Hermosa, South Dakota Population 2024

371

Hermosa is a city located in Custer County, Oglala Lakota County, and Pennington County South Dakota. Hermosa has a 2024 population of 371. Hermosa is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 378 in 2020.

The average household income in Hermosa is $73,962 with a poverty rate of 15.56%. The median age in Hermosa is 45.3 years: 49.5 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Hermosa Demographics

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

  • White: 75%
  • Two or more races: 18.06%
  • Native American: 5%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
473.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.85% (-7)
The current population of Hermosa, South Dakota is 371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 378.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27075%
Two or more races6518.06%
Native American185%
Asian61.67%
Other race10.28%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hermosa Population by Race

Hermosa Population Pyramid 2024

Hermosa Median Age

45.3

Total

49.5

Male

37.5

Female

Hermosa Adults

There are 276 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Hermosa.

Hermosa Age Dependency

85.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hermosa Sex Ratio

Female18050%
Male18050%

Hermosa Population by Age

Hermosa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1622.227921
Married712.195.84.2
Non Family531.0660.439.6
Female314.2367.732.3
Male73.431000

2.54

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hermosa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade145.17%
Associates Degree4115.13%
Bachelors Degree248.86%
Graduate Degree72.58%
High School Graduate11743.17%
Less Than 9th Grade124.43%
Some College5620.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hermosa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hermosa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20619225
2+ Races46460
Hispanic33330
Native American1200
Asian666
Other Race110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Hermosa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$97,917$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,917$26,875$53,309
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$28,393$26,827$35,250
Some College$28,281$24,226$34,545

$28,393

Average Earnings

$26,827

Average Male

$35,250

Average Female

Hermosa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hermosa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hermosa Language

89.86% of Hermosa residents speak only English, while 10.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.41% of the population.

Hermosa Language

Hermosa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2703111.48%
Native181266.67%
Multiple651218.46%
Other11100%

15.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.11%

Male Poverty Rate

15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hermosa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hermosa is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hermosa is White, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.25%.

Hermosa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
High School13.68%
Some College6.19%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Hermosa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.13%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed4.49%
Female Unemployed0%

Hermosa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hermosa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,679$86,956
Households$51,563$73,962
Married Families$79,464$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,750$40,389

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hermosa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hermosa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hermosa 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 45-54.

Hermosa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hermosa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War10
Vietnam9
Korea1
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Hermosa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5410
65 to 746
75+4
55 to 643
18 to 340

Hermosa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2210.43%
Other Race1100%

Hermosa Veterans by Race

Hermosa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hermosa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hermosa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hermosa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hermosa 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

52.5%

Born in Hermosa

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Hermosa residents were born in the United States, with 52.5% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hermosa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029362-2-0.55%
2028364-2-0.55%
2027366-1-0.27%
2026367-2-0.54%
2025369-2-0.54%
2024371-2-0.54%
2023373-6-1.58%
202237920.53%
2021377-1-0.26%
2020378-35-8.47%
201941340.98%
201840951.24%
201740492.28%
2016395-1-0.25%
2015396-3-0.75%
2014399-7-1.72%
2013406102.53%
2012396-5-1.25%
201140130.75%
201039800%

Hermosa Population by Year