De Smet, South Dakota Population 2024

1,075

De Smet is a city located in Kingsbury County South Dakota. De Smet has a 2024 population of 1,075. It is also the county seat of Kingsbury County.De Smet is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,064 in 2020.

The average household income in De Smet is $78,782 with a poverty rate of 6.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in De Smet is 55.2 years, 55.1 years for males, and 55.4 years for females.

De Smet Demographics

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

  • White: 98.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
928.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.03% (11)
The current population of De Smet, South Dakota is 1,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,064.

De Smet, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White98098.99%
Two or more races101.01%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

De Smet Population by Race

De Smet Population Pyramid 2024

De Smet Median Age

55.2

Total

55.1

Male

55.4

Female

De Smet Adults

There are 812 adults, (352 of whom are seniors) in De Smet.

De Smet Age Dependency

115.2

Age Dependency Ratio

76.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

De Smet Sex Ratio

Female47848.28%
Male51251.72%

De Smet Population by Age

De Smet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4312.1776.123.9
Non Family2051.2264.935.1
Married1872.85937
Female334.0663.636.4
Male63.330100
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

De Smet 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

De Smet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

De Smet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.35%.

De Smet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,172

Average Earnings

$52,308

Average Male

$36,579

Average Female

De Smet Earnings by Educational Attainment

De Smet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

De Smet Language

99.48% of De Smet residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

De Smet Language

De Smet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White927636.8%
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6.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.86%

Male Poverty Rate

6.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Smet

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Smet is White, with 6.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Smet is White, with 6.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.52%.

De Smet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%
Some College2.22%
Less Than 9th Grade
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De Smet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.69%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7.02%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

De Smet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

De Smet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

De Smet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

De Smet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

De Smet Marriage

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

De Smet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

De Smet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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De Smet Veterans by War

count

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De Smet Veterans by Age

count

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De Smet Veterans by Race

De Smet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Smet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

De Smet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

De Smet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

De Smet 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

83.13%

Born in De Smet

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of De Smet residents were born in the United States, with 83.13% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

De Smet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,11070.63%
20281,10370.64%
20271,09670.64%
20261,08970.65%
20251,08270.65%
20241,07570.66%
20231,06870.66%
20221,06170.66%
20211,054-10-0.94%
20201,064161.53%
20191,048-4-0.38%
20181,052-6-0.57%
20171,058-10-0.94%
20161,06870.66%
20151,061-22-2.03%
20141,083
20131,083-31-2.78%
20121,114191.74%
20111,09580.74%
20101,087
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De Smet Population by Year