Highmore, South Dakota Population 2020

685

Highmore is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 685, it is the 92nd largest city in South Dakota and the 11985th largest city in the United States. Highmore is currently declining at a rate of -2.28% annually and its population has decreased by -13.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 795 in 2010. Highmore reached it's highest population of 798 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Highmore has a population density of 363 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highmore is $62,409 with a poverty rate of 15.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $624 per month, and the median house value is $73,500. The median age in Highmore is 54.7 years, 50.6 years for males, and 57.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males.

Highmore Demographics

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

  • White: 85.21%
  • Native American: 13.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Highmore, South Dakota is 685, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 717.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 795.

Highmore, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68085.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native11113.91%
Two or More Races70.88%

Highmore Population Pyramid 2020

Highmore Median Age

54.7


Total

50.6


Male

57.7


Female

Highmore Adults

There are 658 adults, (251 of whom are seniors) in Highmore.

Highmore Age Dependency

96.1

Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Highmore Sex Ratio

Female

432

54.14%

Male

366

45.86%

Highmore Households and Families

Highmore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highmore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.9%11.1%
Married86.5%13.5%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Female58.6%41.4%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3692.0579.9
Married1852.4886.5
Non Family1371.0574.5
Female293.6658.6
Male182.7288.9

2.58

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highmore Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.51%
9th to 12th Grade193.03%
High School Graduate31950.88%
Some College9615.31%
Associates Degree6310.05%
Bachelors Degree8914.19%
Graduate Degree193.03%

Highmore Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56453782
Native American594926
Multiple Races4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 44.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,384$49,688$26,250
Less Than High School$15,313$15,938$
High School Grad$26,042$41,389$16,875
Some College$36,250$46,250$31,786
Bachelors Degree$52,250$53,029$36,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,384

Average Earnings

$49,688

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Highmore Language

Highmore Language by Age

Highmore Language

99.45% of Highmore residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Highmore Poverty

Highmore Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1116255.86%
White639528.14%

15.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.66%

Male Poverty Rate

20.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highmore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highmore is Native, with 55.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highmore is White, with 8.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.72%
High School13.53%
Some College4.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.95%
Male Employed0.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highmore Income

Highmore Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,464$62,409
Families$57,679$70,004
Married Families$58,482-
Non Families$43,906$47,282

Highmore Marital Status

Highmore Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Highmore Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Highmore Marital Status by Race

Highmore Veterans

37

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War4
Korea3
World War II2

$Highmore Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highmore Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Highmore Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.94%

Born in South Dakota

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.37% of Highmore residents were born in the United States, with 77.94% having been born in South Dakota. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020685-16-2.28%
2019701-16-2.23%
2018717-12-1.65%
2017729-16-2.15%
2016745-30-3.87%
2015775-4-0.51%
201477970.91%
2013772-26-3.26%
2012798162.05%
2011782-14-1.76%
20107960.00%