Alpena, South Dakota Population 2024

221

Alpena is a city located in Jerauld County South Dakota. Alpena has a 2024 population of 221. Alpena is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 209 in 2020.

The average household income in Alpena is $124,936 with a poverty rate of 14.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alpena is 40.1 years, 40.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Alpena Demographics

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

  • White: 69.53%
  • Other race: 16.22%
  • Two or more races: 8.85%
  • Native American: 5.41%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
135.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.74% (12)
The current population of Alpena, South Dakota is 221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 209.

Alpena, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28369.53%
Other race6616.22%
Two or more races368.85%
Native American225.41%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alpena Population by Race

Alpena Population Pyramid 2024

Alpena Median Age

40.1

Total

40.7

Male

38.2

Female

Alpena Adults

There are 285 adults, (86 of whom are seniors) in Alpena.

Alpena Age Dependency

104.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpena Sex Ratio

Female21252.09%
Male19547.91%

Alpena Population by Age

Alpena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1702.3995.94.1
Married1092.7495.44.6
Non Family421.1997.62.4
Female103.79010
Male92.331000
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

95.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alpena 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

Alpena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 63.64%.

Alpena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,417

Average Earnings

$66,667

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Alpena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alpena Language

82.91% of Alpena residents speak only English, while 17.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.31% of the population.

Alpena Language

Alpena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1194739.5%
Other662233.33%
White235125.11%
Multiple36513.89%
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14.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.82%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpena is Hispanic, with 39.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpena is White, with 5.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.15%.

Alpena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
High School11.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Alpena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.42%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed14.67%
Female Unemployed
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Alpena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alpena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.4%

Male Marriage Rate

64.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alpena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alpena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alpena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Alpena Veterans by War

count

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Alpena Veterans by Age

count

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Alpena Veterans by Race

Alpena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Alpena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alpena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alpena 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

60.93%

Born in Alpena

87.71%

Native Born

12.29%

Foreign Born

8.85%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.71% of Alpena residents were born in the United States, with 60.93% having been born in South Dakota. 8.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alpena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924141.69%
202823741.72%
202723341.75%
202622941.78%
202522541.81%
202422141.84%
202321741.88%
202221341.91%
2021209
2020209-74-26.15%
2019283
2018283-1-0.35%
201728431.07%
2016281-1-0.35%
2015282-3-1.05%
2014285-3-1.04%
201328831.05%
2012285-2-0.7%
2011287-4-1.37%
2010291
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Alpena Population by Year