Lemmon, South Dakota Population 2021

1,140
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Lemmon is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,140, it is the 56th largest city in South Dakota and the 9794th largest city in the United States. Lemmon is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -7.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,227 in 2010. Lemmon reached it's highest population of 1,249 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Lemmon has a population density of 1,101 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lemmon is $57,995 with a poverty rate of 15.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $586 per month, and the median house value is $66,700. The median age in Lemmon is 52.6 years, 51.9 years for males, and 52.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males.

Lemmon Demographics

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

  • White: 93.06%
  • Native American: 5.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemmon, South Dakota is 1,140, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,191.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,227.

Lemmon, South Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,15393.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native695.57%
Two or More Races131.05%
Some Other Race40.32%
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Lemmon Population by Race

Lemmon Population Pyramid 2021

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Lemmon Median Age

52.6


Total

51.9


Male

52.8


Female

Lemmon Adults

There are 1,066 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Lemmon.

Lemmon Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemmon Sex Ratio

Female

636

51.33%

Male

603

48.67%

Lemmon Population by Age

Lemmon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lemmon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male76.9%23.1%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female51.9%48.1%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lemmon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5711.9869.2
Married2882.5284
Non Family2431.1953.1
Female273.3351.9
Male131.8576.9

2.53

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

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Lemmon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade333.60%
9th to 12th Grade677.31%
High School Graduate35939.19%
Some College15316.70%
Associates Degree15617.03%
Bachelors Degree10411.35%
Graduate Degree444.80%
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Lemmon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White863792148
Native American3610
Multiple Races1312
Hispanic66
Other Race42

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.15%.

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,468$34,000$25,833
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$26,579$28,750$21,389
Some College$27,286$34,583$26,369
Bachelors Degree$63,333$65,000$40,000
Graduate Degree$43,750$60,469$42,813

$28,468

Average Earnings

$34,000

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Lemmon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemmon Language by Age

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Lemmon Language

97.21% of Lemmon residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Lemmon Language

Lemmon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,10317916.23%
Other44100.00%

15.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemmon

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemmon is White, with 16.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

Lemmon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.78%
High School18.13%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Lemmon Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed92.11%
Female Employed17.63%
Male Employed4.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lemmon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemmon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,964$57,995
Families$61,500$72,297
Married Families$65,250-
Non Families$24,813$38,216
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Income by Household Type

Lemmon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemmon Married by Age and Sex

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Lemmon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lemmon Marital Status by Race

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Lemmon Marital Status

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128

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
World War II19
Korea18
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War5

Lemmon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+68
55 to 6429
65 to 7422
35 to 549
18 to 34

Lemmon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10910.76%
Indian1952.78%

Lemmon Veterans by Race

Lemmon Veterans by Education

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4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemmon Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lemmon Employment by Age

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Lemmon Employment by Race

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Lemmon 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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39.87%

Born in South Dakota

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Lemmon residents were born in the United States, with 39.87% having been born in South Dakota. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lemmon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,140-17-1.47%
20201,157-17-1.45%
20191,174-17-1.43%
20181,191-23-1.89%
20171,214-2-0.16%
20161,216-8-0.65%
20151,224-18-1.45%
20141,242-3-0.24%
20131,245-4-0.32%
20121,24950.40%
20111,244110.89%
20101,2330.00%

Lemmon Population by Year