Fort Pierre, South Dakota Population 2024

2,128

Fort Pierre is a city located in Stanley County South Dakota. Fort Pierre has a 2024 population of 2,128. It is also the county seat of Stanley County.Fort Pierre is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually but its population has increased by 0.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,113 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Pierre is $101,568 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Pierre is 42.4 years, 41.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Fort Pierre Demographics

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

  • White: 92.43%
  • Native American: 3.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
682.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.71% (15)
The current population of Fort Pierre, South Dakota is 2,128 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,113.

Fort Pierre, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,33192.43%
Native American1003.97%
Two or more races783.09%
Other race130.52%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Pierre Population by Race

Fort Pierre Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Pierre Median Age

42.4

Total

41.8

Male

42.6

Female

Fort Pierre Adults

There are 1,942 adults, (509 of whom are seniors) in Fort Pierre.

Fort Pierre Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Pierre Sex Ratio

Female1,03040.84%
Male1,49259.16%

Fort Pierre Population by Age

Fort Pierre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0812.3382.117.9
Married4913.258713
Non Family4911.0778.821.2
Female733.9380.819.2
Male264.3557.742.3
showing: 5 rows

3.33

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Pierre 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

Fort Pierre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Pierre 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 native american people with a rate of 44.74%.

Fort Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,611

Average Earnings

$60,652

Average Male

$40,902

Average Female

Fort Pierre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Pierre Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Pierre Language

99.38% of Fort Pierre residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Fort Pierre Language

Fort Pierre Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,248632.8%
Native1001717%
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3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

1.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Pierre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Pierre is Native, with 17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Pierre is White, with 2.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Fort Pierre Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%
High School0.73%
Some College
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Fort Pierre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.41%
Male Employed0.35%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Fort Pierre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Pierre Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Pierre Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Pierre Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Pierre 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 35-44.

Fort Pierre Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Pierre Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Fort Pierre Veterans by War

count

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Fort Pierre Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Pierre Veterans by Race

Fort Pierre Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Pierre Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.4%

Employment Rate

0.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Pierre Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Pierre Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Pierre 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

74.58%

Born in Fort Pierre

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Fort Pierre residents were born in the United States, with 74.58% 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.

Fort Pierre Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,093-7-0.33%
20282,100-7-0.33%
20272,107-7-0.33%
20262,114-7-0.33%
20252,121-7-0.33%
20242,128-7-0.33%
20232,135-7-0.33%
20222,142-7-0.33%
20212,149361.7%
20202,113-122-5.46%
20192,235663.04%
20182,169351.64%
20172,134-17-0.79%
20162,151291.37%
20152,122-1-0.05%
20142,123150.71%
20132,10850.24%
20122,103-4-0.19%
20112,10780.38%
20102,099
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Fort Pierre Population by Year