Lead, South Dakota Population 2022

2,859
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Lead is a city located in Lawrence County South Dakota. Lead has a 2020 population of 2,859. Lead is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -8.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,130 in 2010.

The average household income in Lead is $55,321 with a poverty rate of 16.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $123,200. The median age in Lead is 46.5 years, 44.4 years for males, and 55.2 years for females.

Lead Demographics

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

  • White: 94.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
The current population of Lead, South Dakota is 2,859 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,859.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,130.

Lead, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81594.30%
Two or More Races1013.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.74%
Asian190.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.47%
Some Other Race110.37%
Black or African American30.10%
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Lead Population by Race

Lead Population Pyramid $2022

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Lead Median Age

46.5


Total

44.4


Male

55.2


Female

Lead Adults

There are 2,384 adults, (650 of whom are seniors) in Lead.

Lead Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lead Sex Ratio

Female

1,502

50.32%

Male

1,483

49.68%

Lead Population by Age

Lead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.2%54.8%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
All62.5%37.5%
Married78.4%21.6%
Male100%0%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4102.1162.5
Non Family7271.350.5
Married5962.9878.4
Female732.8645.2
Male142.86100

2.97

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Lead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade612.73%
9th to 12th Grade1526.80%
High School Graduate79635.60%
Some College53223.79%
Associates Degree1787.96%
Bachelors Degree45020.13%
Graduate Degree673.00%
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Lead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lead Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1571,953498
2+ Races2819
Islander2222
Hispanic1919
Asian191919
Native American1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,487$36,750$26,792
Less Than 9th Grade$15,648$$16,528
High School Graduate$37,236$60,104$31,103
Some College$26,333$25,858$27,171
Bachelors Degree$31,500$41,250$30,526
Graduate Degree$70,917$$

$29,487

Average Earnings

$36,750

Average Male

$26,792

Average Female

Lead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lead Language by Age

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Lead Language

99.34% of Lead residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Lead Language

Lead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,81536913.11%
Multiple977880.41%
Hispanic624369.35%
Islander2222100.00%
Asian1919100.00%
Other11NaN%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lead is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lead is Hispanic, with 69.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.71%.

Lead Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.25%
Less Than 9th Grade23.00%
Some College9.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.77%

Lead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed18.83%
Male Employed2.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$55,321
Families$62,482$73,375
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$34,892$38,360
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Income by Household Type

Lead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lead Married by Age and Sex

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Lead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lead Marital Status by Race

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Lead Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam132
First Gulf War109
Second Gulf War49
Korea16
World War II

Lead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74132
35 to 54109
75+16
55 to 6413
18 to 34

Lead Veterans by Age

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Lead Veterans by Race

Lead Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lead Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lead Employment by Age

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Lead Employment by Race

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Lead 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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50.45%

Born in Lead

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.60% of Lead residents were born in the United States, with 50.45% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lead Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,859-28-0.97%
20212,887-28-0.96%
20202,915-28-0.95%
20192,943-28-0.94%
20182,971-35-1.16%
20173,00650.17%
20163,001130.44%
20152,988-42-1.39%
20143,030-71-2.29%
20133,101160.52%
20123,085-21-0.68%
20113,106-24-0.77%
20103,1301030.34%
20003,027-605-1.81%
19903,632-698-1.74%
19804,330-1,090-2.22%
19705,420-791-1.35%
19606,211-211-0.33%
19506,422-1,098-1.57%
19407,5201,7872.75%
19305,7337201.35%
19205,013-3,379-5.02%
19108,3922,1823.06%
19006,2103,6299.18%
18902,5810.00%

Lead Population by Year