Childstown, South Dakota Population 2024

216

Childstown is a city located in Hutchinson County, McCook County, and Turner County South Dakota. Childstown has a 2024 population of 216. Childstown is currently growing at a rate of 1.41% annually and its population has increased by 5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 205 in 2020.

The average household income in Childstown is $88,995 with a poverty rate of 28.93%. The median age in Childstown is 50.5 years: 49.9 years for males, and 50.6 years for females.

Childstown Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.37% (11)
The current population of Childstown, South Dakota is 216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 205.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White197100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Childstown Population by Race

Childstown Population Pyramid 2024

Childstown Median Age

50.5

Total

49.9

Male

50.6

Female

Childstown Adults

There are 144 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Childstown.

Childstown Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Childstown Sex Ratio

Female10754.31%
Male9045.69%

Childstown Population by Age

Childstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All842.357525
Married662.7181.818.2
Non Family1805050
Male0000
Female0000

2.71

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Childstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1511.45%
Associates Degree139.92%
Bachelors Degree3425.95%
Graduate Degree1914.5%
High School Graduate53.82%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College4534.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Childstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Childstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13111653

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.46%.

Childstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,944$51,250$26,500
Some College$0$78,047$0

$36,944

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$26,500

Average Female

Childstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Childstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Childstown Language

92.15% of Childstown residents speak only English, while 7.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.85% of the population.

Childstown Language

Childstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1975728.93%

28.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

39.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Childstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Childstown is White, with 28.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Childstown is White, with 28.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.5%.

Childstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College36.21%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Childstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed23.44%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Childstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Childstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$59,691
Households-$88,995
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,667$196,444

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Childstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Childstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Childstown Marriage

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

Childstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Childstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Childstown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 545
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Childstown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White53.47%

Childstown Veterans by Race

Childstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Childstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Childstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Childstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Childstown 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

84.77%

Born in Childstown

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Childstown residents were born in the United States, with 84.77% 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.

Childstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923131.32%
202822831.33%
202722531.35%
202622231.37%
202521931.39%
202421631.41%
202321331.43%
202221031.45%
202120720.98%
2020205-33-13.87%
2019238-3-1.24%
201824141.69%
201723700%
201623741.72%
201523300%
2014233-5-2.1%
201323820.85%
2012236-2-0.84%
201123820.85%
201023600%

Childstown Population by Year