Quality of Life Statistics

Quality of Life Index


Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place, and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

About the Index Score


Scores for an area are compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.


Quality of Life Indexes
Aberdeen, South Dakota
South Dakota
United States
Quality of Life Index (total)
87
75
100
Amusement Index
185
108
100
Culture Index
135
108
100
Earthquake index
17
32
100
Education index
158
108
100
Medical Index
163
119
100
Mortality Index (all causes)
151
169
100
Religion Index
161
131
100
Restaurant Index
162
104
100
Weather Index
34
49
100

Travel Times to Work


Travel Time Category
Aberdeen, South Dakota
South Dakota
United States
Less then 15 Minutes
76.79%
48.71%
25.26%
15 - 29 Minutes
18.70%
35.02%
36.15%
30 - 59 Minutes
3.30%
12.15%
29.43%
Over 60 Minutes
1.21%
4.12%
9.16%