Hughes County, South Dakota Population 2018

Hughes County, South Dakota's estimated population is 17,666 with a growth rate of 0.84% 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
201717,6661480.84%
201617,518-59-0.34%
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
White14,623
American Indian and Alaska Native1,993
Two or More Races607
Some Other Race141
Black or African American84
Asian70

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

Hughes 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

Hughes County, South Dakota Median Age

38.5


Total

37.7


Male

40.4


Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Adults

There are 13,366 adults, (2,645 of which are seniors) in Hughes County, South Dakota.

Hughes County, South Dakota Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughes County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

8,970

51.20%

Male

8,548

48.80%

Hughes County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Hughes County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All63.6%36.4%
Female52.7%47.3%
Male48.8%51.2%
Non Family40.9%59.1%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hughes County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2602.2563.6
Married3,5123.1786
Non Family3,1131.140.9
Female3912.8652.7
Male2442.6848.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

4.4%

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 Grade4263.51%
9th to 12th Grade6365.25%
High School Graduate3,37727.85%
Some College2,53820.93%
Associates Degree1,1469.45%
Bachelors Degree2,69422.22%
Graduate Degree1,30810.79%

Hughes County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4709,8303,725
Native American1,084830119
Hispanic23716451
Multiple Races23117157
Other Race907565
Black7068
Asian62

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 72.22%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,628$44,211$33,960
Less Than High School$9,028$20,357$4,423
High School Grad$27,210$33,048$25,320
Some College$37,011$40,271$34,180
Bachelors Degree$48,726$52,593$43,134
Graduate Degree$51,753$57,880$44,116

$39,628

Average Earnings

$44,211

Average Male

$33,960

Average Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Language

Hughes County, South Dakota Language by Age

Hughes County, South Dakota Language

95.53% of Hughes County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9496254.48%
Native1,47054537.07%
Hispanic41718043.17%
Multiple49312725.76%
Asian7070100.00%
Black665278.79%
Other11632.59%

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

9.94%

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 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.54%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.01%
High School5.92%
Some College5.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.36%
Female Unemployed52.81%
Female Employed5.86%
Male Employed5.02%

Hughes County, South Dakota Income

Hughes County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,934$72,410
Families$86,830$94,688
Married Families$91,059$
Non Families$36,258$41,287

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

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 45To54.

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by War

1,177

Number of Veterans

1,060

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam606
Korea180
Second Gulf War126
First Gulf War72
World War II32

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64363
65 to 74335
75+284
18 to 34102
35 to 5493

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0909.42%
Indian826.52%
Hispanic144.93%
Other54.76%

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment Status

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Age

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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