Hughes County, South Dakota Population 2018

Hughes County, South Dakota's estimated population is 17,666 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hughes County, South Dakota is the 12th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,572-94-0.53%
201717,666890.51%
201617,577230.13%
201517,554-76-0.43%
201417,6301991.14%
201317,431-5-0.03%
201217,4361260.73%
201117,3102361.38%
201017,0742,25715.23%
199014,8175974.20%
198014,2202,58822.25%
197011,632-1,093-8.59%
196012,7254,61456.89%
19508,1111,48722.45%
19406,624-385-5.49%
19307,0091,29822.73%
19205,711-560-8.93%
19106,2712,58770.22%
19003,684-1,360-26.96%
18905,0444,7761782.09%
18802680.00%

Hughes County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,739
American Indian and Alaska Native1,965
Two or More Races629
Some Other Race88
Black or African American86
Asian65

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hughes County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hughes County, South Dakota Median Age

38.3


Total

37.8


Male

38.7


Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Adults

There are 13,380 adults, (2,735 of whom are seniors) in Hughes County, South Dakota.

Hughes County, South Dakota Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughes County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

8,973

51.06%

Male

8,599

48.94%

Hughes County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hughes County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All64.7%35.3%
Female48.8%51.2%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Male40.6%59.4%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hughes County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3912.2164.7
Married3,3733.1587.8
Non Family3,2911.1145.2
Female4023.0148.8
Male3252.6840.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hughes County, South Dakota Households

Hughes County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4233.48%
9th to 12th Grade6935.70%
High School Graduate3,33727.46%
Some College2,40419.78%
Associates Degree1,1149.17%
Bachelors Degree2,90923.94%
Graduate Degree1,27210.47%

Hughes County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5729,8873,954
Native American1,06278893
Multiple Races26522196
Hispanic22016358
Black7270
Asian61
Other Race37125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 37.40%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,167$45,904$34,952
Less Than High School$10,304$$
High School Grad$27,684$35,132$24,591
Some College$37,400$42,683$34,227
Bachelors Degree$49,329$53,410$44,500
Graduate Degree$51,737$65,139$47,292

$40,167

Average Earnings

$45,904

Average Male

$34,952

Average Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Language

Hughes County, South Dakota Language by Age

Hughes County, South Dakota Language

95.67% of Hughes County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1148886.29%
Native1,43065545.80%
Hispanic43324356.12%
Multiple55015027.27%
Asian6565100.00%
Black794860.76%
Other7933.80%

11.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.70%

Male Poverty Rate

11.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hughes County, South Dakota

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hughes County, South Dakota is Other, with 3.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.77%
High School9.25%
Some College6.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.96%
Female Unemployed54.69%
Male Employed6.75%
Female Employed6.68%

Hughes County, South Dakota Income

Hughes County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,741$74,711
Families$90,236$99,336
Married Families$96,164$
Non Families$36,379$42,270

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Hughes County, South Dakota Marriage

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

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by War

1,133

Number of Veterans

1,018

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam470
Second Gulf War154
Korea141
First Gulf War119
World War II35

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74301
55 to 64296
75+284
35 to 54136
18 to 34116

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0388.93%
Indian917.31%
Hispanic41.49%
Other47.14%

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

7.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment Status

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Age

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hughes County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pierre13646140083622.65%
Blunt35435841.13%
Harrold124123-1-0.81%
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