Tripp County SD Information


Tripp County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,474
Daytime Population: Workers 2,825
Daytime Population: Residents 2,557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 5,343
Population in Familes 4,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $48,401
Average Household Income $65,102
Per Capita Income $28,611


Total Housing Units 3,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,704 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 715 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $94,249
Average Home Value $124,560


Total Households 2,380
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,469
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 -0.42% -0.45%
Households -0.22% -0.33%
Families -0.37% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   3.38%


Tripp County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tripp 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 # 33 52nd
Population Density # 47 30th
Diversity Index # 16 77th
Median Household Income # 41 39th
Per Capita Income # 26 62nd

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