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.