Dell Rapids, South Dakota Population 2024

3,853

Dell Rapids is a city located in Minnehaha County South Dakota. Dell Rapids has a 2024 population of 3,853. Dell Rapids is currently declining at a rate of -1% annually and its population has decreased by -3.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,996 in 2020.

The average household income in Dell Rapids is $101,858 with a poverty rate of 7.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dell Rapids is 38.7 years, 41 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Dell Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 95.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,810.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.58% (-143)
The current population of Dell Rapids, South Dakota is 3,853 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,996.

Dell Rapids, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,78495.72%
Two or more races1122.83%
Native American370.94%
Other race200.51%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dell Rapids Population by Race

Dell Rapids Population Pyramid 2024

Dell Rapids Median Age

38.7

Total

41

Male

36.5

Female

Dell Rapids Adults

There are 2,932 adults, (720 of whom are seniors) in Dell Rapids.

Dell Rapids Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dell Rapids Sex Ratio

Female2,07152.39%
Male1,88247.61%

Dell Rapids Population by Age

Dell Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5292.5479.120.9
Married9933.0796.83.2
Non Family3811.241.558.5
Female1252.146436
Male303.933.366.7
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dell Rapids 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

Dell Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dell Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.91%.

Dell Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,314

Average Earnings

$61,012

Average Male

$45,375

Average Female

Dell Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dell Rapids Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dell Rapids Language

98.34% of Dell Rapids residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Dell Rapids Language

Dell Rapids Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,6621895.16%
Multiple925054.35%
Hispanic1515033.11%
Native3737100%
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7.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

8.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dell Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dell Rapids is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dell Rapids is White, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.59%.

Dell Rapids Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.62%
Less Than 9th Grade6.14%
Some College5.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
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Dell Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.18%
Male Employed2.4%
Male Unemployed
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Dell Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dell Rapids Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dell Rapids Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dell Rapids Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dell Rapids 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 55-64.

Dell Rapids Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dell Rapids Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

274

Number of Veterans

258

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Dell Rapids Veterans by War

count

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Dell Rapids Veterans by Age

count

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Dell Rapids Veterans by Race

Dell Rapids Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dell Rapids Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dell Rapids Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dell Rapids Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dell Rapids 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

76.88%

Born in Dell Rapids

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Dell Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 76.88% having been born in South Dakota. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dell Rapids Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,658-39-1.05%
20283,697-39-1.04%
20273,736-39-1.03%
20263,775-39-1.02%
20253,814-39-1.01%
20243,853-39-1%
20233,892-39-0.99%
20223,931-39-0.98%
20213,970-26-0.65%
20203,9963509.6%
20193,64660.16%
20183,640-37-1.01%
20173,677-15-0.41%
20163,692180.49%
20153,674130.36%
20143,661-32-0.87%
20133,69380.22%
20123,685360.99%
20113,649140.39%
20103,63565521.98%
20002,980
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Dell Rapids Population by Year