The U.S. Census Bureau has just released data for Redfield City, Arkansas. The data comes from the 2019 American Community Survey, which is an important tool to gauge housing affordability in a city. In addition to housing costs, the rent burden is a useful indicator of the city's affordability. Rent burden in Redfield is higher than in nearby cities, such as Hazen and Donaldson, which have rent burdens of less than 30%. The population of renters is 33.5%, which is below the state average.
In 2018, the per capita income in Redfield, SD was $29,443, which was a middle-class rate relative to the rest of South Dakota. In terms of per capita income, this equated to about $117,772 per family. While poverty rates vary, it is important to note that the majority of residents in Redfield are middle-class, with just over a quarter of families living below the federal poverty line. Further, Redfield has a fairly diverse population. Among people age sixteen and over, 94.6% are White and Native American. Those identifying as Hispanic comprise about 5% of the population.
While the population of Redfield, SD is relatively small, it contains some noteworthy features. The median household income is $46,707, which is below the national average of $65,712. There are only two neighborhoods in Redfield, and both neighborhoods have a great stock of pre-World War II architecture. This makes Redfield City one of the oldest cities in the country. Aside from that, it is the 62nd largest city in South Dakota.