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Eagle Butte, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Butte had a population of 1,327 as of July 1, 2019. Eagle Butte ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Eagle Butte is located at latitude 45.0025 and longitude -101.2335 in Dewey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagle Butte encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dewey County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,418 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Eagle Butte are located in Dewey County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ziebach County.

The City of Eagle Butte (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.

The City of Eagle Butte is located within Unorganized Territory of North Dewey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dewey County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eagle Butte, SD Housing Affordability Index is 313
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

Eagle Butte, SD Wealth Index is 36
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 1,327 (100%)
Population in Households 1,321 (99.5%)
Population in Families 1,120 (84.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 1,132
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,213
Average Household Income $48,207
Per Capita Income $13,701
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (51.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $60,119
Housing Affordability Index3 313
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 388
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 284
Average Family Size 4
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 0.07% -0.05%
Households 0.11% 0.1%
Families 0.19% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Eagle Butte, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle Butte 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 # 58 85th
Population Density # 76 81st
Diversity Index # 51 87th
Median Household Income # 357 9th
Per Capita Income # 370 6th

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