Murdo, South Dakota Population 2022

473
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Murdo is a city located in Jones County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 473, it is the 146th largest city in South Dakota and the 19478th largest city in the United States. Murdo is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 483 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Murdo has a population density of 751 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murdo is $54,529 with a poverty rate of 22.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murdo is 52.3 years, 53.6 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Murdo Demographics

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

  • White: 76.19%
  • Native American: 20.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Murdo, South Dakota is 473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 483.

Murdo, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

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Murdo Population by Race

Murdo Population Pyramid 2022

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Murdo Median Age

44.3


Total

41.2


Male

45.9


Female

Murdo Adults

There are 372 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Murdo.

Murdo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Murdo Sex Ratio

Female

222

45.96%

Male

261

54.04%

Murdo Population by Age

Murdo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murdo Household Types

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murdo Households and Families

2.64

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

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Murdo Households by Type

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Murdo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murdo Educational Attainment by Race

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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 other race people with a rate of 80.00%.

Murdo Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,167

Average Earnings

$41,076

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Murdo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murdo Language by Age

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Murdo Language

97.90% of Murdo residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Murdo Language

Murdo Poverty by Race

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22.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.42%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murdo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murdo is Native, with 71.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.

Murdo Poverty

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Murdo Poverty Rate by Education

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Murdo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murdo Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Murdo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Murdo Married by Age and Sex

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Murdo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Murdo Marital Status by Race

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Murdo Marital Status

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2

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Murdo Veterans by War

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Murdo Veterans by Age

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Murdo Veterans by Race

Murdo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murdo Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Murdo Employment by Age

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Murdo Employment by Race

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Murdo 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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61.70%

Born in Murdo

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Murdo residents were born in the United States, with 61.70% having been born in South Dakota. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Murdo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Murdo Population by Year