Hand County, South Dakota Population 2018

Hand County, South Dakota's estimated population is 3,277 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hand County, South Dakota is the 47th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20173,277-34-1.03%
20163,311290.88%
20163,282-17-0.52%
20153,299-34-1.02%
20143,333-36-1.07%
20133,369-1-0.03%
20123,370-59-1.72%
20113,429-5-0.15%
20103,434-838-19.62%
19904,272-676-13.66%
19804,948-935-15.89%
19705,883-829-12.35%
19606,712-437-6.11%
19507,149-17-0.24%
19407,166-2,319-24.45%
19309,4857078.05%
19208,77890811.54%
19107,8703,34573.92%
19004,525-2,021-30.87%
18906,5466,3934178.43%
18801530.00%

Hand County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,275
Two or More Races25
Asian10
Black or African American1

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

Hand 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

Hand County, South Dakota Median Age

48.2


Total

47


Male

49.8


Female

Hand County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,626 adults, (854 of which are seniors) in Hand County, South Dakota.

Hand County, South Dakota Age Dependency

87

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hand County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,631

49.26%

Male

1,680

50.74%

Hand County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Hand County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
Female72.3%27.7%
All70.8%29.2%
Male55.2%44.8%
Non Family53.6%46.4%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hand County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4682.2170.8
Married7982.8783.1
Non Family5471.1253.6
Female942.6872.3
Male293.1755.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hand County, South Dakota Households

Hand County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade923.87%
9th to 12th Grade1044.38%
High School Graduate79333.36%
Some College58224.48%
Associates Degree25610.77%
Bachelors Degree42717.96%
Graduate Degree1235.17%

Hand County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3382,153534
Multiple Races202016
Asian108
Hispanic9

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 80.00%.

Hand County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$39,706$29,000
Less Than High School$25,417$$25,833
High School Grad$32,000$37,361$24,063
Some College$35,000$40,240$29,688
Bachelors Degree$35,125$41,023$30,208
Graduate Degree$39,688$47,292$38,828

$35,000

Average Earnings

$39,706

Average Male

$29,000

Average Female

Hand County, South Dakota Language

Hand County, South Dakota Language by Age

Hand County, South Dakota Language

98.98% of Hand County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Hand County, South Dakota Poverty

Hand County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,1961936.04%
Hispanic13430.77%

6.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.00%

Male Poverty Rate

6.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hand County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hand County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 30.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hand County, South Dakota is White, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.30%.

Hand County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.60%
High School7.72%
Some College5.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed4.35%
Male Employed2.35%

Hand County, South Dakota Income

Hand County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,266$73,094
Families$73,155$91,455
Married Families$75,972$
Non Families$26,571$41,692

Hand County, South Dakota Marital Status

Hand County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hand County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Hand 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.

Hand County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Hand County, South Dakota Veterans

Hand County, South Dakota Veterans by War

201

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Korea53
Vietnam47
World War II43
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War

Hand County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+118
65 to 7432
35 to 5420
18 to 3416
55 to 6415

Hand County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1937.44%
2 or More840.00%

Hand County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

11.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hand County, South Dakota Employment Status

Hand County, South Dakota Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hand County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Hand County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hand County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Miller14901420-70-4.70%
St. Lawrence19819800.00%
Wessington 17017774.12%
Ree Heights6260-2-3.23%
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