Brown County, South Dakota Population 2018

Brown County, South Dakota's estimated population is 39,178 with a growth rate of 1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, South Dakota is the 4th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,1787481.95%
201638,430-488-1.25%
201638,9184131.07%
201538,5051520.40%
201438,3531240.32%
201338,2296641.77%
201237,5655991.62%
201136,9663120.85%
201036,6541,0743.02%
199035,580-1,382-3.74%
198036,962420.11%
197036,9202,8148.25%
196034,1061,4894.57%
195032,6172,9419.91%
194029,676-1,782-5.66%
193031,4581,9496.60%
192029,5093,64214.08%
191025,86710,58169.22%
190015,286-1,569-9.31%
189016,85516,5024674.79%
18803530.00%

Brown County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White35,148
American Indian and Alaska Native1,221
Asian875
Black or African American598
Two or More Races541
Some Other Race37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Brown County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Brown County, South Dakota Median Age

37.7


Total

37


Male

38.4


Female

Brown County, South Dakota Adults

There are 29,399 adults, (6,110 of which are seniors) in Brown County, South Dakota.

Brown County, South Dakota Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

19,714

51.30%

Male

18,716

48.70%

Brown County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Brown County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All67.2%32.8%
Male64.6%35.4%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female44.2%55.8%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1282.367.2
Married7,9792.9487.7
Non Family6,0171.2146.3
Female1,5312.7944.2
Male6013.3764.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brown County, South Dakota Households

Brown County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0304.04%
9th to 12th Grade9493.72%
High School Graduate8,35332.75%
Some College5,38621.12%
Associates Degree2,66410.45%
Bachelors Degree5,14220.16%
Graduate Degree1,9807.76%

Brown County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,58721,9606,656
Native American56152764
Asian435272147
Hispanic41531098
Black297247109
Multiple Races22922948
Other Race2510
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.70%.

Brown County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,883$41,902$29,307
Less Than High School$20,833$30,053$10,789
High School Grad$29,313$37,692$23,333
Some College$36,121$41,685$28,598
Bachelors Degree$41,919$54,766$35,939
Graduate Degree$46,838$53,889$39,279

$35,883

Average Earnings

$41,902

Average Male

$29,307

Average Female

Brown County, South Dakota Language

Brown County, South Dakota Language by Age

Brown County, South Dakota Language

93.57% of Brown County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,2482,9648.91%
Native1,14730726.77%
Asian81027533.95%
Hispanic90425127.77%
Multiple52819136.17%
Black5568415.11%
Other36616.67%

10.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 36.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, South Dakota is White, with 8.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.96%.

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.20%
High School10.43%
Some College5.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed26.23%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Employed7.81%

Brown County, South Dakota Income

Brown County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,073$69,370
Families$69,646$83,443
Married Families$80,199$
Non Families$30,885$40,509

Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status

Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Brown County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by War

2,386

Number of Veterans

2,260

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam769
First Gulf War420
Second Gulf War390
Korea321
World War II144

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+678
35 to 54637
65 to 74586
55 to 64318
18 to 34167

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2418.22%
Indian587.68%
Black5616.62%
2 or More318.86%
Hispanic50.80%

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Employment Status

Brown County, South Dakota Employment by Age

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Brown County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brown County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Aberdeen260962841523198.89%
Groton14581509513.50%
Warner457488316.78%
Hecla22722920.88%
Frederick19920452.51%
Columbia13613710.74%
Westport13313410.75%
Claremont12712810.79%
Stratford727311.39%
Verdon5500.00%
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