Lemmon, South Dakota Population 2020

1,189

Lemmon is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,189, it is the 56th largest city in South Dakota and the 9621st largest city in the United States. Lemmon is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -3.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,227 in 2010. Lemmon reached it's highest population of 1,240 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Lemmon has a population density of 1,148 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lemmon is $55,443 with a poverty rate of 20.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $66,000. The median age in Lemmon is 49.6 years, 51.9 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Lemmon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.15%
  • Native American: 3.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemmon, South Dakota is 1,189, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19194.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native463.64%
Two or More Races231.82%
Some Other Race50.40%

Lemmon Population Pyramid 2020

Lemmon Median Age

49.6


Total

51.9


Male

47.5


Female

Lemmon Adults

There are 1,071 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Lemmon.

Lemmon Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemmon Sex Ratio

Female

692

54.70%

Male

573

45.30%

Lemmon Households and Families

Lemmon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lemmon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male85%15%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female30.6%69.4%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5921.9567.7
Married2732.5286.1
Non Family2501.1853.6
Female492.6530.6
Male202.185

2.46

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lemmon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade424.67%
9th to 12th Grade434.78%
High School Graduate32936.56%
Some College18620.67%
Associates Degree14215.78%
Bachelors Degree10611.78%
Graduate Degree525.78%

Lemmon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White858782158
Native American2116
Hispanic2121
Multiple Races1615
Other Race52

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 18.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,250$34,444$25,353
Less Than High School$8,472$9,306$2,500
High School Grad$26,250$27,083$24,167
Some College$26,838$40,000$25,185
Bachelors Degree$56,563$62,188$46,250
Graduate Degree$60,156$61,563$42,917

$27,250

Average Earnings

$34,444

Average Male

$25,353

Average Female

Lemmon Language

Lemmon Language by Age

Lemmon Language

96.30% of Lemmon residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Lemmon Poverty

Lemmon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,14522819.91%
Native432148.84%
Other55100.00%

20.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

23.46%

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 19.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.33%
High School16.72%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed90.24%
Female Employed21.57%
Male Employed8.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lemmon Income

Lemmon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$55,443
Families$63,833$69,332
Married Families$66,442-
Non Families$24,891$35,774

Lemmon Marital Status

Lemmon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemmon Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Lemmon Marital Status by Race

Lemmon Veterans

121

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War20
Korea17
World War II8
Second Gulf War8

$Lemmon Veterans by Education

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemmon Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lemmon 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

38.42%

Born in South Dakota

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.34% of Lemmon residents were born in the United States, with 38.42% having been born in South Dakota. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,189-1-0.08%
20191,190-1-0.08%
20181,191-13-1.08%
20171,204-1-0.08%
20161,205-9-0.74%
20151,214-19-1.54%
20141,233-3-0.24%
20131,236-4-0.32%
20121,24040.32%
20111,236110.90%
20101,2250.00%