Lead, South Dakota Population 2020

2,977

Lead is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,977, it is the 25th largest city in South Dakota and the 6262nd largest city in the United States. Lead is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,124 in 2010. Lead reached it's highest population of 8,392 in 1910. Spanning over 2 miles, Lead has a population density of 1,446 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lead is $56,993 with a poverty rate of 15.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $749 per month, and the median house value is $118,800. The median age in Lead is 46.6 years, 45.3 years for males, and 51.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.5 males.

Lead Demographics

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

  • White: 90.86%
  • Two or more races: 4.47%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
The current population of Lead, South Dakota is 2,977, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,977.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,124.

Lead, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,72490.86%
Two or More Races1344.47%
Asian602.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native431.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.60%
Some Other Race170.57%
Black or African American20.07%

Lead Population Pyramid 2020

Lead Median Age

46.6


Total

45.3


Male

51.4


Female

Lead Adults

There are 2,413 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Lead.

Lead Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lead Sex Ratio

Female

1,466

48.90%

Male

1,532

51.10%

Lead Households and Families

Lead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.5%22.5%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female50.7%49.3%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3972.1465.7
Married6932.8377.5
Non Family5951.351.6
Female712.5650.7
Male381.79100

2.76

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lead Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade642.84%
9th to 12th Grade1838.13%
High School Graduate73232.53%
Some College53523.78%
Associates Degree1526.76%
Bachelors Degree49321.91%
Graduate Degree914.04%

Lead Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0871,857524
Asian606060
Multiple Races4528
Native American4040
Hispanic2828
Islander1818

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,269$39,219$29,347
Less Than High School$15,602$$16,893
High School Grad$35,873$57,292$30,438
Some College$26,088$19,944$27,438
Bachelors Degree$40,000$49,464$37,589
Graduate Degree$48,869$$

$31,269

Average Earnings

$39,219

Average Male

$29,347

Average Female

Lead Language

Lead Language by Age

Lead Language

97.57% of Lead residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Lead Poverty

Lead Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,72132111.80%
Multiple13110378.63%
Hispanic825465.85%
Asian601830.00%
Islander1818100.00%
Other1717100.00%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lead

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lead is White, with 11.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.41%
High School17.76%
Some College9.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.29%
Male Employed2.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lead Income

Lead Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,229$56,993
Families$62,281$72,115
Married Families$71,597-
Non Families$30,669$36,612

Lead Marital Status

Lead Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lead Married by Age and Sex

Lead 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 35-44.

Lead Marital Status by Race

Lead Veterans

300

Number of Veterans

279

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War148
Vietnam119
Second Gulf War96
World War II
Korea

$Lead Veterans by Education

5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lead Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lead 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

46.83%

Born in South Dakota

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Lead residents were born in the United States, with 46.83% having been born in South Dakota. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,9770.00%
20192,9770.00%
20182,977-23-0.77%
20173,0000.00%
20163,00090.30%
20152,991-41-1.35%
20143,032-72-2.32%
20133,104170.55%
20123,087-19-0.61%
20113,106-25-0.80%
20103,1311040.34%
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%