North Eagle Butte, South Dakota Population 2024

1,536

North Eagle Butte is a city located in Dewey County and Ziebach County South Dakota. North Eagle Butte has a 2024 population of 1,536. North Eagle Butte is currently declining at a rate of -4.06% annually and its population has decreased by -16.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,838 in 2020.

The average household income in North Eagle Butte is $47,546 with a poverty rate of 40.28%. The median age in North Eagle Butte is 20.9 years: 22.1 years for males, and 20.7 years for females.

North Eagle Butte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Eagle Butte was:

  • Native American: 97.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • White: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
174.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.43% (-302)
The current population of North Eagle Butte, South Dakota is 1,536 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,838.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American1,62297.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander301.8%
Two or more races110.66%
White30.18%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Other race00%

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

North Eagle Butte Population by Race

North Eagle Butte Population Pyramid 2024

North Eagle Butte Median Age

20.9

Total

22.1

Male

20.7

Female

North Eagle Butte Adults

There are 966 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in North Eagle Butte.

North Eagle Butte Age Dependency

97.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

82.8

Child Dependency Ratio

North Eagle Butte Sex Ratio

Female86351.8%
Male80348.2%

North Eagle Butte Population by Age

North Eagle Butte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4423.763169
Female1374.4924.175.9
Non Family1261.4135.764.3
Married1035.6330.169.9
Male763.8236.863.2

4.5

Average Family Size

3.76

Average Household Size

31.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Eagle Butte Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade17924.16%
Associates Degree597.96%
Bachelors Degree699.31%
Graduate Degree192.56%
High School Graduate29439.68%
Less Than 9th Grade60.81%
Some College11515.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Eagle Butte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Eagle Butte Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American71954580
2+ Races1100
Hispanic1100
Islander888
White330

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

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

North Eagle Butte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,000$0$57,000
Graduate Degree$51,458$0$0
High School Graduate$26,500$27,700$24,750
Less Than 9th Grade$36,705$36,591$0
Overall$34,211$31,607$37,557
Some College$36,875$36,250$37,670

$34,211

Average Earnings

$31,607

Average Male

$37,557

Average Female

North Eagle Butte Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Eagle Butte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Eagle Butte Language

84.01% of North Eagle Butte residents speak only English, while 15.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 15.99% of the population.

North Eagle Butte Language

North Eagle Butte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,62266841.18%
White33100%

40.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.98%

Male Poverty Rate

40.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Eagle Butte

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Eagle Butte is White, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Eagle Butte is Native, with 41.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.2%.

North Eagle Butte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School47.96%
Less Than 9th Grade43.24%
Some College27.59%
Bachelors or Greater0%

North Eagle Butte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Male Unemployed60.17%
Female Employed19.7%
Male Employed13.57%

North Eagle Butte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Eagle Butte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$42,000$50,296
Households$39,224$47,546
Married Families$57,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,042$32,458

mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Eagle Butte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.9%

Male Marriage Rate

23.1%

Female Marriage Rate

North Eagle Butte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Eagle Butte 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 55-64.

North Eagle Butte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Eagle Butte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War5
Korea1
World War II0

North Eagle Butte Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7421
35 to 5419
55 to 646
75+1
18 to 340

North Eagle Butte Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American475.13%

North Eagle Butte Veterans by Race

North Eagle Butte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Eagle Butte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

22.7%

Unemployment Rate

North Eagle Butte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Eagle Butte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Eagle Butte 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

94.6%

Born in North Eagle Butte

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of North Eagle Butte residents were born in the United States, with 94.6% having been born in South Dakota. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Eagle Butte Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,536-65-4.06%
20231,601-65-3.9%
20221,666-65-3.76%
20211,731-107-5.82%
20201,838-382-17.21%
20192,220291.32%
20182,191854.04%
20172,106-32-1.5%
20162,138472.25%
20152,09180.38%
20142,083-65-3.03%
20132,1481608.05%
20121,988985.19%
20111,890-64-3.28%
20101,95400%

North Eagle Butte Population by Year