McPherson County, South Dakota Population 2018

McPherson County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,426 with a growth rate of 7.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McPherson County, South Dakota is the 54th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,4261747.73%
20162,252-170-7.02%
20162,422241.00%
20152,398-20-0.83%
20142,418-6-0.25%
20132,424-4-0.16%
20122,428-23-0.94%
20112,451-4-0.16%
20102,455-773-23.95%
19903,228-799-19.84%
19804,027-995-19.81%
19705,022-799-13.73%
19605,821-1,250-17.68%
19507,071-1,282-15.35%
19408,353-421-4.80%
19308,7741,06913.87%
19207,70591413.46%
19106,7914647.33%
19006,3273876.52%
18905,9400.00%

McPherson County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,056
American Indian and Alaska Native159
Asian17
Two or More Races15
Black or African American5

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

McPherson County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

McPherson County, South Dakota Median Age

52.3


Total

50.6


Male

54.1


Female

McPherson County, South Dakota Adults

There are 1,883 adults, (664 of which are seniors) in McPherson County, South Dakota.

McPherson County, South Dakota Age Dependency

84.7

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,088

48.31%

Male

1,164

51.69%

McPherson County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

McPherson County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.7%18.3%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Female52.3%47.7%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

McPherson County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0041.975.4
Married5302.5981.7
Non Family4081.0168.4
Female441.9352.3
Male221.82100

2.49

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McPherson County, South Dakota Households

McPherson County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23013.42%
9th to 12th Grade1337.76%
High School Graduate49428.82%
Some College43925.61%
Associates Degree1599.28%
Bachelors Degree20511.96%
Graduate Degree543.15%

McPherson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5441,230242
Native American126103
Hispanic25
Asian121110
Multiple Races777

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 100.00%.

McPherson County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,893$26,339$25,595
Less Than High School$$$10,750
High School Grad$25,357$28,750$22,014
Some College$20,455$$27,500
Bachelors Degree$40,074$41,667$36,042
Graduate Degree$42,344$63,125$21,250

$25,893

Average Earnings

$26,339

Average Male

$25,595

Average Female

McPherson County, South Dakota Language

McPherson County, South Dakota Language by Age

McPherson County, South Dakota Language

82.36% of McPherson County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 17.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.32% of the population.

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,86127814.94%
Native15912679.25%

18.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.56%

Male Poverty Rate

12.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, South Dakota is Native, with 79.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, South Dakota is White, with 14.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Some College28.55%
Less Than High School23.93%
High School21.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed8.60%

McPherson County, South Dakota Income

McPherson County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,338$57,165
Families$63,500$71,656
Married Families$70,357$
Non Families$24,167$35,917

McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status

McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

McPherson County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by War

237

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam58
Korea56
First Gulf War27
World War II19
Second Gulf War16

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+116
55 to 6457
65 to 7443
35 to 5419
18 to 342

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

18.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Employment Status

McPherson County, South Dakota Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Employment by Race

McPherson County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McPherson County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eureka868848-20-2.30%
Leola457441-16-3.50%
Long Lake313100.00%
Wetonka8800.00%
Hillsview3300.00%
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