Fort Pierre, South Dakota Population 2020

2,138

Fort Pierre is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,138, it is the 34th largest city in South Dakota and the 7351st largest city in the United States. Fort Pierre is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually but its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,078 in 2010. Fort Pierre reached it's highest population of 2,160 in 2018. Spanning over 3 miles, Fort Pierre has a population density of 686 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Pierre is $86,829 with a poverty rate of 5.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $162,700. The median age in Fort Pierre is 39.2 years, 39.7 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.9 males.

Fort Pierre Demographics

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

  • White: 84.46%
  • Native American: 12.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Pierre, South Dakota is 2,138, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,160.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,078.

Fort Pierre, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,94084.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native29012.63%
Two or More Races672.92%

Fort Pierre Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Pierre Median Age

39.2


Total

39.7


Male

37.8


Female

Fort Pierre Adults

There are 1,722 adults, (415 of whom are seniors) in Fort Pierre.

Fort Pierre Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Pierre Sex Ratio

Female

1,121

48.80%

Male

1,176

51.20%

Fort Pierre Households and Families

Fort Pierre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Pierre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.2%7.8%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family57%43%
Female55.1%44.9%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0192.2579.4
Married5992.6392.2
Non Family2561.1857
Female1182.4555.1
Male462.78100

2.54

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Pierre Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade432.71%
9th to 12th Grade573.60%
High School Graduate47329.86%
Some College26616.79%
Associates Degree23114.58%
Bachelors Degree26316.60%
Graduate Degree25115.85%

Fort Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3791,284511
Native American1521473
Multiple Races3535
Hispanic1818

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 white people with a rate of 37.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,592$46,208$38,387
Less Than High School$41,167$41,167$
High School Grad$33,750$33,902$32,083
Some College$40,417$51,838$34,792
Bachelors Degree$49,792$51,250$43,594
Graduate Degree$54,300$106,000$42,031

$41,592

Average Earnings

$46,208

Average Male

$38,387

Average Female

Fort Pierre Language

Fort Pierre Language by Age

Fort Pierre Language

98.16% of Fort Pierre residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Fort Pierre Poverty

Fort Pierre Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9061176.14%
Native29031.03%

5.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.94%

Male Poverty Rate

6.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Pierre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Pierre is White, with 6.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Pierre is Native, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.00%
High School2.75%
Some College1.01%
Bachelors or Greater0.58%
Name Poverty
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed1.83%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fort Pierre Income

Fort Pierre Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,875$86,829
Families$83,563$100,903
Married Families$92,841-
Non Families$38,864$40,334

Fort Pierre Marital Status

Fort Pierre Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Pierre Married by Age and Sex

Fort Pierre Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fort Pierre Marital Status by Race

Fort Pierre Veterans

106

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Fort Pierre Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Pierre Employment Status

78.7%

Labor Force Participation

77.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Pierre 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

77.62%

Born in South Dakota

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Fort Pierre residents were born in the United States, with 77.62% 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
20202,138-11-0.51%
20192,149-11-0.51%
20182,160221.03%
20172,138-11-0.51%
20162,149311.46%
20152,118-1-0.05%
20142,119140.67%
20132,10530.14%
20122,102-2-0.10%
20112,10470.33%
20102,0970.00%