Walworth County SD Information


Walworth County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,398
Daytime Population: Workers 2,353
Daytime Population: Residents 2,882
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 5,246
Population in Familes 4,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $43,184
Average Household Income $64,553
Per Capita Income $29,012


Total Housing Units 3,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,685 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 711 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $79,414
Average Home Value $111,543


Total Households 2,396
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,477
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 -0.1% -0.28%
Households 0.02% -0.2%
Families -0.12% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.23%


Walworth County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walworth 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 # 34 50th
Population Density # 26 62nd
Diversity Index # 18 74th
Median Household Income # 51 24th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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