Jefferson, South Dakota Population 2022

461
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Jefferson is a city located in Union County South Dakota. Jefferson has a 2020 population of 461. Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -1.50% annually and its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 475 in 2010.

The average household income in Jefferson is $63,369 with a poverty rate of 12.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $428 per month, and the median house value is $140,600. The median age in Jefferson is 38.1 years, 37.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Jefferson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jeffersonwas:

  • White: 87.00%
  • Two or more races: 7.83%
  • Native American: 3.84%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jefferson, South Dakota is 461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 475.

Jefferson, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58987.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native263.84%
Some Other Race91.33%
Two or More Races537.83%
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Jefferson Population by Race

Jefferson Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson Median Age

33.1


Total

30.6


Male

39.3


Female

Jefferson Adults

There are 503 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson.

Jefferson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

339

50.07%

Male

338

49.93%

Jefferson Population by Age

Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.6%6.4%
All84.4%15.6%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female68.3%31.7%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3152.1584.4
Married1572.4593.6
Male103.8100
Female412.9868.3
Non Family1071.2475.7

2.62

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade132.92%
9th to 12th Grade173.82%
High School Graduate14432.36%
Some College12528.09%
Associates Degree7216.18%
Bachelors Degree6013.48%
Graduate Degree143.15%
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Jefferson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race966
2+ Races424220
White37535448
Native American1711
Hispanic2213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 66.67%.

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,893$52,981$30,781
Less Than 9th Grade$43,750$$
High School Graduate$50,833$$
Some College$31,161$41,667$30,762
Bachelors Degree$38,571$38,813$34,583
Graduate Degree$41,250$$39,688

$35,893

Average Earnings

$52,981

Average Male

$30,781

Average Female

Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Language by Age

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Jefferson Language

94.70% of Jefferson residents speak only English, while 5.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.

Jefferson Language

Jefferson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5837112.18%
OtherNaN%
Multiple531120.75%

12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.96%

Male Poverty Rate

21.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is White, with 12.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is Multiple, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.77%.

Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.33%
High School6.94%
Some College2.54%
Bachelors or Greater6.76%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed26.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,313$68,089
Families$65,000$71,969
Married Families$68,844-
Non Families$43,625$60,547
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson 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 55-64.

Jefferson Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War8
Vietnam33
Korea
World War II

Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5413
55 to 642
65 to 7431
75+3

Jefferson Veterans by Age

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Jefferson Veterans by Race

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Employment by Age

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Jefferson Employment by Race

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Jefferson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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20.38%

Born in Jefferson

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.05% of Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 20.38% having been born in South Dakota. 2.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105470.00%
2011540-7-1.28%
2012533-7-1.30%
2013526-7-1.31%
2014519-7-1.33%
2015512-7-1.35%
2016505-7-1.37%
2017498-7-1.39%
2018491-7-1.41%
2019484-7-1.43%
2020475-9-1.86%
2021468-7-1.47%
2022461-7-1.50%

Jefferson Population by Year