Mellette, SD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 100 housing units in Mellette. This represents a 14.9% growth from 87 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 100 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mellette is about 84%. Mellette's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6%. Average household size is 2.89 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mellette were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms17%
Three Bedrooms54%
Four Bedrooms17%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.01
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$34,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$42,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1943
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11.90%
Home Equity Loan6%
Simple Mortgage37.30%
Debt Free44.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19%