Brandon, South Dakota Population 2020

10,476

Brandon is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 10,476, it is the 12th largest city in South Dakota and the 2995th largest city in the United States. Brandon is currently growing at a rate of 1.86% annually and its population has increased by 19.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,785 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Brandon has a population density of 1,947 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brandon is $93,431 with a poverty rate of 2.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $206,600. The median age in Brandon is 35.1 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Brandon Demographics

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

  • White: 97.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brandon, South Dakota is 10,476, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,094.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,785.

Brandon, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,59597.24%
Two or More Races1321.34%
Asian960.97%
Black or African American440.45%

Brandon Population Pyramid 2020

Brandon Median Age

35.1


Total

34.1


Male

35.8


Female

Brandon Adults

There are 6,758 adults, (973 of whom are seniors) in Brandon.

Brandon Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brandon Sex Ratio

Female

5,062

51.30%

Male

4,805

48.70%

Brandon Households and Families

Brandon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brandon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
Male77.7%22.3%
All73.3%26.7%
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family40.5%59.5%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5972.7473.3
Married2,2193.3391.1
Non Family9341.2440.5
Female3322.8645.5
Male1123.2977.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brandon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade360.59%
9th to 12th Grade611.01%
High School Graduate1,31721.71%
Some College1,47824.37%
Associates Degree87914.49%
Bachelors Degree1,63827.01%
Graduate Degree65610.82%

Brandon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9365,8392,241
Asian595930
Multiple Races3333
Black232323
Hispanic1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,514$57,217$38,969
Less Than High School$50,893$$
High School Grad$39,564$44,573$27,750
Some College$42,439$60,938$32,889
Bachelors Degree$52,979$64,333$44,244
Graduate Degree$65,031$81,591$55,288

$47,514

Average Earnings

$57,217

Average Male

$38,969

Average Female

Brandon Language

Brandon Language by Age

Brandon Language

97.58% of Brandon residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Brandon Poverty

Brandon Poverty by Race

2.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.87%

Male Poverty Rate

4.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brandon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brandon is White, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brandon is White, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.22%
High School3.95%
Some College2.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Brandon Income

Brandon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,075$93,431
Families$94,665$105,563
Married Families$102,604-
Non Families$41,411$53,785

Brandon Marital Status

Brandon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brandon Married by Age and Sex

Brandon 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 45-54.

Brandon Marital Status by Race

Brandon Veterans

369

Number of Veterans

325

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Second Gulf War109
First Gulf War100
World War II7
Korea7

$Brandon Veterans by Education

1.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brandon Employment Status

79.8%

Labor Force Participation

78.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brandon 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

57.47%

Born in South Dakota

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.82% of Brandon residents were born in the United States, with 57.47% having been born in South Dakota. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,4761911.86%
201910,2851911.89%
201810,094590.59%
201710,0351911.94%
20169,8441141.17%
20159,730910.94%
20149,6392352.50%
20139,4041471.59%
20129,2572062.28%
20119,051810.90%
20108,9703,2774.65%
20005,6932,1504.86%
19903,5439543.19%
19802,5890.00%