Irene, SD Profile: Facts & Data


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Irene, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Irene had a population of 436 as of July 1, 2018. Irene ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Irene is located at latitude 43.083 and longitude -97.1606 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Irene (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,371 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Irene are located in Clay County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Turner County, and Yankton County.

The City of Irene (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Irene: Adelia.

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


Total Population 436
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 321
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 1,708
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $43,258
Average Household Income $58,090
Per Capita Income $24,850


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $82,778
Average Home Value $119,094


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 109
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 0.45% 0.54%
Households 0.48% 0.55%
Families 0.81% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Irene, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irene 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 # 160 59th
Population Density # 27 93rd
Diversity Index # 325 18th
Median Household Income # 298 24th
Per Capita Income # 289 26th

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