Platte, South Dakota Population 2020

1,278

Platte is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,278, it is the 53rd largest city in South Dakota and the 9322nd largest city in the United States. Platte is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 3.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,230 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Platte has a population density of 1,241 people per square mile.

The average household income in Platte is $57,516 with a poverty rate of 8.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Platte is 44.6 years, 42.6 years for males, and 45.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Platte Demographics

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

  • White: 99.13%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Platte, South Dakota is 1,278, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,260.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,230.

Platte, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48899.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.47%
Two or More Races60.40%

Platte Population Pyramid 2020

Platte Median Age

44.6


Total

42.6


Male

45.1


Female

Platte Adults

There are 1,151 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Platte.

Platte Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Platte Sex Ratio

Female

777

51.77%

Male

724

48.23%

Platte Households and Families

Platte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Platte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female0%100%
Male0%0%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6342.2971.9
Married3413.1686.2
Non Family2561.1263.3
Female372.30
Male00

3.08

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

0.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Platte Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade555.23%
9th to 12th Grade454.28%
High School Graduate41639.58%
Some College23322.17%
Associates Degree928.75%
Bachelors Degree18117.22%
Graduate Degree292.76%

Platte Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,047947210
Native American44

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 white people with a rate of 20.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,927$45,809$16,360
Less Than High School$41,250$55,469$16,563
High School Grad$24,625$46,500$16,012
Some College$25,640$51,000$12,139
Bachelors Degree$36,979$41,250$35,682
Graduate Degree$54,500$$

$27,927

Average Earnings

$45,809

Average Male

$16,360

Average Female

Platte Language

Platte Language by Age

Platte Language

99.86% of Platte residents speak only English, while 0.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.14% of the population.

Platte Poverty

Platte Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4441198.24%
Multiple66100.00%
Native4375.00%

8.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Platte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Platte is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Platte is White, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.76%
Some College11.84%
High School9.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
Name Poverty
Female Employed5.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.38%

Platte Income

Platte Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,974$57,516
Families$67,857$72,876
Married Families$72,917-
Non Families$18,295$34,836

Platte Marital Status

Platte Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Platte Married by Age and Sex

Platte Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Platte Marital Status by Race

Platte Veterans

97

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
Korea17
Vietnam10
First Gulf War3
World War II

$Platte Veterans by Education

12.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Platte Employment Status

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Platte 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

79.28%

Born in South Dakota

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.60% of Platte residents were born in the United States, with 79.28% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,27890.71%
20191,26990.71%
20181,260-11-0.87%
20171,27190.71%
20161,26230.24%
20151,259201.61%
20141,23920.16%
20131,237-2-0.16%
20121,2390.00%
20111,23960.49%
20101,2330.00%