Bison, South Dakota Population 2022

304
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Bison is a city located in Perkins County South Dakota. Bison has a 2020 population of 304. Bison is currently declining at a rate of -1.94% annually and its population has decreased by -8.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 333 in 2010.

The average household income in Bison is $63,745 with a poverty rate of 4.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $72,800. The median age in Bison is 45.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Bison Demographics

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

  • White: 95.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bison, South Dakota is 304 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 304.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 333.

Bison, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29495.45%
Two or More Races144.55%
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Bison Population by Race

Bison Population Pyramid $2022

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Bison Median Age

45.9


Total

38.3


Male

50.3


Female

Bison Adults

There are 244 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Bison.

Bison Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bison Sex Ratio

Female

149

48.38%

Male

159

51.62%

Bison Population by Age

Bison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female66.7%33.3%
All76%24%
Married90.2%9.8%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1462.1176
Married822.690.2
Non Family511.1660.8
Female92.3366.7
Male43.750

2.58

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Bison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.75%
9th to 12th Grade41.75%
High School Graduate7432.31%
Some College7733.62%
Associates Degree2310.04%
Bachelors Degree2711.79%
Graduate Degree208.73%
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Bison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bison Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 60.00%.

Bison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,221$36,923$22,159
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,625$35,625$21,563
Some College$33,750$60,625$20,357
Bachelors Degree$43,125$$41,250
Graduate Degree$37,500$$39,583

$35,221

Average Earnings

$36,923

Average Male

$22,159

Average Female

Bison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bison Language by Age

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Bison Language

99.31% of Bison residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Bison Language

Bison Poverty by Race

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4.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bison is White, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bison is Other, with NaN% 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 13.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.41%.

Bison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%
Some College4.00%
High School1.35%

Bison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,875$63,745
Families$63,750$78,318
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$33,125$34,998
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Income by Household Type

Bison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bison Married by Age and Sex

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Bison 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.

Bison Marital Status by Race

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Bison Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
Korea

Bison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746
55 to 646
75+3
35 to 542
18 to 34

Bison Veterans by Age

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Bison Veterans by Race

Bison Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bison Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bison Employment by Age

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Bison Employment by Race

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Bison 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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41.23%

Born in Bison

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bison residents were born in the United States, with 41.23% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bison Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022304-6-1.94%
2021310-6-1.90%
2020316-6-1.86%
2019322-6-1.83%
2018328-6-1.80%
20173340.00%
20163340.00%
2015334-5-1.47%
2014339-1-0.29%
20133400.00%
201234010.29%
201133961.80%
20103330.00%

Bison Population by Year