Colome, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Colome, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Colome had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2018. Colome ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colome is located at latitude 43.2597 and longitude -99.7169 in Tripp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colome (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tripp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,283 feet.

The City of Colome (GNIS ID: 1267333) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colome: Colon.

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


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,136
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $51,448
Average Household Income $67,759
Per Capita Income $28,249


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $88,889
Average Home Value $133,565


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.39%
Households 0.34% 0.68%
Families 2.77% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Colome, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colome to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 188 52nd
Population Density # 77 81st
Diversity Index # 78 80th
Median Household Income # 191 51st
Per Capita Income # 212 46th

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