Garretson, South Dakota Population 2024

1,168

Garretson is a city located in Minnehaha County South Dakota. Garretson has a 2024 population of 1,168. Garretson is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,221 in 2020.

The average household income in Garretson is $79,744 with a poverty rate of 2.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Garretson is 45.8 years, 41.2 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Garretson Demographics

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

  • White: 83.48%
  • Native American: 13.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
802.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.34% (-53)
The current population of Garretson, South Dakota is 1,168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,221.

Garretson, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,05183.48%
Native American16513.11%
Two or more races322.54%
Black or African American90.71%
Other race20.16%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Garretson Population by Race

Garretson Population Pyramid 2024

Garretson Median Age

45.8

Total

41.2

Male

47.2

Female

Garretson Adults

There are 974 adults, (282 of whom are seniors) in Garretson.

Garretson Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Garretson Sex Ratio

Female68854.65%
Male57145.35%

Garretson Population by Age

Garretson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5592.1664.235.8
Non Family2601.1554.645.4
Married2413.2172.627.4
Female552.3670.929.1
Male31.671000
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Garretson 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

Garretson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garretson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 83.33%.

Garretson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,607

Average Earnings

$49,620

Average Male

$39,950

Average Female

Garretson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garretson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Garretson Language

99.57% of Garretson residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Garretson Language

Garretson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White991333.33%
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2.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.8%

Male Poverty Rate

1.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garretson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garretson is White, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garretson is White, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.31%.

Garretson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
High School6.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%
Some College0.82%
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Garretson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Garretson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garretson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Garretson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Garretson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Garretson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Garretson Veterans by War

count

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Garretson Veterans by Age

count

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Garretson Veterans by Race

Garretson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garretson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Garretson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Garretson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Garretson 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

61.32%

Born in Garretson

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Garretson residents were born in the United States, with 61.32% 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 Latin America.

Garretson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,113-11-0.98%
20281,124-11-0.97%
20271,135-11-0.96%
20261,146-11-0.95%
20251,157-11-0.94%
20241,168-11-0.93%
20231,179-11-0.92%
20221,190-11-0.92%
20211,201-20-1.64%
20201,221685.9%
20191,153-5-0.43%
20181,158-22-1.86%
20171,180-12-1.01%
20161,192-3-0.25%
20151,195-7-0.58%
20141,202-9-0.74%
20131,21130.25%
20121,208252.11%
20111,183131.11%
20101,170
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Garretson Population by Year