Housing Units 1,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $147,205
Average Home Value $198,152


Total Households 1,243
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 860
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% -0.28%
Households 0.17% -0.26%
Families 0.05% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.55%


Stanley County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanley 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 # 50 26th
Population Density # 54 18th
Diversity Index # 29 56th
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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