SD

National Population : 333,590,059
South Dakota State Population : 787,431

About Box Elder, SD

Box Elder, SD is located in Pennington County in the state of South Dakota.

The total City Population for Box Elder is about 10,228 with about 265 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,609.

The Average Home Value is $175,100.00, which is roughly 41% higher than the Average Home Value of $102,658.00 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $54,543.00, which is roughly 0% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,396.00 for the state of South Dakota, and roughly 5% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Box Elder is about 3.5%.

South Dakota is ranked #28 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 43.27 out of 100.

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Voting

Pennington County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 41.22% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 60.96%
Democratic: 35.83%
Libertarian: 3.21%


Nearby Locations

Rapid City, SD (5.28 mi.)
Silver City, SD (10.69 mi.)
Rockerville, SD (10.69 mi.)
Caputa, SD (11.45 mi.)
New Underwood, SD (12.27 mi.)
Summerset, SD (12.55 mi.)
Black Hawk, SD (12.55 mi.)
Piedmont, SD (17.29 mi.)
Bethlehem, SD (17.29 mi.)
Keystone, SD (18.50 mi.)
Hermosa, SD (19.98 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 57719
Latitude : 44.140058
Longitude : -102.990222
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 3109 ft.
Area Code(s) : 605

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.84
Male Population Estimate : 26.54%
Female Population Estimate : 27.01%
Median Age : 30.1
Male Median Age : 29.7
Female Median Age : 30.6

White Population Estimate : 46.99%
Black Population Estimate : 2.37%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.71%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.37%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 5.03%
Other Population Estimate : 0.80%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Box Elder specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Pennington County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Pennington County: About 562 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Pennington County is about 8% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.