Davison County, South Dakota Population 2018

Davison County, South Dakota's estimated population is 19,704 with a growth rate of -0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davison County, South Dakota is the 10th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,704-120-0.61%
201619,824-7-0.04%
201619,8311110.56%
201519,720-49-0.25%
201419,769280.14%
201319,741-1-0.01%
201219,7421680.86%
201119,574890.46%
201019,4851,98211.32%
199017,503-317-1.78%
198017,8205012.89%
197017,3196383.82%
196016,6811590.96%
195016,5221,1867.73%
194015,336-1,485-8.83%
193016,8212,68218.97%
192014,1392,51421.63%
191011,6254,14255.35%
19007,4832,03437.33%
18905,4494,193333.84%
18801,2560.00%

Davison County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,494
American Indian and Alaska Native684
Two or More Races287
Some Other Race233
Black or African American126

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

Davison 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

Davison County, South Dakota Median Age

38.1


Total

35.6


Male

41.7


Female

Davison County, South Dakota Adults

There are 15,284 adults, (3,410 of which are seniors) in Davison County, South Dakota.

Davison County, South Dakota Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Davison County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

9,850

49.69%

Male

9,974

50.31%

Davison County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Davison County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All59.9%40.1%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family40.3%59.7%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davison County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6252.1959.9
Married4,1202.8378.9
Non Family3,3561.240.3
Female7732.8645.4
Male3762.5955.9

2.76

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davison County, South Dakota Households

Davison County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6484.91%
9th to 12th Grade5964.51%
High School Graduate3,57827.10%
Some College2,82821.42%
Associates Degree2,03515.41%
Bachelors Degree2,64920.06%
Graduate Degree8696.58%

Davison County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,45411,4313,423
Hispanic28010521
Native American2522343
Other Race22661
Multiple Races1088044
Black575727

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 47.37%.

Davison County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,772$41,046$27,325
Less Than High School$29,239$31,832$
High School Grad$25,577$29,034$18,904
Some College$35,522$41,981$25,444
Bachelors Degree$41,312$55,153$36,008
Graduate Degree$41,729$39,015$42,390

$34,772

Average Earnings

$41,046

Average Male

$27,325

Average Female

Davison County, South Dakota Language

Davison County, South Dakota Language by Age

Davison County, South Dakota Language

96.68% of Davison County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Davison County, South Dakota Poverty

Davison County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5572,12512.10%
Multiple2798831.54%
Hispanic428419.58%
Native588294.93%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.66%

Male Poverty Rate

10.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davison County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davison County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 31.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davison County, South Dakota is Native, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Davison County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.49%
Some College11.27%
High School8.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.04%
Female Unemployed7.37%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed5.40%

Davison County, South Dakota Income

Davison County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,310$60,993
Families$59,816$72,733
Married Families$68,942$
Non Families$31,132$40,687

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Davison County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Davison 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 55To64.

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans by War

1,411

Number of Veterans

1,295

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War419
Vietnam347
Korea310
First Gulf War210
World War II88

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+412
35 to 54375
18 to 34260
55 to 64191
65 to 74173

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3809.56%
2 or More3121.38%
Hispanic195.22%

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

11.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davison County, South Dakota Employment Status

Davison County, South Dakota Employment by Age

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Davison County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Davison County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Davison County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mitchell15278157294512.95%
Mount Vernon462441-21-4.55%
Ethan331329-2-0.60%
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