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Dolton, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Dolton had a population of 34 as of July 1, 2019. Dolton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dolton is located at latitude 43.4908 and longitude -97.3856 in Turner County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dolton encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Turner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,447 feet.

The Town of Dolton (GNIS ID: 1267356) 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.


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Dolton, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dolton, SD Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of South Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Dolton, SD Wealth Index is 74
State of South Dakota Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 34
Population in Households 34
Population in Familes 29
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 133
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,972
Average Household Income $75,819
Per Capita Income $28,911
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.91% -0.6%
Households -0.62% -1.21%
Families 4.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Dolton, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dolton to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 359 9th
Population Density # 307 22nd
Diversity Index # 257 35th
Median Household Income # 166 58th
Per Capita Income # 217 45th

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