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Java, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Java had a population of 140 as of July 1, 2019. Java ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Java is located at latitude 45.5033 and longitude -99.8865 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Java encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,100 feet.

The Town of Java (GNIS ID: 1267440) 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 Java: Coffee Town.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Java, SD Housing Affordability Index is 264
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

Java, SD Wealth Index is 83
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 140 (100%)
Population in Households 140 (100.0%)
Population in Families 117 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 285
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,139
Average Household Income $68,225
Per Capita Income $31,458
Wealth Index4 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (41.1%)
Median Home Value $114,286
Housing Affordability Index3 264
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.89% 0.7%
Households 1.05% 0.52%
Families 3.45% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Java, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Java 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 # 255 35th
Population Density # 248 37th
Diversity Index # 310 21st
Median Household Income # 191 52nd
Per Capita Income # 149 62nd

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