Mission, South Dakota Population 2022

1,239
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Mission is a city located in Todd County South Dakota. Mission has a 2020 population of 1,239. Mission is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 4.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,185 in 2010.

The average household income in Mission is $30,190 with a poverty rate of 58.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $398 per month, and the median house value is $34,600. The median age in Mission is 17.8 years, 17.5 years for males, and 20.1 years for females.

Mission Demographics

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

  • Native American: 84.81%
  • White: 11.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mission, South Dakota is 1,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,185.

Mission, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,11184.81%
White14811.30%
Two or More Races382.90%
Some Other Race110.84%
Black or African American20.15%
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Mission Population by Race

Mission Population Pyramid $2022

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Mission Median Age

17.8


Total

17.5


Male

20.1


Female

Mission Adults

There are 652 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Mission.

Mission Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

113.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mission Sex Ratio

Female

693

52.90%

Male

617

47.10%

Mission Population by Age

Mission Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mission Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male21.7%78.3%
Female26.9%73.1%
All45.6%54.4%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Married61.6%38.4%

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mission Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3863.3945.6
Female1454.6226.9
Non Family1191.1759.7
Married994.1361.6
Male23421.7

4.1

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

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Mission Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.58%
9th to 12th Grade11119.54%
High School Graduate17130.11%
Some College18232.04%
Associates Degree529.15%
Bachelors Degree376.51%
Graduate Degree61.06%
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Mission Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mission Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American43832229
White11711312
2+ Races66
Hispanic55
Other Race55
Black222

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mission Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,477$27,083$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$17,917$$12,188
High School Graduate$16,667$22,969$14,844
Some College$33,750$31,528$36,750
Bachelors Degree$35,417$39,375$29,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,477

Average Earnings

$27,083

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Mission Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mission Language by Age

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Mission Language

98.45% of Mission residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Mission Language

Mission Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,07671166.08%
Multiple382668.42%
Hispanic342367.65%
White148117.43%
OtherNaN%

58.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.17%

Male Poverty Rate

66.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mission

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mission is Multiple, with 68.42% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 71.47%.

Mission Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.00%
High School43.86%
Some College38.46%
Bachelors or Greater16.28%

Mission Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed74.07%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed30.32%
Male Employed13.04%

Mission Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mission Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,029$30,190
Families$22,031$31,828
Married Families$54,750-
Non Families$13,523$23,750
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Income by Household Type

Mission Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

24.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mission Married by Age and Sex

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Mission Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mission Marital Status by Race

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Mission Marital Status

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24

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Mission Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 547
75+3
55 to 64
18 to 34

Mission Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American173.36%
White75.79%

Mission Veterans by Race

Mission Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mission Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mission Employment by Age

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Mission Employment by Race

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Mission 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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79.31%

Born in Mission

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mission residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% 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 Europe.

Mission Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,239-6-0.48%
20211,245-6-0.48%
20201,251-6-0.48%
20191,257-6-0.48%
20181,263-5-0.39%
20171,268100.79%
20161,258252.03%
20151,233110.90%
20141,222-5-0.41%
20131,22790.74%
20121,21870.58%
20111,211262.19%
20101,1850.00%

Mission Population by Year