Pierre, South Dakota Population 2020

14,034

Pierre is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 14,034, it is the 9th largest city in South Dakota and the 2425th largest city in the United States. Pierre is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,646 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Pierre has a population density of 1,077 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pierre is $73,542 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $171,000. The median age in Pierre is 37.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Pierre Demographics

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

  • White: 82.89%
  • Native American: 13.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pierre, South Dakota is 14,034, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,980.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,646.

Pierre, South Dakota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022,046-9-0.04%
201922,055-9-0.04%
201822,064-9-0.04%
201722,073550.25%
201622,018900.41%
201521,928-81-0.37%
201422,0091690.77%
201321,84040.02%
201221,8361770.81%
201121,6592391.10%
201021,4200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,59482.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,84513.19%
Two or More Races3742.67%
Asian820.59%
Some Other Race500.36%
Black or African American430.31%

Pierre Population Pyramid 2020

Pierre Median Age

37.4


Total

36.8


Male

38.2


Female

Pierre Adults

There are 10,883 adults, (2,300 of whom are seniors) in Pierre.

Pierre Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierre Sex Ratio

Female

7,316

52.30%

Male

6,672

47.70%

Pierre Households and Families

Pierre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pierre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All62.9%37.1%
Non Family46%54%
Female46%54%
Male21.8%78.2%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1432.0862.9
Non Family2,9211.1246
Married2,5413.0389.6
Female3742.9846
Male3072.321.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierre Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3183.24%
9th to 12th Grade4884.97%
High School Graduate2,72227.73%
Some College1,88319.18%
Associates Degree8198.34%
Bachelors Degree2,52125.68%
Graduate Degree1,06510.85%

Pierre Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3417,9293,382
Native American1,02177471
Hispanic23918765
Multiple Races18715676
Asian7677
Black4342
Other Race3555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,922$48,942$36,477
Less Than High School$6,615$$
High School Grad$27,603$38,347$25,524
Some College$38,110$41,494$35,833
Bachelors Degree$49,498$54,250$44,157
Graduate Degree$56,268$70,169$49,534

$41,922

Average Earnings

$48,942

Average Male

$36,477

Average Female

Pierre Language

Pierre Language by Age

Pierre Language

95.20% of Pierre residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Pierre Poverty

Pierre Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9617857.16%
Native1,28872556.29%
Hispanic37120053.91%
Asian827591.46%
Multiple3145517.52%
Black321546.88%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierre is Asian, with 91.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierre is White, with 7.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.90%
High School13.61%
Some College7.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed88.37%
Male Employed8.37%
Female Employed7.72%

Pierre Income

Pierre Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,077$73,542
Families$92,005$97,177
Married Families$99,987-
Non Families$37,191$46,047

Pierre Marital Status

Pierre Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierre Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Pierre Marital Status by Race

Pierre Veterans

1,014

Number of Veterans

900

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam365
Second Gulf War208
Korea112
First Gulf War101
World War II22

$Pierre Veterans by Education

9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierre Employment Status

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pierre 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

69.65%

Born in South Dakota

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.64% of Pierre residents were born in the United States, with 69.65% having been born in South Dakota. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,034270.19%
201914,007270.19%
201813,980-27-0.19%
201714,007270.19%
201613,980-2-0.01%
201513,982-44-0.31%
201414,0261280.92%
201313,89850.04%
201213,893380.27%
201113,8551721.26%
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%