Lincoln County, South Dakota Population 2019

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
White50,43794.90%
Two or More Races1,0421.96%
Asian5681.07%
Black or African American5621.06%
Some Other Race2640.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2590.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.03%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2019

Lincoln County, South Dakota Median Age

34.4


Total

34.1


Male

34.7


Female

Lincoln County, South Dakota Adults

There are 37,824 adults, (5,892 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, South Dakota.

Lincoln County, South Dakota Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

26,897

50.61%

Male

26,250

49.39%

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
Married92%8%
All78.9%21.1%
Male67.7%32.3%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female53.4%46.6%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7362.8178.9
Married11,8853.392
Non Family4,8191.3455.6
Female1,4433.4853.4
Male5893.3867.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, South Dakota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7622.23%
9th to 12th Grade9332.74%
High School Graduate7,04920.67%
Some College6,97520.46%
Associates Degree4,41312.94%
Bachelors Degree9,62628.23%
Graduate Degree4,34112.73%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,55231,16513,498
Asian419260225
Hispanic405268115
Black38937866
Multiple Races24924972
Other Race140229
Native American10210110
Islander159

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 53.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,563$51,293$35,634
Less Than High School$27,393$31,702$23,597
High School Grad$33,840$40,214$27,185
Some College$40,598$44,768$34,476
Bachelors Degree$47,206$61,578$37,027
Graduate Degree$64,608$88,260$54,632

$42,563

Average Earnings

$51,293

Average Male

$35,634

Average Female

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language by Age

Lincoln County, South Dakota Language

95.38% of Lincoln County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Lincoln County, South Dakota Poverty

Lincoln County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,4141,2542.54%
Hispanic98315515.77%
Multiple1,04212812.28%
Native2234218.83%
Black562223.91%
Islander15960.00%
Other26441.52%

3.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.13%

Male Poverty Rate

3.92%

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 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, South Dakota is Other, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

Name Poverty
High School5.83%
Some College3.11%
Less Than High School2.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed11.58%
Male Unemployed8.07%
Female Employed2.00%
Male Employed0.96%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Income

Lincoln County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,849$108,145
Families$91,872$123,927
Married Families$99,756-
Non Families$42,952$58,436

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marital Status

Lincoln County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

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 45-54, 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

3,192

Number of Veterans

2,920

Male Veterans

272

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,347
Second Gulf War667
First Gulf War617
Korea274
World War II130

Lincoln County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1228.63%
Black389.43%
2 or More173.84%
Hispanic122.08%
Other84.62%
Indian74.76%

Lincoln County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

1.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, South Dakota Employment Status

76.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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

65.27%

Born in South Dakota

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Lincoln County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 65.27% having been born in South Dakota. 1.03% 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