Day County, South Dakota Population 2018

Day County, South Dakota's estimated population is 5,521 with a growth rate of -1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Day County, South Dakota is the 32nd largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,521-67-1.20%
20165,588741.34%
20165,514130.24%
20155,501-4-0.07%
20145,505-73-1.31%
20135,578-14-0.25%
20125,592-149-2.60%
20115,741320.56%
20105,709-1,269-18.19%
19906,978-1,155-14.20%
19808,133-580-6.66%
19708,713-1,803-17.15%
196010,516-1,778-14.46%
195012,294-1,271-9.37%
194013,565-1,041-7.13%
193014,606-588-3.87%
192015,1948225.72%
191014,3722,11817.28%
190012,2543,08633.66%
18909,1688,9373868.83%
18802310.00%

Day County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,921
American Indian and Alaska Native558
Two or More Races77
Asian26
Some Other Race6

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

Day 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

Day County, South Dakota Median Age

48.5


Total

46.4


Male

50.5


Female

Day County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,392 adults, (1,391 of which are seniors) in Day County, South Dakota.

Day County, South Dakota Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Day County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

2,705

48.41%

Male

2,883

51.59%

Day County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Day County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All72.7%27.3%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male40.9%59.1%
Female39.7%60.3%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Day County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5622.1272.7
Married1,2762.6689.7
Non Family9201.0662.1
Female2392.8439.7
Male1272.9640.9

2.64

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Day County, South Dakota Households

Day County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2245.54%
9th to 12th Grade2265.59%
High School Graduate1,58439.16%
Some College89022.00%
Associates Degree42810.58%
Bachelors Degree54313.42%
Graduate Degree1503.71%

Day County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6373,253650
Native American29425431
Hispanic977819
Multiple Races1818
Asian136
Other Race6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.59%.

Day County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,302$36,061$22,603
Less Than High School$14,327$17,500$11,477
High School Grad$24,917$32,230$16,786
Some College$28,032$37,955$22,406
Bachelors Degree$44,441$47,454$36,667
Graduate Degree$36,012$35,417$36,250

$28,302

Average Earnings

$36,061

Average Male

$22,603

Average Female

Day County, South Dakota Language

Day County, South Dakota Language by Age

Day County, South Dakota Language

97.76% of Day County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Day County, South Dakota Poverty

Day County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,69961813.15%
Native52629956.84%
Hispanic1194235.29%
Multiple522548.08%
Asian262076.92%
Other66100.00%

18.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.16%

Male Poverty Rate

19.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Day County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Day County, South Dakota is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Day County, South Dakota is White, with 13.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.11%.

Day County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.21%
High School14.20%
Some College13.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.57%
Male Unemployed24.00%
Female Employed9.95%
Male Employed8.89%

Day County, South Dakota Income

Day County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,647$63,356
Families$54,214$83,687
Married Families$65,641$
Non Families$21,408$25,485

Day County, South Dakota Marital Status

Day County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Day County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Day 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 45To54.

Day County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Day County, South Dakota Veterans

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by War

504

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam187
Korea117
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War46
World War II35

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+180
65 to 74151
55 to 6483
35 to 5459
18 to 3431

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White45911.50%
Indian4211.70%
Hispanic1010.31%
2 or More312.50%

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Day County, South Dakota Employment Status

Day County, South Dakota Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Day County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Day County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Day County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Webster18861808-78-4.14%
Waubay576575-1-0.17%
Bristol341328-13-3.81%
Roslyn183178-5-2.73%
Pierpont135129-6-4.44%
Andover9187-4-4.40%
Grenville5453-1-1.85%
Butler1716-1-5.88%
Lily4400.00%
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