Alpena, South Dakota Population 2020

294

Alpena is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 294, it is the 156th largest city in South Dakota and the 15393rd largest city in the United States. Alpena is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 2.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 286 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Alpena has a population density of 180 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alpena is $93,255 with a poverty rate of 4.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $55,600. The median age in Alpena is 51.6 years, 47.3 years for males, and 54.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.6 males.

Alpena Demographics

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

  • White: 96.49%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Native American: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Alpena, South Dakota is 294, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 286.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 286.

Alpena, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30296.49%
Some Other Race61.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native51.60%

Alpena Population Pyramid 2020

Alpena Median Age

51.6


Total

47.3


Male

54.7


Female

Alpena Adults

There are 249 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Alpena.

Alpena Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpena Sex Ratio

Female

156

49.84%

Male

157

50.16%

Alpena Households and Families

Alpena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alpena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married97.4%2.6%
All86.4%13.6%
Non Family71%29%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1472.1386.4
Married762.5997.4
Non Family621.3271
Female83.75100
Male14100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

15%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alpena Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3514.64%
9th to 12th Grade125.02%
High School Graduate9238.49%
Some College4619.25%
Associates Degree156.28%
Bachelors Degree2811.72%
Graduate Degree114.60%

Alpena Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21618239
Hispanic185
Native American55
Other Race21

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 18.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,000$63,000$29,167
Less Than High School$$63,000$
High School Grad$33,000$68,125$26,607
Some College$48,958$68,750$
Bachelors Degree$47,500$$36,607
Graduate Degree$65,417$$

$45,000

Average Earnings

$63,000

Average Male

$29,167

Average Female

Alpena Language

Alpena Language by Age

Alpena Language

94.30% of Alpena residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.70% of the population.

Alpena Poverty

Alpena Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White276113.99%
Hispanic32412.50%

4.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.55%

Male Poverty Rate

7.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpena is Hispanic, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpena is White, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.51%
High School5.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.04%

Alpena Income

Alpena Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,750$93,255
Families$83,125$121,709
Married Families$94,000-
Non Families$43,333$51,061

Alpena Marital Status

Alpena Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpena Married by Age and Sex

Alpena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Alpena Marital Status by Race

Alpena Veterans

27

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
Vietnam2
World War II1
Korea
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6410
35 to 549
75+8
65 to 74
18 to 34

$Alpena Veterans by Education

18.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpena Employment Status

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Alpena Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.98%

Born in South Dakota

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

6.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.97% of Alpena residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in South Dakota. 6.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029441.38%
201929041.40%
201828620.70%
201728441.43%
2016280-2-0.71%
2015282-3-1.05%
2014285-3-1.04%
201328831.05%
2012285-2-0.70%
2011287-4-1.37%
20102910.00%