Central McPherson, South Dakota Population 2024

521

Central McPherson is a city located in Dickey County, McIntosh County, Brown County, Campbell County, Edmunds County, and McPherson County South Dakota. Central McPherson has a 2024 population of 521. Central McPherson is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 522 in 2020.

The average household income in Central McPherson is $101,587 with a poverty rate of 8.85%. The median age in Central McPherson is 41.1 years: 45.9 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Central McPherson Demographics

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

  • White: 99.56%
  • Two or more races: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
598.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
0.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.19% (-1)
The current population of Central McPherson, South Dakota is 521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 522.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45099.56%
Two or more races20.44%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Central McPherson Population by Race

Central McPherson Population Pyramid 2024

Central McPherson Median Age

41.1

Total

45.9

Male

29.5

Female

Central McPherson Adults

There are 339 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in Central McPherson.

Central McPherson Age Dependency

91.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Central McPherson Sex Ratio

Female25055.31%
Male20244.69%

Central McPherson Population by Age

Central McPherson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1572.8880.319.7
Married973.8973.226.8
Non Family581.1691.48.6
Male241000
Female0000

3.89

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Central McPherson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade329.82%
Associates Degree4413.5%
Bachelors Degree9127.91%
Graduate Degree72.15%
High School Graduate9830.06%
Less Than 9th Grade185.52%
Some College3611.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Central McPherson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central McPherson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32427698
2+ Races200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.25%.

Central McPherson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,910$38,068$39,167
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,625$45,250$0
Less Than 9th Grade$15,417$0$0
Overall$37,979$33,750$38,264
Some College$27,857$28,125$0

$37,979

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$38,264

Average Female

Central McPherson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central McPherson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Central McPherson Language

91.38% of Central McPherson residents speak only English, while 8.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.57% of the population.

Central McPherson Language

Central McPherson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White450408.89%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

6.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central McPherson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central McPherson is White, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central McPherson is White, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.78%.

Central McPherson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.49%
Some College12.5%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
Less Than 9th Grade4%

Central McPherson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.74%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed4.63%
Female Unemployed0%

Central McPherson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central McPherson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,139$121,602
Households$61,131$101,587
Married Families$62,188$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,735$67,422

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Central McPherson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

82.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Central McPherson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Central McPherson 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.

Central McPherson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Central McPherson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War26
Vietnam11
Korea8
Second Gulf War2
World War II0

Central McPherson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5426
75+15
65 to 7411
55 to 644
18 to 340

Central McPherson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5616.62%

Central McPherson Veterans by Race

Central McPherson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central McPherson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Central McPherson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Central McPherson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Central McPherson 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

87.17%

Born in Central McPherson

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Central McPherson residents were born in the United States, with 87.17% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Central McPherson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029506-3-0.59%
2028509-3-0.59%
2027512-3-0.58%
2026515-3-0.58%
2025518-3-0.58%
2024521-3-0.57%
2023524-3-0.57%
2022527-3-0.57%
202153081.53%
2020522-37-6.62%
2019559-3-0.53%
201856210.18%
2017561-3-0.53%
201656471.26%
2015557-3-0.54%
2014560-1-0.18%
201356120.36%
2012559-4-0.71%
201156320.36%
201056100%

Central McPherson Population by Year