Turner County SD Information


Turner County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,559
Population in Households 8,406
Population in Familes 6,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,129
Average Household Income $66,366
Per Capita Income $27,991


Total Housing Units 4,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,680 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 872 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $103,819
Average Home Value $152,248


Total Households 3,552
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,396
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 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.38%
Families 0.17% 0.27%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   3.84%


Turner County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turner County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents 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 # 22 68th
Population Density # 15 79th
Diversity Index # 54 20th
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 39 42nd

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