Harrisburg, South Dakota Population 2024

10,051

Harrisburg is a city located in Lincoln County South Dakota. Harrisburg has a 2024 population of 10,051. Harrisburg is currently growing at a rate of 8.65% annually and its population has increased by 46.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,847 in 2020.

The average household income in Harrisburg is $104,568 with a poverty rate of 2.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harrisburg is 30.8 years, 32 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Harrisburg Demographics

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

  • White: 93.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.81%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,744.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
46.79% (3,204)
The current population of Harrisburg, South Dakota is 10,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,847.

Harrisburg, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,69993.6%
Two or more races3444.81%
Asian1051.47%
Native American90.13%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Harrisburg Population by Race

Harrisburg Population Pyramid 2024

Harrisburg Median Age

30.8

Total

32

Male

30.1

Female

Harrisburg Adults

There are 4,778 adults, (265 of whom are seniors) in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

5.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisburg Sex Ratio

Female3,53449.38%
Male3,62350.62%

Harrisburg Population by Age

Harrisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6422.7185.114.9
Married1,7733.0894.55.5
Non Family4791.3163.536.5
Female2752.7374.525.5
Male1152.7756.543.5
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harrisburg 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

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrisburg 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,362

Average Earnings

$60,750

Average Male

$37,385

Average Female

Harrisburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrisburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harrisburg Language

96.59% of Harrisburg residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Harrisburg Language

Harrisburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6991612.4%
Multiple34410.29%
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2.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.26%

Male Poverty Rate

2.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is White, with 2.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is Multiple, with 0.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.4%.

Harrisburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College3.9%
Bachelors or Greater0.97%
High School0.09%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed1.63%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrisburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harrisburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.8%

Male Marriage Rate

65.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrisburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harrisburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harrisburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harrisburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

421

Number of Veterans

389

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Harrisburg Veterans by War

count

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Harrisburg Veterans by Age

count

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Harrisburg Veterans by Race

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

88.5%

Labor Force Participation

87.7%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Harrisburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harrisburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harrisburg 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

68.38%

Born in Harrisburg

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Harrisburg residents were born in the United States, with 68.38% having been born in South Dakota. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harrisburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,0518006.04%
202813,2518006.43%
202712,4518006.87%
202611,6518007.37%
202510,8518007.96%
202410,0518008.65%
20239,2518009.47%
20228,45180010.46%
20217,65180411.74%
20206,8471331.98%
20196,7141942.98%
20186,5205559.3%
20175,9652283.97%
20165,7372474.5%
20155,4903737.29%
20145,1173336.96%
20134,7841874.07%
20124,5971473.3%
20114,4502666.36%
20104,184
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Harrisburg Population by Year