Hot Springs, South Dakota Population 2024

3,774

Hot Springs is a city located in Fall River County South Dakota. Hot Springs has a 2024 population of 3,774. It is also the county seat of Fall River County.Hot Springs is currently growing at a rate of 2.5% annually and its population has increased by 11.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,391 in 2020.

The average household income in Hot Springs is $62,744 with a poverty rate of 27.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hot Springs is 56.3 years, 51.7 years for males, and 59.4 years for females.

Hot Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 82.14%
  • Native American: 12.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
869.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.29% (383)
The current population of Hot Springs, South Dakota is 3,774 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,391.

Hot Springs, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,84682.14%
Native American43712.61%
Two or more races812.34%
Asian702.02%
Other race310.89%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hot Springs Population by Race

Hot Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Hot Springs Median Age

56.3

Total

51.7

Male

59.4

Female

Hot Springs Adults

There are 3,032 adults, (1,177 of whom are seniors) in Hot Springs.

Hot Springs Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hot Springs Sex Ratio

Female1,73850.16%
Male1,72749.84%

Hot Springs Population by Age

Hot Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6971.8863.836.2
Non Family8481.0941.358.7
Married4462.4796.23.8
Female3192.956931
Male842.81000
showing: 5 rows

2.58

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hot Springs 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

Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 49.18%.

Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,455

Average Earnings

$40,153

Average Male

$19,158

Average Female

Hot Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hot Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hot Springs Language

96.42% of Hot Springs residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Hot Springs Language

Hot Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,62549318.78%
Native42636084.51%
Hispanic613049.18%
Multiple732027.4%
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27.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.68%

Male Poverty Rate

27.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hot Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is Native, with 84.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is White, with 18.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.53%.

Hot Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.3%
High School26.66%
Some College19.82%
Bachelors or Greater8.37%
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Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed24.19%
Male Employed14.31%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hot Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hot Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hot Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hot Springs 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 35-44.

Hot Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hot Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

550

Number of Veterans

399

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

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Hot Springs Veterans by War

count

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Hot Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Hot Springs Veterans by Race

Hot Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hot Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hot Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hot Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hot Springs 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

49.32%

Born in Hot Springs

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Hot Springs residents were born in the United States, with 49.32% having been born in South Dakota. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hot Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,234922.22%
20284,142922.27%
20274,050922.32%
20263,958922.38%
20253,866922.44%
20243,774922.5%
20233,682922.56%
20223,590922.63%
20213,4981073.16%
20203,391-96-2.75%
20193,487-25-0.71%
20183,512190.54%
20173,493-31-0.88%
20163,524-18-0.51%
20153,542-39-1.09%
20143,581320.9%
20133,549-93-2.55%
20123,642-1-0.03%
20113,643-97-2.59%
20103,740-389-9.42%
20004,129-196-4.53%
19904,325-417-8.79%
19804,7423086.95%
19704,434-509-10.3%
19604,943-87-1.73%
19505,03094723.19%
19404,0831,17540.41%
19302,908
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Hot Springs Population by Year