Gettysburg, South Dakota Population 2024

1,054

Gettysburg is a city located in Potter County South Dakota. Gettysburg has a 2024 population of 1,054. It is also the county seat of Potter County.Gettysburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.4% annually and its population has decreased by -4.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,106 in 2020.

The average household income in Gettysburg is $77,980 with a poverty rate of 8.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gettysburg is 43.3 years, 43.2 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Gettysburg Demographics

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

  • White: 85.63%
  • Two or more races: 7.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Other race: 1.6%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
548.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.7% (-52)
The current population of Gettysburg, South Dakota is 1,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,106.

Gettysburg, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,23385.63%
Two or more races1047.22%
Black or African American392.71%
Other race231.6%
Asian211.46%
Native American201.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gettysburg Population by Race

Gettysburg Population Pyramid 2024

Gettysburg Median Age

43.3

Total

43.2

Male

44.4

Female

Gettysburg Adults

There are 1,098 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Age Dependency

89.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gettysburg Sex Ratio

Female76453.06%
Male67646.94%

Gettysburg Population by Age

Gettysburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5682.467921
Married3123.278.821.2
Non Family2231.1176.223.8
Male192.631000
Female147.071000
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gettysburg 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

Gettysburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gettysburg 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Gettysburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,007

Average Earnings

$47,222

Average Male

$24,925

Average Female

Gettysburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gettysburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gettysburg Language

98.31% of Gettysburg residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Gettysburg Language

Gettysburg Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,188564.71%
Multiple1044644.23%
Native201470%
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8.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

3.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gettysburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gettysburg is Native, with 70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gettysburg is White, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.69%.

Gettysburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College11.15%
High School4.07%
Bachelors or Greater
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Gettysburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.77%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed1.09%
Female Unemployed
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Gettysburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gettysburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gettysburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gettysburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gettysburg 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 35-44.

Gettysburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gettysburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gettysburg Veterans by War

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Gettysburg Veterans by Age

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Gettysburg Veterans by Race

Gettysburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gettysburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gettysburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gettysburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gettysburg 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

78.75%

Born in Gettysburg

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Gettysburg residents were born in the United States, with 78.75% having been born in South Dakota. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gettysburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029979-15-1.51%
2028994-15-1.49%
20271,009-15-1.46%
20261,024-15-1.44%
20251,039-15-1.42%
20241,054-15-1.4%
20231,069-15-1.38%
20221,084-15-1.36%
20211,099-7-0.63%
20201,106272.5%
20191,079-28-2.53%
20181,107-8-0.72%
20171,115-22-1.93%
20161,137-18-1.56%
20151,155-7-0.6%
20141,162-24-2.02%
20131,186100.85%
20121,176-18-1.51%
20111,19480.67%
20101,186
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Gettysburg Population by Year