Lake Preston, South Dakota Population 2024

623

Lake Preston is a city located in Kingsbury County South Dakota. Lake Preston has a 2024 population of 623. Lake Preston is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 589 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Preston is $72,305 with a poverty rate of 12.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Preston is 46.2 years, 43.3 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Lake Preston Demographics

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

  • White: 79.93%
  • Two or more races: 16.97%
  • Native American: 2.37%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
820.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.77% (34)
The current population of Lake Preston, South Dakota is 623 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 589.

Lake Preston, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43879.93%
Two or more races9316.97%
Native American132.37%
Asian40.73%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lake Preston Population by Race

Lake Preston Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Preston Median Age

46.2

Total

43.3

Male

47.1

Female

Lake Preston Adults

There are 460 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Lake Preston.

Lake Preston Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Preston Sex Ratio

Female28151.28%
Male26748.72%

Lake Preston Population by Age

Lake Preston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2452.2466.133.9
Non Family1231.1842.357.7
Married1112.6898.21.8
Male102.60100
Female1791000

3.3

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Preston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade184.26%
9th to 12th Grade5011.82%
High School Graduate16238.3%
Some College7417.49%
Associates Degree5312.53%
Bachelors Degree5112.06%
Graduate Degree153.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Preston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Preston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White35933757
2+ Races5155
Hispanic20145
Asian444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lake Preston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,821$46,667$38,636
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,000$56,429$27,273
Some College$39,881$0$41,250
Bachelors Degree$52,500$0$55,000
Graduate Degree$59,167$0$0

$39,821

Average Earnings

$46,667

Average Male

$38,636

Average Female

Lake Preston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Preston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Preston Language

94.81% of Lake Preston residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.82% of the population.

Lake Preston Language

Lake Preston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4075112.53%
Multiple931516.13%
Hispanic7568%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.24%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Preston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Preston is Multiple, with 16.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Preston is Hispanic, with 8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.28%.

Lake Preston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.59%
High School17.28%
Bachelors or Greater6.06%
Some College5.51%

Lake Preston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.71%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Preston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Preston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,766$72,305
Families$83,571$95,193
Married Families$92,813$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,729$49,604

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Preston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Preston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Preston 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 45-54.

Lake Preston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Preston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II0

Lake Preston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6412
65 to 749
75+6
18 to 344
35 to 542

Lake Preston Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White338.42%

Lake Preston Veterans by Race

Lake Preston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Preston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Preston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Preston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Preston 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

58.94%

Born in Lake Preston

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Lake Preston residents were born in the United States, with 58.94% having been born in South Dakota. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Preston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202966581.22%
202865791.39%
202764881.25%
202664091.43%
202563181.28%
202462391.47%
202361481.32%
2022606213.59%
2021585-4-0.68%
2020589397.09%
2019550-2-0.36%
2018552-2-0.36%
2017554-6-1.07%
2016560-1-0.18%
2015561-17-2.94%
2014578-4-0.69%
2013582-22-3.64%
201260461%
201159810.17%
201059700%

Lake Preston Population by Year