Mellette, South Dakota Population 2022

208
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Mellette is a city located in Spink County South Dakota. Mellette has a 2020 population of 208. Mellette is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 211 in 2010.

The average household income in Mellette is $62,288 with a poverty rate of 3.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Mellette is 39.6 years, 48.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Mellette Demographics

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

  • White: 92.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Native American: 3.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mellette, South Dakota is 208 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 208.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 211.

Mellette, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17892.71%
Two or More Races84.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native63.13%
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Mellette Population by Race

Mellette Population Pyramid $2022

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Mellette Median Age

39.6


Total

48.5


Male

32.8


Female

Mellette Adults

There are 149 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Mellette.

Mellette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mellette Sex Ratio

Female

104

54.17%

Male

88

45.83%

Mellette Population by Age

Mellette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mellette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female63.2%36.8%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family85.3%14.7%
Married86.5%13.5%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mellette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All902.1381.1
Married372.4686.5
Non Family341.0385.3
Female193.4763.2
Male00

2.63

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Mellette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32.26%
9th to 12th Grade21.50%
High School Graduate4332.33%
Some College5843.61%
Associates Degree107.52%
Bachelors Degree1712.78%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Mellette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mellette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12512017
Native American66
2+ Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.60%.

Mellette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,000$41,875$27,361
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,389$24,375$26,964
Some College$41,875$55,625$35,313
Bachelors Degree$45,750$46,250$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,000

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$27,361

Average Female

Mellette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mellette Language by Age

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Mellette Language

92.97% of Mellette residents speak only English, while 7.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.49% of the population.

Mellette Language

Mellette Poverty by Race

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3.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mellette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mellette is White, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.17%.

Mellette Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School4.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Mellette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Mellette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mellette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,000$62,288
Families$56,250$67,671
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$36,250$47,485
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Income by Household Type

Mellette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mellette Married by Age and Sex

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Mellette 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 Over 65.

Mellette Marital Status by Race

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Mellette Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II

Mellette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+6
35 to 546
65 to 742
18 to 341
55 to 64

Mellette Veterans by Age

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Mellette Veterans by Race

Mellette Veterans by Education

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13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mellette Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mellette Employment by Age

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Mellette Employment by Race

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Mellette 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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76.04%

Born in Mellette

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Mellette residents were born in the United States, with 76.04% having been born in South Dakota. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Mellette Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022208-2-0.95%
2021210-2-0.94%
2020212-2-0.93%
2019214-2-0.93%
2018216-2-0.92%
201721820.93%
2016216-3-1.37%
2015219-3-1.35%
201422210.45%
2013221-2-0.90%
201222373.24%
201121652.37%
20102110.00%

Mellette Population by Year