Alcester, South Dakota Population 2022

767
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Alcester is a city located in Union County South Dakota. Alcester has a 2020 population of 767. Alcester is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually but its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 809 in 2010.

The average household income in Alcester is $56,704 with a poverty rate of 12.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Alcester is 51.1 years, 49 years for males, and 54 years for females.

Alcester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alcesterwas:

  • White: 98.12%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alcester, South Dakota is 767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 767.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 809.

Alcester, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88998.12%
Two or More Races50.55%
Asian50.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.44%
Black or African American30.33%
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Alcester Population by Race

Alcester Population Pyramid $2022

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Alcester Median Age

51.1


Total

49


Male

54


Female

Alcester Adults

There are 762 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in Alcester.

Alcester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

72.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcester Sex Ratio

Female

436

48.12%

Male

470

51.88%

Alcester Population by Age

Alcester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alcester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
All72.1%27.9%
Married79.4%20.6%
Female90.2%9.8%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alcester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4341.9772.1
Married1942.479.4
Non Family1831.1760.1
Female513.190.2
Male6350

2.46

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Alcester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade243.50%
9th to 12th Grade8011.68%
High School Graduate23133.72%
Some College13519.71%
Associates Degree7310.66%
Bachelors Degree8912.99%
Graduate Degree537.74%
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Alcester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alcester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White674573142
Asian44
Native American44
Black3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.07%.

Alcester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,563$40,156$29,167
Less Than 9th Grade$16,875$$15,625
High School Graduate$28,750$33,333$21,458
Some College$38,438$42,500$35,375
Bachelors Degree$$44,583$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,563

Average Earnings

$40,156

Average Male

$29,167

Average Female

Alcester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alcester Language by Age

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Alcester Language

98.96% of Alcester residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Alcester Language

Alcester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84210212.11%
Asian5120.00%
Hispanic11100.00%
OtherNaN%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcester is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.65%.

Alcester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School11.87%
Bachelors or Greater9.15%
Some College6.81%

Alcester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed9.55%
Female Employed7.84%

Alcester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,806$56,704
Families$60,417$66,246
Married Families$65,417-
Non Families$42,788$42,915
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Income by Household Type

Alcester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcester Married by Age and Sex

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Alcester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alcester Marital Status by Race

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Alcester Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea17
World War II10
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War7

Alcester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
65 to 7412
35 to 5412
55 to 6410
18 to 342

Alcester Veterans by Age

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Alcester Veterans by Race

Alcester Veterans by Education

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3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcester Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Alcester Employment by Age

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Alcester Employment by Race

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Alcester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.55%

Born in Alcester

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Alcester residents were born in the United States, with 50.55% having been born in South Dakota. 0.55% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202276740.52%
202176340.53%
202075940.53%
201975540.53%
2018751-1-0.13%
2017752-10-1.31%
2016762-3-0.39%
2015765-23-2.92%
2014788-9-1.13%
2013797-11-1.36%
201280810.12%
2011807-2-0.25%
20108090.00%

Alcester Population by Year