Highmore, South Dakota Population 2024

600

Highmore is a city located in Hyde County South Dakota. Highmore has a 2024 population of 600. It is also the county seat of Hyde County.Highmore is currently declining at a rate of -2.6% annually and its population has decreased by -10.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 670 in 2020.

The average household income in Highmore is $78,263 with a poverty rate of 7.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Highmore is 48.5 years, 44.3 years for males, and 57.1 years for females.

Highmore Demographics

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

  • White: 98.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
318.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.45% (-70)
The current population of Highmore, South Dakota is 600 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 670.

Highmore, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White75398.56%
Two or more races111.44%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Highmore Population by Race

Highmore Population Pyramid 2024

Highmore Median Age

48.5

Total

44.3

Male

57.1

Female

Highmore Adults

There are 594 adults, (211 of whom are seniors) in Highmore.

Highmore Age Dependency

99.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Highmore Sex Ratio

Female38750.65%
Male37749.35%

Highmore Population by Age

Highmore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3172.2785.214.8
Married1952.7385.114.9
Non Family1001.248911
Male1121000
Female113.8236.463.6
showing: 5 rows

2.71

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Highmore 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

Highmore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highmore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.99%.

Highmore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,043

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$44,821

Average Female

Highmore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highmore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Highmore Language

99.42% of Highmore residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Highmore Language

Highmore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White705446.24%
Hispanic77100%
showing: 2 rows

7.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highmore

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highmore is White, with 6.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.34%.

Highmore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
High School8.54%
Some College3.83%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Highmore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.9%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed6.21%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Highmore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highmore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Highmore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Highmore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Highmore 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.

Highmore Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Highmore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Highmore Veterans by War

count

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Highmore Veterans by Age

count

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Highmore Veterans by Race

Highmore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highmore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Highmore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Highmore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Highmore 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

79.32%

Born in Highmore

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Highmore residents were born in the United States, with 79.32% 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 Europe.

Highmore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029520-16-2.99%
2028536-16-2.9%
2027552-16-2.82%
2026568-16-2.74%
2025584-16-2.67%
2024600-16-2.6%
2023616-16-2.53%
2022632-16-2.47%
2021648-22-3.28%
2020670-52-7.2%
2019722162.27%
2018706-19-2.62%
2017725-18-2.42%
2016743-31-4.01%
2015774-4-0.51%
201477870.91%
2013771-28-3.5%
2012799162.04%
2011783-13-1.63%
2010796
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Highmore Population by Year