South Dakota
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South Dakota POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

South Dakota Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
882,235

Age

PEOPLE OF South Dakota DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.99
5 To 17 17.66
18 To 24 9.74
25 To 34 13.22
35 To 54 23.29
55 To 64 13.27
65 Years And Over 15.83

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 91.7
College Graduated 28.5
Attending College 5.0

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
South Dakota 29801 25489.09343426244 #CADB2B
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
South Dakota 56499 26132.698501352945 #C3D82E
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.6%

Employment Industries in SD

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 15.8
Retail 11.4
Manufacturing 10.3
Education 8.5
Construction 7.3
Accommodation 6.9
Agriculture 6.1
Finance 6.0
Public Service 4.6
Other 4.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.6
Transportation 3.3
Wholesale 2.9
Administration 2.6
Arts 2.1
Information Technology 1.5
Real Estate 1.2
Utilities 1.0
Mining 0.5
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 82.2
Black Or African American 1.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 8.4
Asian 1.5
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.4
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 37.3
Unclassified 16.1
Norwegian 13.6
Irish 10.2
English 5.7
Dutch 4.4
Swedish 3.3
French 2.4
Czech 2.0
Danish 1.8
Polish 1.6
Italian 1.3
Russian 1.2
Scottish 1.2
European 1.0
Scandinavian 1.0
Scots-Irish 0.5
Welsh 0.5
Finnish 0.5
French Canadian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 93.5
Spanish 2.0
Native American languages 1.7
German 0.7
Other Asian languages 0.3
Slavic languages 0.2
African languages 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Tagalog 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
French 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Korean 0.1
Other languages 0.0
Russian 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0
Thai 0.0
West Germanic languages 0.0

Foreign Born SD Residents
3.5%