Mission, South Dakota Population 2020

1,282

Mission is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,282, it is the 52nd largest city in South Dakota and the 9310th largest city in the United States. Mission is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 8.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,182 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Mission has a population density of 2,184 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mission is $31,458 with a poverty rate of 58.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $350 per month, and the median house value is $31,700. The median age in Mission is 22.8 years, 19.9 years for males, and 24.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Mission Demographics

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

  • Native American: 76.12%
  • White: 12.10%
  • Two or more races: 11.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mission, South Dakota is 1,282, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,268.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,182.

Mission, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native93776.12%
White14912.10%
Two or More Races13611.05%
Black or African American90.73%

Mission Population Pyramid 2020

Mission Median Age

22.8


Total

19.9


Male

24.1


Female

Mission Adults

There are 660 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Mission.

Mission Age Dependency

113.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

99.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mission Sex Ratio

Female

645

52.40%

Male

586

47.60%

Mission Households and Families

Mission Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mission Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Married63.4%36.6%
All49.9%50.1%
Female32.6%67.4%
Male31.6%68.4%

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3613.4149.9
Female1444.3132.6
Non Family1161.0964.7
Married824.8263.4
Male194.6831.6

4.27

Average Family Size

3.41

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mission Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.91%
9th to 12th Grade9516.49%
High School Graduate16127.95%
Some College16528.65%
Associates Degree559.55%
Bachelors Degree5810.07%
Graduate Degree315.38%

Mission Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American38228230
White13513237
Multiple Races565319
Hispanic44
Black333

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,063$23,988$34,167
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$15,156$16,875$11,875
Some College$30,833$26,250$34,167
Bachelors Degree$37,917$36,250$40,313
Graduate Degree$76,250$$75,313

$28,063

Average Earnings

$23,988

Average Male

$34,167

Average Female

Mission Language

Mission Language by Age

Mission Language

97.30% of Mission residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Mission Poverty

Mission Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native91562768.52%
Hispanic112112100.00%
Multiple1367252.94%
White14964.03%
Black9666.67%

58.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.88%

Male Poverty Rate

65.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mission

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mission is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mission is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 70.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School81.13%
High School48.45%
Some College35.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed84.21%
Male Unemployed77.97%
Female Employed29.55%
Male Employed15.38%

Mission Income

Mission Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$18,558$31,458
Families$17,386$30,810
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families-$29,082

Mission Marital Status

Mission Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mission Married by Age and Sex

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

Mission Veterans

47

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam8
World War II5
Korea2
First Gulf War

$Mission Veterans by Education

12.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mission Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

21.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mission 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

78.31%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mission residents were born in the United States, with 78.31% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,28270.55%
20191,27570.55%
20181,26840.32%
20171,26470.56%
20161,257241.95%
20151,233110.90%
20141,222-7-0.57%
20131,229120.99%
20121,21780.66%
20111,209211.77%
20101,1880.00%