Lower Brule, South Dakota Population 2022

897
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Lower Brule is a city located in Lyman County South Dakota. Lower Brule has a 2020 population of 897. Lower Brule is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 46.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 613 in 2010.

The average household income in Lower Brule is $38,788 with a poverty rate of 47.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $475 per month, and the median house value is $28,900. The median age in Lower Brule is 22.5 years, 21.1 years for males, and 23.3 years for females.

Lower Brule Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lower Brulewas:

  • Native American: 88.16%
  • White: 7.93%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.31%
The current population of Lower Brule, South Dakota is 897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 897.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 613.

Lower Brule, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White777.93%
Black or African American50.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native85688.16%
Asian30.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.51%
Some Other Race141.44%
Two or More Races111.13%
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Lower Brule Population by Race

Lower Brule Population Pyramid 2022

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Lower Brule Median Age

22.7


Total

18.3


Male

27.6


Female

Lower Brule Adults

There are 556 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Lower Brule.

Lower Brule Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

89.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lower Brule Sex Ratio

Female

513

52.83%

Male

458

47.17%

Lower Brule Population by Age

Lower Brule Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lower Brule Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male51.3%48.7%
Married38.3%61.7%
All27.1%72.9%
Female22.7%77.3%
Non Family5.7%94.3%

27.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lower Brule Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2144.1927.1
Married475.7238.3
Male394.6251.3
Female755.1222.7
Non Family531.195.7

4.82

Average Family Size

4.19

Average Household Size

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Lower Brule Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade326.96%
9th to 12th Grade5812.61%
High School Graduate13930.22%
Some College9921.52%
Associates Degree6013.04%
Bachelors Degree132.83%
Graduate Degree5912.83%
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Lower Brule Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lower Brule Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333
White715047
Hispanic12126
Native American35829416
Black55
Other Race77
2+ Races55
Islander5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lower Brule Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,038$26,328$22,778
Less Than 9th Grade$18,571$$
High School Graduate$23,750$24,028$22,917
Some College$32,917$38,250$25,000
Bachelors Degree$35,000$$35,000
Graduate Degree$46,667$46,667$

$25,038

Average Earnings

$26,328

Average Male

$22,778

Average Female

Lower Brule Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lower Brule Language by Age

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Lower Brule Language

84.04% of Lower Brule residents speak only English, while 15.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.12% of the population.

Lower Brule Language

Lower Brule Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander55100.00%
Multiple1111100.00%
White713853.52%
Native85040848.00%
OtherNaN%

47.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.39%

Male Poverty Rate

54.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lower Brule

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lower Brule is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 67.13%.

Lower Brule Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.33%
High School41.01%
Some College44.03%
Bachelors or Greater34.72%

Lower Brule Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.61%
Male Unemployed68.42%
Female Employed22.13%
Female Unemployed76.32%

Lower Brule Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lower Brule Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,500$38,872
Families$29,250$41,552
Married Families$72,188-
Non Families$13,250$23,857
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Income by Household Type

Lower Brule Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.0%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lower Brule Married by Age and Sex

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Lower Brule 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.

Lower Brule Marital Status by Race

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Lower Brule Marital Status

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7

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam5
Korea1
World War II

Lower Brule Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 745
75+2

Lower Brule Veterans by Age

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Lower Brule Veterans by Race

Lower Brule Veterans by Education

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28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lower Brule Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

19.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lower Brule Employment by Age

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Lower Brule Employment by Race

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Lower Brule 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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87.44%

Born in Lower Brule

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Lower Brule residents were born in the United States, with 87.44% having been born in South Dakota. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lower Brule Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106130.00%
201185324039.15%
2012819-34-3.99%
2013777-42-5.13%
2014727-50-6.44%
2015587-140-19.26%
20166718414.31%
2017727568.35%
2018785587.98%
201989711214.27%
20208970.00%
20218970.00%
20228970.00%

Lower Brule Population by Year