Lincoln County, South Dakota Population 2020

Lincoln County, South Dakota's estimated population is 56,668 with a growth rate of 3.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, South Dakota is the 3rd largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201858,8072,1393.77%
201756,6682,1103.87%
201654,5581,5963.01%
201552,9621,3862.69%
201451,5761,6803.37%
201349,8961,4943.09%
201248,4021,6013.42%
201146,8011,6143.57%
201045,18729,760192.91%
199015,4271,48510.65%
198013,9422,18118.54%
197011,761-610-4.93%
196012,371-396-3.10%
195012,767-404-3.07%
194013,171-747-5.37%
193013,918250.18%
192013,8931,1819.29%
191012,7125514.53%
190012,1613,01833.01%
18909,1433,24755.07%
18805,8965,184728.09%
18707120.00%

How Many People Live in Lincoln County, South Dakota?

56,668

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,00194.70%
Two or More Races1,0311.88%
Black or African American6461.18%
Asian6051.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native3100.56%
Some Other Race3040.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.03%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2020

Lincoln County, South Dakota Median Age

34.6


Total

34.3


Male

34.9


Female

Lincoln County, South Dakota Adults

There are 39,219 adults, (6,393 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, South Dakota.

Lincoln County, South Dakota Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

27,762

50.56%

Male

27,152

49.44%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Lincoln County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All77.5%22.5%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female52.1%47.9%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2942.8277.5
Married12,2673.2990.1
Non Family4,8981.3455.4
Female1,5633.5452.1
Male5663.3965.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, South Dakota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7602.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,0553.00%
High School Graduate7,63521.69%
Some College7,09520.16%
Associates Degree4,77313.56%
Bachelors Degree9,62027.33%
Graduate Degree4,26212.11%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,61732,11913,385
Asian445286257
Hispanic425279125
Black39138058
Multiple Races19919962
Other Race1633714
Native American13613513
Islander158

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 asian people with a rate of 57.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,057$52,863$37,358
Less Than High School$29,803$31,368$23,816
High School Grad$34,822$42,587$27,259
Some College$41,905$50,071$35,872
Bachelors Degree$50,095$59,901$40,601
Graduate Degree$65,395$90,354$57,518

$44,057

Average Earnings

$52,863

Average Male

$37,358

Average Female

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language by Age

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language

94.92% of Lincoln County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.20% of the population.

Lincoln County, South Dakota Poverty

Lincoln County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,9421,6643.27%
Hispanic1,08515914.65%
Multiple1,03110510.18%
Native2956421.69%
Black646223.41%
Islander17847.06%
Other30461.97%

3.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, South Dakota is Islander, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, South Dakota is Other, with 1.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.14%.

Name Poverty
High School6.94%
Some College4.38%
Less Than High School2.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.81%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Income

Lincoln County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,422$109,824
Families$92,557$125,523
Married Families$101,405-
Non Families$42,053$59,172

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marital Status

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, South Dakota Veterans

3,034

Number of Veterans

2,713

Male Veterans

321

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,258
Second Gulf War599
First Gulf War546
Korea249
World War II104

Lincoln County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9397.86%
Black449.09%
2 or More307.59%
Hispanic213.33%
Other168.12%
Indian52.53%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

2.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, South Dakota Employment Status

75.9%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, South Dakota Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.93%

Born in South Dakota

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Lincoln County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 65.93% having been born in South Dakota. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sioux Falls 1539541743602040613.25%
Harrisburg40975734163739.96%
Tea38065032122632.21%
Canton308433863029.79%
Lennox212923302019.44%
Beresford 20061969-37-1.84%
Worthing877957809.12%
Hudson296320248.11%
Fairview596458.47%
  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