Pierre, South Dakota Population 2019

Pierre, South Dakota's estimated population is 13,980 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Pierre, South Dakota is the 8th largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1070.55 people/mi² (413.34 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.6 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.11 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Pierre, South Dakota is $56,110, while the mean household income is $70,645.

Pierre Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pierre Sd was:

  • White: 83.41%
  • Native American: 11.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Pierre, South Dakota?

13,980
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201813,980-27-0.19%
201714,007270.19%
201613,980-2-0.01%
201513,982-44-0.31%
201414,0261280.92%
201313,89850.04%
201213,893380.27%
201113,8551721.26%
201013,683-193-0.14%
200013,8769700.73%
199012,9069330.75%
198011,9732,2742.13%
19709,699-389-0.39%
196010,0884,3735.85%
19505,7151,3932.83%
19404,3226631.68%
19303,6594501.32%
19203,209-447-1.30%
19103,6564561.34%
19003,200-35-0.11%
18903,2350.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,656
American Indian and Alaska Native1,604
Two or More Races492
Some Other Race85
Black or African American72
Asian65

Pierre Sd Population Pyramid 2019

Pierre Sd Median Age

37.6


Total

36.7


Male

38.6


Female

Pierre Sd Adults

There are 10,878 adults, (2,329 of whom are seniors) in Pierre Sd.

Pierre Sd Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierre Sd Sex Ratio

Female

7,289

52.16%

Male

6,685

47.84%

Pierre Sd Households and Families

Pierre Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pierre Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All60.9%39.1%
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Male28.5%71.5%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0492.1160.9
Non Family2,9101.142.2
Married2,5523.1187.1
Female3593.0346.2
Male2282.3328.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierre Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3693.76%
9th to 12th Grade6096.20%
High School Graduate2,63626.85%
Some College1,92319.59%
Associates Degree7998.14%
Bachelors Degree2,46525.11%
Graduate Degree1,01610.35%

Pierre Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4227,8373,281
Native American93967673
Multiple Races22519696
Hispanic19715251
Black7270
Asian61
Other Race3495

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 42.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,149$44,300$34,417
Less Than High School$6,274$$
High School Grad$25,851$28,910$22,883
Some College$36,281$39,267$34,409
Bachelors Degree$49,032$51,477$44,186
Graduate Degree$53,106$68,250$47,894

$39,149

Average Earnings

$44,300

Average Male

$34,417

Average Female

Pierre Sd Language

Pierre Sd Language by Age

Pierre Sd Language

94.90% of Pierre Sd residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Pierre Sd Poverty

Pierre Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0727977.20%
Native1,12356450.22%
Hispanic37423663.10%
Multiple41315036.32%
Asian6565100.00%
Black654873.85%

12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

13.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierre Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierre Sd is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierre Sd is White, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.50%
High School11.07%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.77%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed8.03%
Male Employed7.94%

Pierre Sd Income

Pierre Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,110$70,645
Families$89,036$96,194
Married Families$96,845-
Non Families$36,792$41,802

Pierre Sd Marital Status

Pierre Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierre Sd Married by Age and Sex

Pierre Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pierre Sd Marital Status by Race

Pierre Sd Veterans

981

Number of Veterans

879

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam419
Second Gulf War141
Korea110
First Gulf War105
World War II35

Pierre Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8869.49%
Indian918.31%
Hispanic41.65%
Other47.55%

Pierre Sd Veterans by Education

8.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierre Sd Employment Status

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pierre Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.14%

Born in South Dakota

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.60% of Pierre Sd residents were born in the United States, with 70.14% having been born in South Dakota. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.