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Fort Pierre, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Pierre had a population of 2,134 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Pierre is located at latitude 44.3678 and longitude -100.3825 in Stanley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Pierre (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Stanley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The City of Fort Pierre (GNIS ID: 1267393) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Pierre population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fort Pierre, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,134
Daytime Population: Workers 1,179
Daytime Population: Residents 810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,989
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 2,134
Population in Familes 1,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 684
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $64,207
Average Household Income $89,408
Per Capita Income $37,974


Total Housing Units 1,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $153,465
Average Home Value $202,500


Total Households 916
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 611
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 0.16% -0.26%
Households 0.2% -0.24%
Families 0.34% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Fort Pierre, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Pierre to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 41 90th
Population Density # 154 61st
Diversity Index # 105 73rd
Median Household Income # 33 92nd
Per Capita Income # 12 97th

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