Garretson, South Dakota Population 2020

1,145

Garretson is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,145, it is the 57th largest city in South Dakota and the 9783rd largest city in the United States. Garretson is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -1.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,166 in 2010. Garretson reached it's highest population of 1,213 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Garretson has a population density of 786 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garretson is $65,800 with a poverty rate of 2.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $149,100. The median age in Garretson is 36.8 years, 38.9 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.9 males.

Garretson Demographics

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

  • White: 87.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.35%
  • Native American: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Garretson, South Dakota is 1,145, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,169.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,166.

Garretson, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06687.81%
Black or African American655.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native423.46%
Two or More Races413.38%

Garretson Population Pyramid 2020

Garretson Median Age

36.8


Total

38.9


Male

35.3


Female

Garretson Adults

There are 893 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Garretson.

Garretson Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Garretson Sex Ratio

Female

671

55.27%

Male

543

44.73%

Garretson Households and Families

Garretson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garretson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.6%17.4%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family56%44%
Female48.5%51.5%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4742.4568.6
Married2353.3482.6
Non Family1681.1856
Female662.3948.5
Male54.4100

3.12

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garretson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.13%
9th to 12th Grade141.75%
High School Graduate28035.04%
Some College23128.91%
Associates Degree8510.64%
Bachelors Degree10913.64%
Graduate Degree637.88%

Garretson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White739708168
Native American2828
Black16164
Multiple Races1111
Hispanic55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,352$45,516$35,888
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,292$42,500$20,972
Some College$39,013$45,893$36,397
Bachelors Degree$46,042$46,250$45,938
Graduate Degree$55,972$52,917$56,667

$39,352

Average Earnings

$45,516

Average Male

$35,888

Average Female

Garretson Language

Garretson Language by Age

Garretson Language

99.64% of Garretson residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Garretson Poverty

Garretson Poverty by Race

2.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.35%

Male Poverty Rate

4.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garretson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garretson is White, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garretson is White, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.36%
High School6.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Some College1.31%
Name Poverty
Female Employed1.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Garretson Income

Garretson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,364$65,800
Families$81,400$80,607
Married Families$87,159-
Non Families$35,833$37,309

Garretson Marital Status

Garretson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Garretson Married by Age and Sex

Garretson 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.

Garretson Marital Status by Race

Garretson Veterans

98

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
First Gulf War27
World War II13
Second Gulf War11
Korea3
Age Group Veterans
75+27
55 to 6423
35 to 5423
65 to 7414
18 to 3411

$Garretson Veterans by Education

4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garretson Employment Status

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Garretson 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

73.81%

Born in South Dakota

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.67% of Garretson residents were born in the United States, with 73.81% having been born in South Dakota. 0.33% 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
20201,145-12-1.04%
20191,157-12-1.03%
20181,169-12-1.02%
20171,181-12-1.01%
20161,193-1-0.08%
20151,194-7-0.58%
20141,201-12-0.99%
20131,21360.50%
20121,207242.03%
20111,183131.11%
20101,1700.00%