Letcher, South Dakota Population 2022

161
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Letcher is a city located in Sanborn County South Dakota. Letcher has a 2020 population of 161. Letcher is currently declining at a rate of -3.01% annually and its population has decreased by -6.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 173 in 2010.

The average household income in Letcher is $54,716 with a poverty rate of 9.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $33,000. The median age in Letcher is 35.7 years, 26 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Letcher Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Letcherwas:

  • White: 93.03%
  • Two or more races: 5.47%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Letcher, South Dakota is 161 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 173.

Letcher, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18793.03%
Two or More Races115.47%
Asian31.49%
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Letcher Population by Race

Letcher Population Pyramid $2022

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Letcher Median Age

35.7


Total

26


Male

36.6


Female

Letcher Adults

There are 145 adults, (19 of whom are seniors) in Letcher.

Letcher Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Letcher Sex Ratio

Female

107

53.23%

Male

94

46.77%

Letcher Population by Age

Letcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Letcher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.8%76.2%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Married90.9%9.1%
Male100%0%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Letcher Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All912.2170.3
Non Family361.2577.8
Married332.8290.9
Female212.923.8
Male12100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Letcher Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21.71%
9th to 12th Grade54.27%
High School Graduate4034.19%
Some College2420.51%
Associates Degree2117.95%
Bachelors Degree1815.38%
Graduate Degree75.98%
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Letcher Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Letcher Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11110425
2+ Races33
Asian33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.52%.

Letcher Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,083$42,000$27,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,500$39,375$20,313
Some College$31,750$51,667$28,125
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,083

Average Earnings

$42,000

Average Male

$27,000

Average Female

Letcher Earnings by Educational Attainment

Letcher Language by Age

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Letcher Language

100.00% of Letcher residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Letcher Language

Letcher Poverty by Race

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9.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Letcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Letcher is White, with 10.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Letcher is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.90%.

Letcher Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Letcher Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Letcher Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Letcher Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,750$54,716
Families$55,625$67,056
Married Families$74,375-
Non Families$33,750$35,861
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Income by Household Type

Letcher Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Letcher Married by Age and Sex

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Letcher Marriage

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

Letcher Marital Status by Race

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Letcher Marital Status

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10

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Letcher Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
35 to 544
55 to 641
75+
18 to 34

Letcher Veterans by Age

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Letcher Veterans by Race

Letcher Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Letcher Veterans by Education

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82.5%

Labor Force Participation

76.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Letcher Employment by Age

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Letcher Employment by Race

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Letcher 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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69.65%

Born in Letcher

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.51% of Letcher residents were born in the United States, with 69.65% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Letcher Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022161-5-3.01%
2021166-5-2.92%
2020171-5-2.84%
2019176-5-2.76%
2018181-4-2.16%
201718584.52%
201617710.57%
201517631.73%
201417310.58%
201317210.58%
2012171-2-1.16%
20111730.00%
20101730.00%

Letcher Population by Year