Parkston, South Dakota Population 2024

1,515

Parkston is a city located in Hutchinson County South Dakota. Parkston has a 2024 population of 1,515. Parkston is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,558 in 2020.

The average household income in Parkston is $79,748 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Parkston is 37.2 years, 34.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Parkston Demographics

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

  • White: 94.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,162.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.76% (-43)
The current population of Parkston, South Dakota is 1,515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,558.

Parkston, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,89394.51%
Two or more races864.29%
Native American201%
Other race40.2%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Parkston Population by Race

Parkston Population Pyramid 2024

Parkston Median Age

37.2

Total

34.4

Male

39.6

Female

Parkston Adults

There are 1,419 adults, (347 of whom are seniors) in Parkston.

Parkston Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Parkston Sex Ratio

Female1,00750.27%
Male99649.73%

Parkston Population by Age

Parkston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8022.4274.425.6
Married3913.28713
Non Family3011.0763.836.2
Female1103.3559.140.9
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Parkston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Parkston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parkston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Parkston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,458

Average Earnings

$55,441

Average Male

$36,458

Average Female

Parkston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parkston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Parkston Language

97.52% of Parkston residents speak only English, while 2.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Parkston Language

Parkston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,8441447.81%
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7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parkston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parkston is White, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parkston is White, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.3%.

Parkston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
High School13.63%
Some College1.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.94%
showing: 4 rows

Parkston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.21%
Male Employed2.57%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Parkston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parkston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Parkston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Parkston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Parkston 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 55-64.

Parkston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Parkston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Parkston Veterans by War

count

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Parkston Veterans by Age

count

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Parkston Veterans by Race

Parkston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parkston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Parkston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Parkston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Parkston 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

79.58%

Born in Parkston

99.1%

Native Born

0.9%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.1% of Parkston residents were born in the United States, with 79.58% having been born in South Dakota. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Parkston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,465-10-0.68%
20281,475-10-0.67%
20271,485-10-0.67%
20261,495-10-0.66%
20251,505-10-0.66%
20241,515-10-0.66%
20231,525-10-0.65%
20221,535-10-0.65%
20211,545-13-0.83%
20201,558835.63%
20191,475-6-0.41%
20181,481-12-0.8%
20171,493
20161,493151.01%
20151,47840.27%
20141,47410.07%
20131,473-18-1.21%
20121,49120.13%
20111,489-25-1.65%
20101,514
showing: 20 rows

Parkston Population by Year