Lemmon, South Dakota Population 2024

1,128

Lemmon is a city located in Perkins County South Dakota. Lemmon has a 2024 population of 1,128. Lemmon is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,161 in 2020.

The average household income in Lemmon is $56,463 with a poverty rate of 25.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lemmon is 51 years, 51.2 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Lemmon Demographics

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

  • White: 92.93%
  • Native American: 5.1%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,089.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.84% (-33)
The current population of Lemmon, South Dakota is 1,128 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,161.

Lemmon, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,03992.93%
Native American575.1%
Two or more races131.16%
Other race90.81%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lemmon Population by Race

Lemmon Population Pyramid 2024

Lemmon Median Age

51

Total

51.2

Male

49.7

Female

Lemmon Adults

There are 926 adults, (360 of whom are seniors) in Lemmon.

Lemmon Age Dependency

97.5

Age Dependency Ratio

63.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemmon Sex Ratio

Female58752.5%
Male53147.5%

Lemmon Population by Age

Lemmon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4882.173.626.4
Non Family2231.1555.244.8
Married1842.8393.56.5
Female613.257723
Male202.658515
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lemmon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.47%.

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,935

Average Earnings

$29,554

Average Male

$28,269

Average Female

Lemmon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemmon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lemmon Language

99.54% of Lemmon residents speak only English, while 0.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Lemmon Language

Lemmon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White99023623.84%
Native552850.91%
Multiple131076.92%
Other9444.44%
Hispanic7228.57%
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25.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.46%

Male Poverty Rate

31.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemmon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemmon is Multiple, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemmon is White, with 23.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.02%.

Lemmon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School25.42%
Bachelors or Greater16.22%
Some College10.55%
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Lemmon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed94.12%
Female Employed30.18%
Male Employed9.45%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lemmon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemmon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lemmon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemmon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lemmon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lemmon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lemmon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lemmon Veterans by War

count

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Lemmon Veterans by Age

count

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Lemmon Veterans by Race

Lemmon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemmon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lemmon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lemmon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lemmon 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

38.73%

Born in Lemmon

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Lemmon residents were born in the United States, with 38.73% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lemmon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,088-8-0.73%
20281,096-8-0.72%
20271,104-8-0.72%
20261,112-8-0.71%
20251,120-8-0.71%
20241,128-8-0.7%
20231,136-8-0.7%
20221,144-8-0.69%
20211,152-9-0.78%
20201,16110.09%
20191,160-28-2.36%
20181,188-26-2.14%
20171,21410.08%
20161,213-11-0.9%
20151,224-18-1.45%
20141,242-2-0.16%
20131,244-4-0.32%
20121,24840.32%
20111,244110.89%
20101,233
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Lemmon Population by Year