Perkins County, South Dakota Population 2018

Perkins County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,974 with a growth rate of -1.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perkins County, South Dakota is the 49th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,974-45-1.49%
20163,019531.79%
20162,966-9-0.30%
20152,975-39-1.29%
20143,014-3-0.10%
20133,017-6-0.20%
20123,023140.47%
20113,009290.97%
20102,980-952-24.21%
19903,932-768-16.34%
19804,700-69-1.45%
19704,769-1,208-20.21%
19605,977-799-11.79%
19506,7761912.90%
19406,585-2,132-24.46%
19308,7177249.06%
19207,993-3,355-29.56%
191011,3480.00%

Perkins County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,892
American Indian and Alaska Native83
Two or More Races39
Some Other Race3
Black or African American2

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

Perkins County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Perkins County, South Dakota Median Age

47.6


Total

45.9


Male

48


Female

Perkins County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,376 adults, (679 of which are seniors) in Perkins County, South Dakota.

Perkins County, South Dakota Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Perkins County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,472

48.76%

Male

1,547

51.24%

Perkins County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Perkins County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.2%13.8%
Married83.5%16.5%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female46.8%53.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perkins County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2942.2670.3
Married7012.8783.5
Non Family4851.0754.2
Female793.8246.8
Male292.9386.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perkins County, South Dakota Households

Perkins County, South Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1255.73%
9th to 12th Grade1105.04%
High School Graduate86339.53%
Some College46121.12%
Associates Degree2059.39%
Bachelors Degree29213.38%
Graduate Degree1275.82%

Perkins County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1201,896412
Multiple Races27217
Native American2419
Hispanic2320
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.93%.

Perkins County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,796$35,383$21,553
Less Than High School$5,000$5,417$2,500
High School Grad$26,350$33,846$18,026
Some College$30,857$36,053$21,875
Bachelors Degree$35,990$41,875$26,250
Graduate Degree$41,083$$37,171

$29,796

Average Earnings

$35,383

Average Male

$21,553

Average Female

Perkins County, South Dakota Language

Perkins County, South Dakota Language by Age

Perkins County, South Dakota Language

97.06% of Perkins County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,81336613.01%
Native671928.36%
Multiple371335.14%
Hispanic4824.17%

13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 35.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.39%
High School8.71%
Some College8.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.47%
Female Unemployed15.79%
Female Employed11.06%
Male Employed5.10%

Perkins County, South Dakota Income

Perkins County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,855$64,412
Families$62,379$78,233
Married Families$66,534$
Non Families$25,542$39,693

Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status

Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Perkins County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by War

260

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam98
First Gulf War34
Korea32
World War II28
Second Gulf War10

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+88
65 to 7465
55 to 6457
35 to 5444
18 to 346

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25111.01%
Indian915.00%
Hispanic626.09%

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

13.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Employment Status

Perkins County, South Dakota Employment by Age

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Perkins County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perkins County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lemmon12271216-11-0.90%
Bison33333630.90%
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