Murdo, South Dakota Population 2022

417
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Murdo is a city located in Jones County South Dakota. Murdo has a 2020 population of 417. Murdo is currently declining at a rate of -1.65% annually and its population has decreased by -15.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 492 in 2010.

The average household income in Murdo is $54,529 with a poverty rate of 16.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $438 per month, and the median house value is $77,900. 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: 89.41%
  • Native American: 10.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Murdo, South Dakota is 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 417.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 492.

Murdo, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39789.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native4710.59%
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Murdo Population by Race

Murdo Population Pyramid $2022

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Murdo Median Age

52.3


Total

53.6


Male

51.6


Female

Murdo Adults

There are 362 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Murdo.

Murdo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Murdo Sex Ratio

Female

239

53.83%

Male

205

46.17%

Murdo Population by Age

Murdo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murdo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family41.3%58.7%
All64.1%35.9%
Female64.3%35.7%
Married86.8%13.2%
Male100%0%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murdo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2451.8164.1
Non Family121041.3
Married912.5686.8
Male192.58100
Female142.9364.3

2.53

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

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Murdo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.51%
9th to 12th Grade41.17%
High School Graduate13840.35%
Some College6920.18%
Associates Degree3610.53%
Bachelors Degree5315.50%
Graduate Degree308.77%
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Murdo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murdo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31630073
Native American262610

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 native american people with a rate of 38.46%.

Murdo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,276$42,434$24,615
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$47,917$23,229
Some College$43,036$56,071$31,563
Bachelors Degree$40,179$40,804$33,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,276

Average Earnings

$42,434

Average Male

$24,615

Average Female

Murdo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murdo Language by Age

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Murdo Language

97.91% of Murdo residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Murdo Language

Murdo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3974611.59%
Native472655.32%
OtherNaN%

16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.10%

Male Poverty Rate

16.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murdo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murdo is Native, with 55.32% 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 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.

Murdo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade75.00%
Some College26.67%
High School7.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Murdo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed19.53%
Male Employed5.05%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Murdo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murdo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,792$54,529
Families$71,786$75,150
Married Families$77,292-
Non Families$25,809$33,355
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Income by Household Type

Murdo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

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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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Murdo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742
55 to 641
75+
35 to 54
18 to 34

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

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murdo Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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63.96%

Born in Murdo

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Murdo residents were born in the United States, with 63.96% having been born in South Dakota. 1.35% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022417-7-1.65%
2021424-7-1.62%
2020431-7-1.60%
2019438-7-1.57%
201844510.23%
2017444-4-0.89%
201644851.13%
2015443-19-4.11%
2014462-10-2.12%
2013472-9-1.87%
2012481-5-1.03%
2011486-6-1.22%
20104920.00%

Murdo Population by Year