Alcester, South Dakota Population 2024

763

Alcester is a city located in Union County South Dakota. Alcester has a 2024 population of 763. Alcester is currently declining at a rate of -1.55% annually and its population has decreased by -6.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 819 in 2020.

The average household income in Alcester is $62,290 with a poverty rate of 12.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alcester is 50.2 years, 46 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Alcester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alcester was:

  • White: 83.66%
  • Two or more races: 14.08%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,286.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.84% (-56)
The current population of Alcester, South Dakota is 763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 819.

Alcester, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81483.66%
Two or more races13714.08%
Asian101.03%
Native American70.72%
Black or African American40.41%
Other race10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alcester Population by Race

Alcester Population Pyramid 2024

Alcester Median Age

50.2

Total

46

Male

55.1

Female

Alcester Adults

There are 730 adults, (358 of whom are seniors) in Alcester.

Alcester Age Dependency

161.6

Age Dependency Ratio

96.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcester Sex Ratio

Female49751.08%
Male47648.92%

Alcester Population by Age

Alcester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3772.427426
Married1803.0688.311.7
Non Family1121.0756.343.8
Female602.358020
Male253.963664
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alcester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alcester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alcester Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40%.

Alcester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,761

Average Earnings

$37,292

Average Male

$30,536

Average Female

Alcester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alcester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alcester Language

98.02% of Alcester residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Alcester Language

Alcester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White75411014.59%
Hispanic10220%
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12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.79%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcester is Hispanic, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcester is White, with 14.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 13.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Alcester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.62%
High School14.11%
Bachelors or Greater6.3%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Alcester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.35%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.89%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Alcester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alcester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alcester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alcester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alcester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Alcester Veterans by War

count

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Alcester Veterans by Age

count

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Alcester Veterans by Race

Alcester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alcester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alcester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alcester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.66%

Born in Alcester

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Alcester residents were born in the United States, with 57.66% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alcester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029703-12-1.68%
2028715-12-1.65%
2027727-12-1.62%
2026739-12-1.6%
2025751-12-1.57%
2024763-12-1.55%
2023775-12-1.52%
2022787-12-1.5%
2021799-20-2.44%
2020819567.34%
201976350.66%
2018758
2017758-11-1.43%
2016769-2-0.26%
2015771-22-2.77%
2014793-9-1.12%
2013802-11-1.35%
201281310.12%
2011812-2-0.25%
2010814
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Alcester Population by Year