Porcupine, South Dakota Population 2020

1,517

Porcupine is a city located in South Dakota. Porcupine has a 2020 population of 1,517. Porcupine is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 42.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,062 in 2010. Porcupine reached it's highest population of 1,517 in 2018.

The average household income in Porcupine is $28,482 with a poverty rate of 88.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $517 per month, and the median house value is $20,500. The median age in Porcupine is 19.7 years, 18.2 years for males, and 23.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.9 males.

Porcupine Demographics

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

  • Native American: 86.62%
  • Two or more races: 8.77%
  • White: 4.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Porcupine, South Dakota is 1,517, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,062.

Porcupine, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,31486.62%
Two or More Races1338.77%
White704.61%

Porcupine Population Pyramid 2020

Porcupine Median Age

19.7


Total

18.2


Male

23.7


Female

Porcupine Adults

There are 849 adults, (56 of whom are seniors) in Porcupine.

Porcupine Age Dependency

91.3

Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

84.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Porcupine Sex Ratio

Female

716

47.20%

Male

801

52.80%

Porcupine Households and Families

Porcupine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Porcupine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82.6%17.4%
Married60.4%39.6%
All49.3%50.7%
Female39%61%
Male0%100%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2685.5449.3
Female1187.5239
Non Family691.1982.6
Married487.2160.4
Male335.120

6.67

Average Family Size

5.54

Average Household Size

12.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Porcupine Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.32%
9th to 12th Grade13121.69%
High School Graduate13121.69%
Some College22937.91%
Associates Degree6811.26%
Bachelors Degree315.13%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Porcupine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American56341819
Multiple Races333312
Hispanic1414
White88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 36.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$$$
Less Than High School$34,375$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$10,580$$9,722
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Porcupine Language

Porcupine Language by Age

Porcupine Language

78.23% of Porcupine residents speak only English, while 21.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 21.77% of the population.

Porcupine Poverty

Porcupine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,3141,17289.19%
Hispanic15713485.35%
Multiple133133100.00%

88.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

86.91%

Male Poverty Rate

91.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porcupine

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porcupine is Hispanic, with 85.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 48.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 59.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 95.07%.

Name Poverty
High School93.89%
Less Than High School91.03%
Some College77.16%
Bachelors or Greater38.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed88.89%
Female Employed73.64%
Male Employed27.03%

Porcupine Income

Porcupine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$18,864$28,482
Families$19,148$21,373
Married Families--
Non Families$8,859$14,732

Porcupine Marital Status

Porcupine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

16.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.9%

Male Marriage Rate

15.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Porcupine Married by Age and Sex

Porcupine 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.

Porcupine Marital Status by Race

Porcupine Veterans

35

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War16
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War8
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5416
55 to 6411
18 to 348
75+
65 to 74
Name Veterans % of Total
Indian273.73%
White814.29%

$Porcupine Veterans by Education

18.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porcupine Employment Status

38.7%

Labor Force Participation

28%

Employment Rate

27.7%

Unemployment Rate

Porcupine 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

85.23%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Porcupine residents were born in the United States, with 85.23% 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,5170.00%
20191,5170.00%
20181,517352.36%
20171,48218714.44%
20161,295-74-5.41%
20151,369181.33%
20141,35127926.03%
20131,07212212.84%
2012950-166-14.87%
20111,116545.08%
20101,0620.00%