De Smet, South Dakota Population 2020

1,049

De Smet is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,049, it is the 62nd largest city in South Dakota and the 10108th largest city in the United States. De Smet is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -3.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,089 in 2010. De Smet reached it's highest population of 1,112 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, De Smet has a population density of 906 people per square mile.

The average household income in De Smet is $60,210 with a poverty rate of 12.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $380 per month, and the median house value is $102,000. The median age in De Smet is 44.8 years, 40.9 years for males, and 52 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

De Smet Demographics

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

  • White: 99.28%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of De Smet, South Dakota is 1,049, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,059.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,089.

De Smet, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10199.28%
Two or More Races40.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.36%

De Smet Population Pyramid 2020

De Smet Median Age

44.8


Total

40.9


Male

52


Female

De Smet Adults

There are 829 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in De Smet.

De Smet Age Dependency

117.5

Age Dependency Ratio

62.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

De Smet Sex Ratio

Female

550

49.59%

Male

559

50.41%

De Smet Households and Families

De Smet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

De Smet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.2%3.8%
All79.3%20.7%
Female73.3%26.7%
Non Family57.5%42.5%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5032.1279.3
Married2602.996.2
Non Family1931.0257.5
Female452.3173.3
Male51.8100

2.79

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

De Smet Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade222.71%
9th to 12th Grade577.02%
High School Graduate29235.96%
Some College22327.46%
Associates Degree597.27%
Bachelors Degree11213.79%
Graduate Degree475.79%

De Smet Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White808729155
Multiple Races444

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,164$46,923$25,714
Less Than High School$$16,250$
High School Grad$31,818$45,795$21,023
Some College$40,375$48,750$26,736
Bachelors Degree$50,313$59,375$45,250
Graduate Degree$45,750$46,375$

$40,164

Average Earnings

$46,923

Average Male

$25,714

Average Female

De Smet Language

De Smet Language by Age

De Smet Language

99.52% of De Smet residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

De Smet Poverty

De Smet Poverty by Race

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in De Smet

The race most likely to be in poverty in De Smet is White, with 12.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in De Smet is White, with 12.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.46%.

Name Poverty
High School14.04%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%
Less Than High School3.28%
Name Poverty
Female Employed5.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.05%

De Smet Income

De Smet Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,288$60,210
Families$68,452$71,736
Married Families$71,667-
Non Families$31,635$40,850

De Smet Marital Status

De Smet Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

De Smet Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

De Smet Marital Status by Race

De Smet Veterans

87

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War17
Korea15
First Gulf War15
World War II3

$De Smet Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

De Smet Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

0.2%

Unemployment Rate

De Smet 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

84.31%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of De Smet residents were born in the United States, with 84.31% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,049-5-0.47%
20191,054-5-0.47%
20181,059-5-0.47%
20171,064-5-0.47%
20161,06960.56%
20151,063-20-1.85%
20141,0830.00%
20131,083-29-2.61%
20121,112171.55%
20111,09580.74%
20101,0870.00%