Parkston, South Dakota Population 2020

1,519

Parkston is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,519, it is the 43rd largest city in South Dakota and the 8661st largest city in the United States. Parkston is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,508 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Parkston has a population density of 1,166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Parkston is $65,947 with a poverty rate of 9.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $513 per month, and the median house value is $97,700. The median age in Parkston is 41.5 years, 37.4 years for males, and 44.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Parkston Demographics

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

  • White: 95.69%
  • Native American: 3.27%
  • Two or more races: 1.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Parkston, South Dakota is 1,519, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,508.

Parkston, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,57895.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native543.27%
Two or More Races171.03%

Parkston Population Pyramid 2020

Parkston Median Age

41.5


Total

37.4


Male

44.8


Female

Parkston Adults

There are 1,206 adults, (440 of whom are seniors) in Parkston.

Parkston Age Dependency

115.3

Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Parkston Sex Ratio

Female

848

51.43%

Male

801

48.57%

Parkston Households and Families

Parkston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Parkston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.5%4.5%
All78.5%21.5%
Female64%36%
Non Family54.7%45.3%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6732.3378.5
Married3333.295.5
Non Family2471.0454.7
Female502.764
Male432.58100

3

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Parkston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade726.43%
9th to 12th Grade605.36%
High School Graduate30026.81%
Some College24321.72%
Associates Degree17815.91%
Bachelors Degree19317.25%
Graduate Degree736.52%

Parkston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,092970259
Multiple Races1777
Native American77
Hispanic33

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 multiple races people with a rate of 41.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,172$43,056$27,727
Less Than High School$$$11,250
High School Grad$32,875$34,875$22,143
Some College$30,179$41,442$22,500
Bachelors Degree$45,568$49,375$36,875
Graduate Degree$61,667$60,938$67,813

$36,172

Average Earnings

$43,056

Average Male

$27,727

Average Female

Parkston Language

Parkston Language by Age

Parkston Language

98.77% of Parkston residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Parkston Poverty

Parkston Poverty by Race

9.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parkston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parkston is White, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parkston is White, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.70%
Some College7.73%
High School4.30%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed5.00%
Male Employed4.11%

Parkston Income

Parkston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,313$65,947
Families$72,500$77,988
Married Families$81,719-
Non Families$25,208$44,524

Parkston Marital Status

Parkston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Parkston Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Parkston Marital Status by Race

Parkston Veterans

154

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Second Gulf War43
Korea29
First Gulf War17
World War II

$Parkston Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parkston Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Parkston 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

77.44%

Born in South Dakota

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.76% of Parkston residents were born in the United States, with 77.44% having been born in South Dakota. 0.24% 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
20201,519100.66%
20191,509100.67%
20181,499-2-0.13%
20171,501100.67%
20161,491140.95%
20151,47720.14%
20141,47530.20%
20131,472-19-1.27%
20121,49130.20%
20111,488-26-1.72%
20101,5140.00%