Clark, South Dakota Population 2024

1,175

Clark is a city located in Clark County South Dakota. Clark has a 2024 population of 1,175. It is also the county seat of Clark County.Clark is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,151 in 2020.

The average household income in Clark is $72,768 with a poverty rate of 8.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clark is 49.4 years, 43.2 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Clark Demographics

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

  • White: 88.23%
  • Two or more races: 9.12%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
907.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.09% (24)
The current population of Clark, South Dakota is 1,175 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,151.

Clark, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,06488.23%
Two or more races1109.12%
Other race161.33%
Black or African American70.58%
Asian60.5%
Native American30.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clark Population by Race

Clark Population Pyramid 2024

Clark Median Age

49.4

Total

43.2

Male

55.1

Female

Clark Adults

There are 975 adults, (381 of whom are seniors) in Clark.

Clark Age Dependency

103

Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark Sex Ratio

Female65554.31%
Male55145.69%

Clark Population by Age

Clark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4952.2970.729.3
Non Family2361.4950.449.6
Married2113.0595.74.3
Female35357.142.9
Male132.7769.230.8
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clark 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

Clark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clark Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Clark Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,375

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$28,413

Average Female

Clark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clark Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clark Language

95.02% of Clark residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Clark Language

Clark Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White991777.77%
Hispanic891617.98%
Black77100%
Asian66100%
Other16425%
Multiple10810.93%
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8.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.96%

Male Poverty Rate

9.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark is Multiple, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.52%.

Clark Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.52%
Bachelors or Greater12.58%
Some College3.48%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Clark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Employed5.66%
Female Employed2.8%
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Clark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clark Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clark Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clark Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clark Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clark Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Clark Veterans by War

count

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Clark Veterans by Age

count

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Clark Veterans by Race

Clark Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Clark Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clark Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clark 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

68.41%

Born in Clark

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Clark residents were born in the United States, with 68.41% having been born in South Dakota. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clark Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,21580.66%
20281,20780.67%
20271,19980.67%
20261,19180.68%
20251,18380.68%
20241,17580.69%
20231,16780.69%
20221,15980.7%
20211,151
20201,151868.08%
20191,06550.47%
20181,06090.86%
20171,05180.77%
20161,043-12-1.14%
20151,055-7-0.66%
20141,062-8-0.75%
20131,070-6-0.56%
20121,076-14-1.28%
20111,090-50-4.39%
20101,140
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Clark Population by Year