Mountain Plains, South Dakota Population 2024

568

Mountain Plains is a city located in Butte County and Lawrence County South Dakota. Mountain Plains has a 2024 population of 568. Mountain Plains is currently growing at a rate of 8.4% annually and its population has increased by 44.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 394 in 2020.

The average household income in Mountain Plains is $213,098 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Mountain Plains is 60.1 years: 61.8 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Mountain Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 83.16%
  • Two or more races: 9.77%
  • Asian: 7.07%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
356.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
44.16% (174)
The current population of Mountain Plains, South Dakota is 568 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 394.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40083.16%
Two or more races479.77%
Asian347.07%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mountain Plains Population by Race

Mountain Plains Population Pyramid 2024

Mountain Plains Median Age

60.1

Total

61.8

Male

47.6

Female

Mountain Plains Adults

There are 444 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Plains.

Mountain Plains Age Dependency

37.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Plains Sex Ratio

Female23749.27%
Male24450.73%

Mountain Plains Population by Age

Mountain Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1752.751000
Married1752.751000
Male0000
Female0000
Non Family0000

2.75

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mountain Plains Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade329.38%
Associates Degree216.16%
Bachelors Degree17451.03%
Graduate Degree51.47%
High School Graduate3811.14%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College7120.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mountain Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Plains Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White306274145
Asian343434
2+ Races110
Hispanic110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mountain Plains Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$80,774$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$67,107$66,571$0
Some College$0$0$0

$67,107

Average Earnings

$66,571

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Mountain Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Plains Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mountain Plains Language

100% of Mountain Plains residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Mountain Plains Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mountain Plains Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mountain Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Plains Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$160,129$213,098
Households$160,129$213,098
Married Families$160,129$-999,999,999
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mountain Plains Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Plains Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mountain Plains 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 35-44.

Mountain Plains Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mountain Plains Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War15
Vietnam13
Korea0
World War II0

Mountain Plains Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6415
65 to 7413
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Mountain Plains Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White287.71%

Mountain Plains Veterans by Race

Mountain Plains Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Plains Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Plains Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Plains Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Plains Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.23%

Born in Mountain Plains

86.28%

Native Born

13.72%

Foreign Born

6.65%

Non Citizen

7.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.28% of Mountain Plains residents were born in the United States, with 48.23% having been born in South Dakota. 6.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountain Plains Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024568448.4%
2023524438.94%
202248118763.61%
2021294-100-25.38%
202039400%

Mountain Plains Population by Year