The population of Mellette County,
South Dakota increased by 33 in 2013 bringing the total to
2081 people living in 837 homes and apartments spread across
1307 square miles. The new estimate moves Mellette County to
number 99 in our list of least populated counties in the US.
People who live in Mellette
County have an annual income of $14614 which is $10956 less
than the statewide average for South Dakota. The average per
capita income nationwide is $28051. Mellette County ranks
number 133 for highest income in sparsely populated
REAL ESTATE VALUES
Homes are cheap here with the
median value of a home being $50900 compared to $181400
nationwide. 61.5% of housing units in Mellette County are
occupied by their owners.
The US Census Bureau reports
0.1% of the county's residents are foreign immigrants who have settled in one of the most remote places in America.