Mellette County, South Dakota Population 2018

Mellette County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,088 with a growth rate of 0.24% 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
20172,08850.24%
20162,08320.10%
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 Native1,219
White820
Two or More Races44

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

Mellette 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

Mellette County, South Dakota Median Age

33


Total

36.6


Male

32.1


Female

Mellette County, South Dakota Adults

There are 1,433 adults, (310 of which are seniors) in Mellette County, South Dakota.

Mellette County, South Dakota Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mellette County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,044

50.12%

Male

1,039

49.88%

Mellette County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Mellette County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
Non Family72%28%
All68.1%31.9%
Male63.8%36.2%
Female43.2%56.8%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mellette County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7092.8968.1
Married3053.0777.4
Non Family2181.1272
Female1394.8743.2
Male474.1163.8

3.5

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

7.2%

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 Grade614.85%
9th to 12th Grade14611.61%
High School Graduate51340.81%
Some College27521.88%
Associates Degree866.84%
Bachelors Degree15612.41%
Graduate Degree201.59%

Mellette County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White644618132
Native American58541530
Hispanic31266
Multiple Races281714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.00%.

Mellette County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,417$29,063$22,083
Less Than High School$$2,500$
High School Grad$27,132$30,871$21,071
Some College$24,063$21,000$26,528
Bachelors Degree$27,500$27,321$27,917
Graduate Degree$$$38,750

$25,417

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$22,083

Average Female

Mellette County, South Dakota Language

Mellette County, South Dakota Language by Age

Mellette County, South Dakota Language

88.58% of Mellette County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 11.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 10.22% of the population.

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,17772661.68%
White80918322.62%
Hispanic1113834.23%
Multiple442863.64%

46.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.62%

Male Poverty Rate

47.66%

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 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mellette County, South Dakota is White, with 22.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.17%.

Mellette County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School71.81%
High School35.38%
Some College22.97%
Bachelors or Greater8.05%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.37%
Male Unemployed74.19%
Female Employed23.48%
Male Employed11.76%

Mellette County, South Dakota Income

Mellette County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,471$39,467
Families$32,847$42,387
Married Families$44,063$
Non Families$19,643$30,353

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 45To54.

Mellette County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by War

71

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam20
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War9
World War II4
Korea1

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6429
35 to 5416
65 to 7413
75+9
18 to 344

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian567.78%
White152.19%

Mellette County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment Status

Mellette County, South Dakota Employment by Age

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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