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South Dakota

2022 population: 909,824   ( 95,644 from 2010)
Land area: 75809.3 square miles
Population density: 12.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:734,240 80.70% 6.5%
Black:22,2062.44% 123.0%
Indian:70,1197.71% 0.9%
Asian:16,6611.83% 111.8%
2+ races:22,0902.43% 49.3%
Hispanic:44,5084.89% 101.2%
Total non-White:175,58419.30% 40.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:25,291 14.3
Deaths:21,12111.9
Net Migration: 14,7118.3
Net Immigration: 3,9442.2
Change in White population:44,738 5.5
Change in Non-White pop.:50,906 6.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
814,180
689,50284.69%
9,9591.22%
69,4768.53%
7,8660.97%
14,8001.82%
22,1192.72%
124,67815.31%

2000
754,844
664,58588.04%
4,5630.60%
60,9888.08%
4,5350.60%
8,9601.19%
10,9031.44%
90,25911.96%

1990
696,004
634,65391.19%
3,0940.44%
49,3527.09%
3,4770.50%
n/a
5,4280.78%
61,3518.81%

1980
690,768
637,76192.33%
2,1060.30%
44,9316.50%
1,9170.28%
n/a
3,8150.55%
53,0077.67%

1970
665,507
627,53394.29%
1,6200.24%
32,2224.84%
5960.09%
n/a
2,9540.44%
37,974 5.71%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
105,163 13.9
64,2708.5
6,8220.9
6,5450.9
24,917 3.3
34,419 4.6
1990's
NumberRate
105,854 15.2
68,2199.8
-2,701-0.4
6,0640.9
29,932 4.3
28,908 4.2
1980's
NumberRate
120,868 17.5
65,811 9.5
-53,128 -7.7
n/a
-3,108 -0.4
8,344 1.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-36,260 -5.4
n/a
10,228 1.5
15,033 2.3

Age, Family & Household Data for South Dakota

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.5
216,612 23.8%
693,212 76.2%
153,979 16.9%
351,182
2.44
218,521 62.2%
172,549 79.0%
18,186 8.3%
132,661 37.8%

2010
NumberPercent
37.0
202,797 24.9%
611,383 75.1%
116,581 14.3%
322,282
2.42
206,964 64.2%
161,617 78.1%
20,054 9.7%
115,318 35.8%

2000
NumberPercent
35.6
202,726 26.9%
552,118 73.1%
108,116 14.3%
290,336
2.50
195,455 67.3%
159,559 81.6%
17,094 8.7%
94,881 32.7%

1990
NumberPercent
32.5
198,945 28.6%
497,059 71.4%
102,530 14.7%
260,059
2.58
182,205 70.1%
155,482 85.3%
13,342 7.3%
77,854 29.9%

1980
NumberPercent
29.3
206,534 29.9%
484,234 70.1%
91,017 13.2%
243,448
2.73
178,756 73.4%
156,747 87.7%
10,644 6.0%
64,692 26.6%

2022 Housing Data for South Dakota

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units396,623 
Median Value$219,500 
Occupied351,18288.5%
Vacant45,44111.5%
Owned240,32868.4%
Rented110,85431.6%
Median Rent$878 
Single-Family Units282,89171.3%
    Detached266,30867.1%
    Attached16,5834.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units61,11015.4%
Mobile Homes31,0917.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for South Dakota

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00014,6904.2%
$10,000 to $14,99912,8553.7%
$15,000 to $19,99912,4523.5%
$20,000 to $24,99913,2653.8%
$25,000 to $29,99914,2514.1%
$30,000 to $34,99914,5084.1%
$35,000 to $39,99914,0894.0%
$40,000 to $44,99913,5293.9%
$45,000 to $49,99915,4334.4%
$50,000 to $59,99928,4688.1%
$60,000 to $74,99934,1969.7%
$75,000 to $99,99952,84115.0%
$100,000 to $124,99937,59110.7%
$125,000 to $149,99924,2536.9%
$150,000 to $199,99926,0487.4%
$200,000 or more22,7136.5%
Median Household Income69,457 
Per Capita Income36,850 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.80 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI12,7773.6%
Public Assistance7,3672.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps31,5209.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed402,05177.2%
Unemployed13,1372.5%
In Armed Forces3,2670.6%
Total Labor Force418,45580.4%
Not in Labor Force102,16319.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 22.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector154,611121,12756.1%
Non-Profit15,51136,16630.0%
Self-Employed37,99117,31368.7%
Local Government14,32820,87240.7%
State Government9,67410,58547.8%
Federal Government7,1796,98550.7%
Total Private + Self192,602138,44058.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.46,69274,60838.5%
Total239,294213,04852.9%
Pct. Govt.15.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts75,66616.7%
Sales and Office Occupations91,54920.2%
Professional, Technical100,14022.1%
Service Occupations74,93916.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7,9071.7%
All others111,21024.5%
White Collar 59.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance71,37315.7%
Retail trade51,59811.4%
Manufacturing45,67910.1%
Educational services40,2298.9%
Construction32,3207.1%
Accommodation and food services30,9836.8%
Finance and insurance26,9275.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting26,7255.9%
Public administration21,8064.8%
Other services20,2144.5%
Professional, scientific, technical18,3444.0%
Transportation and warehousing15,7953.5%
Wholesale trade11,7882.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.11,7582.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation8,5641.9%
Information6,7591.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing5,6371.2%
Utilities4,4091.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,9650.4%
Management6310.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for South Dakota

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican22,1282.49%
Puerto Rican3,7910.43%
Cuban8710.10%
Dominican4660.05%
Total Central American6,9380.78%
Costa Rican380.00%
Guatemalan3,8730.44%
Honduran3990.04%
Nicaraguan5030.06%
Panamanian190.00%
Salvadoran2,1050.24%
Other Central American10.00%
Total South American1,0250.12%
Argentinean630.01%
Bolivian530.01%
Chilean3290.04%
Colombian2270.03%
Ecuadorian270.00%
Paraguayan10.00%
Peruvian2720.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan530.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3,9780.45%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,3590.26%
Filipino1,9420.22%
Burmese1,4710.17%
Chinese1,1660.13%
Korean9780.11%
Vietnamese7980.09%
Japanese5410.06%
Thai3970.04%
Hmong3930.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English777,99593.5%
Spanish17,9942.2%
Other15,2091.8%
German, other Germanic6,4450.8%
Other Indo-European3,9880.5%
Other Asian3,1480.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2,4660.3%
Tagalog1,2500.2%
Arabic9940.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German303,47834.1%
Norwegian101,98711.5%
Irish87,5549.8%
English62,1507.0%
American40,3614.5%
Dutch35,8934.0%
Swedish24,6692.8%
French17,4542.0%
Czech16,4051.8%
Danish15,6001.8%
Polish13,1411.5%
Italian11,3121.3%
European11,0571.2%
Scottish9,6201.1%
Scandinavian9,1951.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen870,97597.8%
Not a citizen19,3672.2%
Native856,24996.2%
Foreign-born34,0933.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for South Dakota

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
16,514 2.8%26,548 4.5%176,062 29.9%191,002 32.4%123,313 20.9%55,548 9.4%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 16,514 2.8%
9-12 Years 26,548 4.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 176,062 29.9%
Some College 191,002 32.4%
Bach. Degree 123,313 20.9%
Grad Degree 55,548 9.4%
Average years of education: 13.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for South Dakota

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 349,299 336,622 12,677 3.6%
1991 354,184 341,728 12,456 3.5%
1992 360,934 348,484 12,450 3.4%
1993 367,170 354,409 12,761 3.5%
1994 376,619 364,256 12,363 3.3%
1995 384,629 372,398 12,231 3.2%
1996 390,448 377,612 12,836 3.3%
1997 393,853 382,291 11,562 2.9%
1998 398,014 386,622 11,392 2.9%
1999 403,388 392,455 10,933 2.7%
2000 408,499 398,127 10,372 2.5%
2001 413,499 401,073 12,426 3.0%
2002 416,806 403,350 13,456 3.2%
2003 421,530 406,903 14,627 3.5%
2004 425,956 410,620 15,336 3.6%
2005 429,369 414,095 15,274 3.6%
2006 432,758 419,815 12,943 3.0%
2007 436,304 423,915 12,389 2.8%
2008 439,215 425,672 13,543 3.1%
2009 441,302 421,122 20,180 4.6%
2010 443,622 421,817 21,805 4.9%
2011 445,868 425,370 20,498 4.6%
2012 447,072 428,952 18,120 4.1%
2013 447,478 430,835 16,643 3.7%
2014 450,773 435,736 15,037 3.3%
2015 453,095 439,295 13,800 3.0%
2016 455,136 441,422 13,714 3.0%
2017 456,803 442,629 14,174 3.1%
2018 458,899 445,666 13,233 2.9%
2019 463,289 449,425 13,864 3.0%
2020 463,257 441,745 21,512 4.6%
2021 469,588 457,176 12,412 2.6%
2022 475,074 465,255 9,819 2.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com


Migration Data for South Dakota

Inflows From (2011-2021)
From StateNumber of People
Minnesota 30,357
Iowa 20,488
Nebraska 17,493
California 14,654
Colorado 13,573
North Dakota 13,255
Texas 13,016
Florida 10,942
Arizona 9,506
Wyoming 8,668
Washington 5,906
Missouri 5,333
Wisconsin 5,267
Illinois 5,261
Montana 4,462
Outflows To (2011-2021)
To StateNumber of People
Minnesota 30,284
Iowa 17,366
Nebraska 15,470
Texas 14,996
North Dakota 13,601
Colorado 13,203
Florida 13,197
Arizona 13,146
California 11,336
Wyoming 7,855
Washington 6,729
Wisconsin 5,338
Missouri 5,017
Montana 4,998
Illinois 4,075
Source for migration data: Internal Revenue Service -- https://www.irs.gov/statistics/soi-tax-stats-migration-data
This data only includes persons who filed or are included as dependents on IRS tax returns.