Freeman, South Dakota Population 2024

1,298

Freeman is a city located in Hutchinson County South Dakota. Freeman has a 2024 population of 1,298. Freeman is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -2.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,329 in 2020.

The average household income in Freeman is $80,446 with a poverty rate of 17.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Freeman is 40.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Freeman Demographics

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

  • White: 79.49%
  • Two or more races: 16.33%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,107.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.33% (-31)
The current population of Freeman, South Dakota is 1,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,329.

Freeman, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,25679.49%
Two or more races25816.33%
Asian271.71%
Other race261.65%
Native American130.82%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Freeman Population by Race

Freeman Population Pyramid 2024

Freeman Median Age

40.9

Total

41.8

Male

37

Female

Freeman Adults

There are 1,042 adults, (356 of whom are seniors) in Freeman.

Freeman Age Dependency

130.3

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeman Sex Ratio

Female87455.32%
Male70644.68%

Freeman Population by Age

Freeman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5672.6671.828.2
Married3083.0283.116.9
Non Family1871.167.432.6
Female536.0937.762.3
Male192.5326.373.7
showing: 5 rows

3.32

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Freeman 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

Freeman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freeman 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Freeman Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,287

Average Earnings

$54,302

Average Male

$34,450

Average Female

Freeman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freeman Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Freeman Language

89.99% of Freeman residents speak only English, while 10.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.4% of the population.

Freeman Language

Freeman Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple25317267.98%
White1,148897.75%
Native13430.77%
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17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.8%

Male Poverty Rate

22.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeman is Multiple, with 67.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeman is White, with 7.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.39%.

Freeman Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.18%
High School12.02%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.76%
showing: 4 rows

Freeman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed13.61%
Male Employed1.05%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Freeman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freeman Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Freeman Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeman Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Freeman Marriage

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

Freeman Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Freeman Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Freeman Veterans by War

count

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Freeman Veterans by Age

count

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Freeman Veterans by Race

Freeman Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeman Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Freeman Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Freeman Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Freeman 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

67.22%

Born in Freeman

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Freeman residents were born in the United States, with 67.22% having been born in South Dakota. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Freeman Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,263-7-0.55%
20281,270-7-0.55%
20271,277-7-0.55%
20261,284-7-0.54%
20251,291-7-0.54%
20241,298-7-0.54%
20231,305-7-0.53%
20221,312-7-0.53%
20211,319-10-0.75%
20201,329584.56%
20191,271-5-0.39%
20181,276-12-0.93%
20171,28820.16%
20161,286110.86%
20151,27540.31%
20141,27150.39%
20131,266-17-1.33%
20121,283-1-0.08%
20111,284-22-1.68%
20101,306
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Freeman Population by Year