Aurora County, South Dakota Population 2018

Aurora County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,738 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aurora County, South Dakota is the 52nd largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,73860.22%
20162,732-18-0.65%
20162,75080.29%
20152,742-5-0.18%
20142,747301.10%
20132,717-43-1.56%
20122,760441.62%
20112,716150.56%
20102,701-434-13.84%
19903,135-493-13.59%
19803,628-555-13.27%
19704,183-566-11.92%
19604,749-271-5.40%
19505,020-367-6.81%
19405,387-1,752-24.54%
19307,139-107-1.48%
19207,2461,10317.96%
19106,1432,13253.15%
19004,011-1,034-20.50%
18905,0454,9767211.59%
1880690.00%

Aurora County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,512
American Indian and Alaska Native91
Some Other Race60
Black or African American41
Two or More Races22
Asian6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Aurora County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Aurora County, South Dakota Median Age

41.4


Total

38.4


Male

44.6


Female

Aurora County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,022 adults, (535 of which are seniors) in Aurora County, South Dakota.

Aurora County, South Dakota Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,295

47.40%

Male

1,437

52.60%

Aurora County, South Dakota Households and Families

Aurora County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aurora County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family73.7%26.3%
Male58.5%41.5%
Female34.4%65.6%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aurora County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1432.2678.9
Married6082.9589
Non Family4181.1373.7
Female642.7534.4
Male532.6258.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aurora County, South Dakota Households

Aurora County, South Dakota Education

Aurora County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1769.65%
9th to 12th Grade321.76%
High School Graduate65736.04%
Some College34618.98%
Associates Degree23612.95%
Bachelors Degree29216.02%
Graduate Degree844.61%

Aurora County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6961,553344
Hispanic8621
Other Race398
Black323232
Native American116
Multiple Races33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Aurora County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,652$40,081$24,831
Less Than High School$25,509$25,469$25,526
High School Grad$29,286$33,182$23,068
Some College$31,683$45,078$21,364
Bachelors Degree$46,750$56,298$35,250
Graduate Degree$45,096$46,250$40,625

$31,652

Average Earnings

$40,081

Average Male

$24,831

Average Female

Aurora County, South Dakota Language

Aurora County, South Dakota Language by Age

Aurora County, South Dakota Language

93.47% of Aurora County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Aurora County, South Dakota Poverty

Aurora County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,3541335.65%
Hispanic161169.94%
Native421535.71%

6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

7.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora County, South Dakota is Native, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora County, South Dakota is White, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.44%.

Aurora County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School9.91%
Less Than High School7.61%
Some College2.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%

Aurora County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Employed3.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Aurora County, South Dakota Income

Aurora County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,620$66,967
Families$59,531$77,727
Married Families$65,769$
Non Families$39,545$46,152

Aurora County, South Dakota Marital Status

Aurora County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Aurora County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Aurora County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Aurora County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Aurora County, South Dakota Veterans

Aurora County, South Dakota Veterans by War

202

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam80
Korea45
First Gulf War18
World War II9
Second Gulf War3

Aurora County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+73
65 to 7461
55 to 6437
35 to 5428
18 to 343

Aurora County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Aurora County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora County, South Dakota Employment Status

Aurora County, South Dakota Employment by Age

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Aurora County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Aurora County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Aurora County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Plankinton707718111.56%
White Lake37237200.00%
Stickney28428620.70%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990