Pierre, South Dakota Population 2022

14,179
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Pierre is a city located in Hughes County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 14,179, it is the 9th largest city in South Dakota and the 3119th largest city in the United States. Pierre is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,091 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Pierre has a population density of 1,088 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pierre is $73,602 with a poverty rate of 14.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $180,800. 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: 83.50%
  • Native American: 11.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Other race: 0.04%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pierre, South Dakota is 14,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,091.

Pierre, South Dakota Population 2022

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

Pierre Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Pierre Population by Race

Pierre Population Pyramid 2022

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Pierre Median Age

38.7


Total

38.9


Male

38.6


Female

Pierre Adults

There are 10,852 adults, (2,394 of whom are seniors) in Pierre.

Pierre Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierre Sex Ratio

Female

7,327

52.68%

Male

6,581

47.32%

Pierre Population by Age

Pierre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pierre Household Types

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pierre Households and Families

2.56

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Pierre Households by Type

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Pierre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black 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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$44,002

Average Earnings

$49,483

Average Male

$37,184

Average Female

Pierre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierre Language by Age

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Pierre Language

95.66% of Pierre residents speak only English, while 4.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Pierre Language

Pierre Poverty by Race

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14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

15.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierre is Native, with 39.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierre is Multiple, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.38%.

Pierre Poverty

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Pierre Poverty Rate by Education

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Pierre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierre Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pierre Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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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879

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pierre Veterans by War

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Pierre Veterans by Age

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Pierre Veterans by Race

Pierre Veterans by Education

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8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierre Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

2%

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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66.02%

Born in Pierre

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Pierre residents were born in the United States, with 66.02% having been born in South Dakota. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pierre Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pierre Population by Year