Pierre, South Dakota Population 2022

13,468
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Pierre is a city located in Hughes County South Dakota. Pierre has a 2020 population of 13,468. Pierre is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,683 in 2010.

The average household income in Pierre is $73,602 with a poverty rate of 13.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $175,600. The median age in Pierre is 37.4 years, 36.9 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Pierre Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pierrewas:

  • White: 82.94%
  • Native American: 13.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pierre, South Dakota is 13,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,468.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,683.

Pierre, South Dakota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,472-76-0.37%
202020,548-76-0.37%
201920,624-76-0.37%
201820,700440.21%
201720,656400.19%
201620,616870.42%
201520,529-77-0.38%
201420,6061990.97%
201320,407-4-0.02%
201220,4111230.60%
201120,2882451.21%
201020,0430.00%

Pierre Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,57982.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,83513.14%
Two or More Races4132.96%
Some Other Race1070.77%
Black or African American240.17%
Asian30.02%
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Pierre Population by Race

Pierre Population Pyramid $2022

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Pierre Median Age

37.4


Total

36.9


Male

38.3


Female

Pierre Adults

There are 10,937 adults, (2,320 of whom are seniors) in Pierre.

Pierre Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierre Sex Ratio

Female

7,321

52.44%

Male

6,640

47.56%

Pierre Population by Age

Pierre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pierre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male15.3%84.7%
Female48.3%51.7%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
All64.7%35.3%
Married89.5%10.5%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pierre Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1402.0864.7
Non Family2,7351.1349.7
Married2,6112.8489.5
Female4683.248.3
Male3262.3915.3

2.74

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Pierre Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2082.12%
9th to 12th Grade5655.76%
High School Graduate2,68227.35%
Some College1,94719.85%
Associates Degree9599.78%
Bachelors Degree2,42624.74%
Graduate Degree1,02010.40%
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Pierre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2927,9083,250
Native American1,04077671
Hispanic33922459
2+ Races17816163
Other Race9466
Black2423
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,534$47,880$36,071
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,956$34,063$19,215
Some College$38,663$40,795$36,389
Bachelors Degree$51,362$57,650$44,495
Graduate Degree$57,904$62,188$55,393

$41,534

Average Earnings

$47,880

Average Male

$36,071

Average Female

Pierre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierre Language by Age

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Pierre Language

95.59% of Pierre residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Pierre Language

Pierre Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8738868.15%
Native1,30879961.09%
Hispanic3466518.79%
Multiple377369.55%
OtherNaN%

13.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierre is Native, with 61.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierre is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.58%.

Pierre Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.95%
High School17.00%
Some College5.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Pierre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed93.99%
Female Employed7.30%
Male Employed6.28%

Pierre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierre Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,192$73,602
Families$90,359$94,889
Married Families$99,532-
Non Families$37,671$44,637
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Income by Household Type

Pierre Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierre Married by Age and Sex

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Pierre Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pierre Marital Status by Race

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Pierre Marital Status

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951

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam402
Second Gulf War206
First Gulf War150
Korea80
World War II20

Pierre Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74265
55 to 64230
75+173
35 to 54149
18 to 34134

Pierre Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8228.81%
Native American1098.39%
2+ Races2010.47%

Pierre Veterans by Race

Pierre Veterans by Education

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6.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierre Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pierre Employment by Age

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Pierre Employment by Race

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Pierre 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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69.66%

Born in Pierre

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Pierre residents were born in the United States, with 69.66% having been born in South Dakota. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pierre Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202213,468-133-0.98%
202113,601-133-0.97%
202013,734-133-0.96%
201913,867-133-0.95%
201814,000-5-0.04%
201714,005180.13%
201613,98760.04%
201513,981-46-0.33%
201414,0271290.93%
201313,89820.01%
201213,896380.27%
201113,8581751.28%
201013,683-193-0.14%
200013,8769700.73%
199012,9069330.75%
198011,9732,2742.13%
19709,699-389-0.39%
196010,0884,3735.85%
19505,7151,3932.83%
19404,3226631.68%
19303,6594501.32%
19203,209-447-1.30%
19103,6564561.34%
19003,200-35-0.11%
18903,2350.00%

Pierre Population by Year