Lake Preston, South Dakota Population 2020

546

Lake Preston is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 546, it is the 113th largest city in South Dakota and the 12934th largest city in the United States. Lake Preston is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -8.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 599 in 2010. Lake Preston reached it's highest population of 606 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Lake Preston has a population density of 719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Preston is $51,095 with a poverty rate of 7.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $428 per month, and the median house value is $71,900. The median age in Lake Preston is 52.2 years, 52.5 years for males, and 50.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.3 males.

Lake Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 99.01%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Preston, South Dakota is 546, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 556.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 599.

Lake Preston, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49999.01%
Some Other Race50.99%

Lake Preston Population Pyramid 2020

Lake Preston Median Age

52.2


Total

52.5


Male

50.8


Female

Lake Preston Adults

There are 407 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Lake Preston.

Lake Preston Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Preston Sex Ratio

Female

233

46.23%

Male

271

53.77%

Lake Preston Households and Families

Lake Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Preston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Female71.4%28.6%
All66.9%33.1%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family46.8%53.2%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2721.8566.9
Non Family1241.146.8
Married1242.6287.9
Male171.5958.8
Female72.2971.4

2.49

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Preston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade153.81%
9th to 12th Grade225.58%
High School Graduate16341.37%
Some College9724.62%
Associates Degree338.38%
Bachelors Degree4411.17%
Graduate Degree205.08%

Lake Preston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37934264
Hispanic1515
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,375$42,292$29,688
Less Than High School$31,250$31,875$
High School Grad$47,500$53,333$24,167
Some College$32,891$34,625$30,357
Bachelors Degree$38,125$$39,375
Graduate Degree$42,500$$

$34,375

Average Earnings

$42,292

Average Male

$29,688

Average Female

Lake Preston Language

Lake Preston Language by Age

Lake Preston Language

96.42% of Lake Preston residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Lake Preston Poverty

Lake Preston Poverty by Race

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.27%

Male Poverty Rate

9.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Preston is White, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Preston is White, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.43%
High School6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%
Some College3.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed2.53%
Female Employed0.00%

Lake Preston Income

Lake Preston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,000$51,095
Families$59,722$64,922
Married Families$60,833-
Non Families$33,500$34,592

Lake Preston Marital Status

Lake Preston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Preston Married by Age and Sex

Lake Preston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake Preston Marital Status by Race

Lake Preston Veterans

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea8
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+10
65 to 7410
35 to 5410
55 to 646
18 to 34

$Lake Preston Veterans by Education

22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Preston Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Preston 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

85.32%

Born in South Dakota

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.61% of Lake Preston residents were born in the United States, with 85.32% having been born in South Dakota. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020546-5-0.91%
2019551-5-0.90%
2018556-1-0.18%
2017557-5-0.89%
20165620.00%
2015562-17-2.94%
2014579-3-0.52%
2013582-24-3.96%
201260671.17%
201159920.34%
20105970.00%