Murdo, South Dakota Population 2020

441

Murdo is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 441, it is the 129th largest city in South Dakota and the 13864th largest city in the United States. Murdo is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -9.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 488 in 2010. Murdo reached it's highest population of 492 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Murdo has a population density of 700 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murdo is $51,940 with a poverty rate of 12.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $445 per month, and the median house value is $100,800. The median age in Murdo is 54.1 years, 53.4 years for males, and 54.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.4 males.

Murdo Demographics

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

  • White: 97.43%
  • Native American: 2.57%
  • 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 441, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 488.

Murdo, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37997.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native102.57%

Murdo Population Pyramid 2020

Murdo Median Age

54.1


Total

53.4


Male

54.9


Female

Murdo Adults

There are 327 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Murdo.

Murdo Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Murdo Sex Ratio

Female

211

54.24%

Male

178

45.76%

Murdo Households and Families

Murdo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murdo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married93%7%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family50%50%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2281.7171.1
Non Family1221.0250
Married712.4693
Male252.68100
Female102.2100

2.41

Average Family Size

1.71

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murdo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.80%
9th to 12th Grade103.16%
High School Graduate11436.08%
Some College7523.73%
Associates Degree268.23%
Bachelors Degree5015.82%
Graduate Degree299.18%

Murdo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30628469
Native American101010

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,722$46,786$27,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$50,455$53,750$50,227
Some College$30,625$56,429$25,156
Bachelors Degree$34,545$40,694$33,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,722

Average Earnings

$46,786

Average Male

$27,250

Average Female

Murdo Language

Murdo Language by Age

Murdo Language

97.88% of Murdo residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Murdo Poverty

Murdo Poverty by Race

12.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

13.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murdo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murdo is White, with 12.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murdo is White, with 12.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.55%
Some College30.69%
High School5.26%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed12.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Murdo Income

Murdo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,462$51,940
Families$56,071$70,215
Married Families--
Non Families$27,222$36,022

Murdo Marital Status

Murdo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Murdo Married by Age and Sex

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

Murdo Veterans

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea3
Vietnam3
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War1
World War II

$Murdo Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murdo Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Murdo 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

61.44%

Born in South Dakota

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.46% of Murdo residents were born in the United States, with 61.44% having been born in South Dakota. 1.54% 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
2020441-3-0.68%
2019444-3-0.67%
20184470.00%
2017447-3-0.67%
201645061.35%
2015444-20-4.31%
2014464-8-1.69%
2013472-9-1.87%
2012481-5-1.03%
2011486-6-1.22%
20104920.00%