Lead is located in west South Dakota. Lead is part of Lawrence County. Lead has 2.06 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lead population is 3,097, which has grown 2.31% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.58% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lead median household income is $41,087 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.35% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 42.67% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lead median house value is $108,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 137.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 70.48% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lead is much better than the state average in quality. The Lead area code is 605.