Meade County, South Dakota Population 2018

Meade County, South Dakota's estimated population is 28,018 with a growth rate of 2.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meade County, South Dakota is the 7th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,066-952-3.40%
201728,0186582.40%
201627,3605602.09%
201526,800620.23%
201426,7383221.22%
201326,4165802.24%
201225,8363361.32%
201125,500140.05%
201025,4863,60816.49%
199021,8781,1615.60%
198020,7174,09924.67%
197016,6184,57437.98%
196012,0445284.58%
195011,5161,78118.29%
19409,735-1,747-15.22%
193011,4822,11522.58%
19209,367-3,273-25.89%
191012,6407,733157.59%
19004,9072675.75%
18904,6400.00%

Meade County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,572
Two or More Races786
American Indian and Alaska Native700
Black or African American521
Asian318
Some Other Race159
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Meade County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Meade County, South Dakota Median Age

36.1


Total

34.4


Male

37.9


Female

Meade County, South Dakota Adults

There are 20,591 adults, (3,755 of whom are seniors) in Meade County, South Dakota.

Meade County, South Dakota Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meade County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

12,932

47.78%

Male

14,134

52.22%

Meade County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

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

Meade County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All73.6%26.4%
Female62%38%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Male46.1%53.9%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meade County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0222.3873.6
Married6,2812.9487.5
Non Family3,2661.1955.5
Female8222.7862
Male6532.546.1

2.81

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meade County, South Dakota Households

Meade County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4392.49%
9th to 12th Grade4992.82%
High School Graduate5,80932.88%
Some College4,11523.29%
Associates Degree2,43413.78%
Bachelors Degree3,26118.46%
Graduate Degree1,1086.27%

Meade County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,04815,2884,019
Hispanic553435163
Multiple Races38238246
Native American37331332
Black18818858
Asian18018071
Other Race101314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.44%.

Meade County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,506$41,594$26,803
Less Than High School$17,097$25,139$9,398
High School Grad$30,037$39,674$21,672
Some College$32,691$40,859$26,629
Bachelors Degree$40,631$48,409$35,039
Graduate Degree$59,728$62,500$51,479

$34,506

Average Earnings

$41,594

Average Male

$26,803

Average Female

Meade County, South Dakota Language

Meade County, South Dakota Language by Age

Meade County, South Dakota Language

96.15% of Meade County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Meade County, South Dakota Poverty

Meade County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,2881,8267.84%
Hispanic1,01718918.58%
Multiple74716021.42%
Native6309114.44%
Other1367353.68%
Black432317.18%
Asian318278.49%

8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.32%

Male Poverty Rate

10.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meade County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, South Dakota is Other, with 53.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, South Dakota is Black, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.98%.

Meade County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.77%
High School9.20%
Some College7.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.05%
Female Unemployed9.48%
Female Employed4.83%
Male Employed2.40%

Meade County, South Dakota Income

Meade County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,286$65,014
Families$64,536$74,044
Married Families$71,605$
Non Families$30,404$38,568

Meade County, South Dakota Marital Status

Meade County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meade County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Meade 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 55To64.

Meade County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race


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

Meade County, South Dakota Veterans

Meade County, South Dakota Veterans by War

2,771

Number of Veterans

2,454

Male Veterans

317

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War992
Vietnam917
First Gulf War760
Korea208
World War II13

Meade County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54721
55 to 64578
18 to 34578
65 to 74458
75+436

Meade County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,69814.90%
Hispanic548.57%
Black2914.57%
2 or More174.70%
Asian114.21%
Indian112.43%
Other54.24%

Meade County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meade County, South Dakota Employment Status

Meade County, South Dakota Employment by Age

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Meade County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Meade County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meade County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Box Elder 78159348153319.62%
Sturgis662568322073.12%
Summerset1830239256230.71%
Piedmont826860344.12%
Faith41641930.72%
Buffalo Chip000NaN%
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