Pine Ridge, South Dakota Population 2024

2,858

Pine Ridge is a city located in Oglala Lakota County South Dakota. Pine Ridge has a 2024 population of 2,858. Pine Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,984 in 2020.

The average household income in Pine Ridge is $51,483 with a poverty rate of 47.69%. The median age in Pine Ridge is 25.1 years: 16.9 years for males, and 29.3 years for females.

Pine Ridge Demographics

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

  • Native American: 92.71%
  • White: 7.29%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,010.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.22% (-126)
The current population of Pine Ridge, South Dakota is 2,858 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,984.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American2,70892.71%
White2137.29%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Native American

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Pine Ridge Population by Race

Pine Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Pine Ridge Median Age

25.1

Total

16.9

Male

29.3

Female

Pine Ridge Adults

There are 1,758 adults, (93 of whom are seniors) in Pine Ridge.

Pine Ridge Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

5.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pine Ridge Sex Ratio

Female1,46750.22%
Male1,45449.78%

Pine Ridge Population by Age

Pine Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5035.7629.470.6
Female2945.9225.574.5
Married899.3423.676.4
Non Family611.5155.744.3
Male593.9730.569.5

6.02

Average Family Size

5.76

Average Household Size

29.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pine Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade39727.1%
Associates Degree432.94%
Bachelors Degree956.48%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate49033.45%
Less Than 9th Grade211.43%
Some College41928.6%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pine Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pine Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American1,41699895
Hispanic86440
White49490

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 6.71%.

Pine Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$40,260$0$41,198
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,667$22,417$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$31,868$30,451$40,378
Some College$32,219$31,574$40,197

$31,868

Average Earnings

$30,451

Average Male

$40,378

Average Female

Pine Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pine Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pine Ridge Language

86.33% of Pine Ridge residents speak only English, while 13.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.67% of the population.

Pine Ridge Language

Pine Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native2,7081,33849.41%
Hispanic375375100%
White1944623.71%

47.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.1%

Male Poverty Rate

46.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pine Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pine Ridge is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pine Ridge is White, with 23.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.65%.

Pine Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.4%
High School57.05%
Some College25.98%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Pine Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed34.77%
Male Employed16.17%
Female Unemployed0%

Pine Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pine Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$47,981$53,872
Households$47,620$51,483
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$30,808

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pine Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

14.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.8%

Male Marriage Rate

11.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pine Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pine Ridge 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.

Pine Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pine Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
World War II0

Pine Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+5
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Pine Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White53.7%

Pine Ridge Veterans by Race

Pine Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pine Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.5%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pine Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pine Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pine Ridge 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

89.28%

Born in Pine Ridge

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Pine Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 89.28% having been born in South Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pine Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,858-31-1.07%
20232,889-32-1.1%
20222,921-164-5.32%
20213,0851013.38%
20202,984-698-18.96%
20193,682-29-0.78%
20183,7112246.42%
20173,4871464.37%
20163,341-221-6.2%
20153,5622337%
20143,329-378-10.2%
20133,707-3-0.08%
20123,710441.2%
20113,66635810.82%
20103,30800%

Pine Ridge Population by Year