Mellette County, South Dakota Population 2018

Mellette County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,088 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mellette County, South Dakota is the 58th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,062-26-1.25%
20172,08870.34%
20162,081552.71%
20152,026-41-1.98%
20142,067200.98%
20132,047-3-0.15%
20122,050-22-1.06%
20112,072462.27%
20102,026-111-5.19%
19902,137-112-4.98%
19802,249-171-7.07%
19702,420-244-9.16%
19602,664-382-12.54%
19503,046-1,061-25.83%
19404,107-1,186-22.41%
19305,2931,44337.48%
19203,8502,150126.47%
19101,7000.00%

Mellette County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native1,191
White853
Two or More Races18

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

Mellette County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

20406080100120 Male Population20406080100120 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Mellette County, South Dakota Median Age

32.8


Total

35.1


Male

32.4


Female

Mellette County, South Dakota Adults

There are 1,430 adults, (313 of whom are seniors) in Mellette County, South Dakota.

Mellette County, South Dakota Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mellette County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,045

50.68%

Male

1,017

49.32%

Mellette County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

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

Mellette County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family75.4%24.6%
Married72%28%
All67.6%32.4%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female46.2%53.8%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mellette County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6832.9767.6
Married3003.2772
Non Family1991.0875.4
Female1194.7146.2
Male654.1463.1

3.55

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mellette County, South Dakota Households

Mellette County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade624.91%
9th to 12th Grade16913.38%
High School Graduate47937.93%
Some College29223.12%
Associates Degree695.46%
Bachelors Degree16613.14%
Graduate Degree262.06%

Mellette County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White655638173
Native American59338519
Hispanic27276
Multiple Races93

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 26.41%.

Mellette County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,683$26,500$28,243
Less Than High School$11,667$$
High School Grad$25,682$25,556$26,250
Some College$31,111$25,417$33,173
Bachelors Degree$29,286$27,344$29,464
Graduate Degree$120,385$$120,417

$27,683

Average Earnings

$26,500

Average Male

$28,243

Average Female

Mellette County, South Dakota Language

Mellette County, South Dakota Language by Age

Mellette County, South Dakota Language

89.33% of Mellette County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 10.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 9.25% of the population.

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,14364656.52%
White83819323.03%
Hispanic1072220.56%
Multiple181688.89%

42.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.28%

Male Poverty Rate

43.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mellette County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mellette County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mellette County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 20.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School63.98%
High School33.97%
Some College28.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.35%
Male Unemployed74.19%
Female Employed20.86%
Male Employed13.23%

Mellette County, South Dakota Income

Mellette County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,165$41,152
Families$34,722$42,377
Married Families$45,278$
Non Families$17,132$33,799

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mellette County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Mellette County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race


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

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by War

47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6417
65 to 7412
35 to 548
75+5
18 to 345

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian385.34%
White91.27%

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

36.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment Status

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment by Age

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mellette County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
White River58158761.03%
Wood626423.23%
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