Porcupine, South Dakota Population 2022

897
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Porcupine is a city located in South Dakota. Porcupine has a 2020 population of 897. Porcupine is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -3.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 925 in 2010.

The average household income in Porcupine is $29,692 with a poverty rate of 86.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $24,000. The median age in Porcupine is 19.2 years, 18.6 years for males, and 19.7 years for females.

Porcupine Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Porcupinewas:

  • Native American: 94.57%
  • White: 5.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Porcupine, South Dakota is 897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 925.

Porcupine, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White755.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,30694.57%
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Porcupine Population by Race

Porcupine Population Pyramid 2022

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Porcupine Median Age

19.8


Total

19.8


Male

19.8


Female

Porcupine Adults

There are 767 adults, (50 of whom are seniors) in Porcupine.

Porcupine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

85.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Porcupine Sex Ratio

Female

638

46.20%

Male

743

53.80%

Porcupine Population by Age

Porcupine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Porcupine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family77.9%22.1%
Married71.8%28.2%
All43.5%56.5%
Female31.7%68.3%
Male0%100%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Porcupine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2605.1843.5
Married395.0571.8
Male525.290
Female1017.8531.7
Non Family681.2277.9

6.07

Average Family Size

5.18

Average Household Size

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Porcupine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade122.21%
9th to 12th Grade17131.55%
High School Graduate14025.83%
Some College15528.60%
Associates Degree488.86%
Bachelors Degree152.77%
Graduate Degree10.18%
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Porcupine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Porcupine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American53435116
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 native american people with a rate of 3.00%.

Porcupine Educational Attainment by Race

Porcupine Language by Age

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Porcupine Language

82.80% of Porcupine residents speak only English, while 17.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 17.20% of the population.

Porcupine Language

Porcupine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,2881,13888.35%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic795569.62%

86.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

86.22%

Male Poverty Rate

87.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Porcupine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Porcupine is Native, with 88.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Porcupine is Hispanic, with 69.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 93.16%.

Porcupine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade82.51%
High School100.00%
Some College78.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Porcupine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed34.96%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed42.71%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Porcupine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Porcupine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,118$32,180
Families$17,941$18,758
Married Families--
Non Families-$19,179
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Income by Household Type

Porcupine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

16.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.7%

Male Marriage Rate

16.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Porcupine Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Porcupine Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War5
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Porcupine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 545
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Porcupine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White814.04%
Native American50.70%

Porcupine Veterans by Race

Porcupine Veterans by Education

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100.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Porcupine Veterans by Education

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35.7%

Labor Force Participation

28%

Employment Rate

21.5%

Unemployment Rate

Porcupine Employment by Age

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Porcupine Employment by Race

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Porcupine 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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89.50%

Born in Porcupine

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Porcupine residents were born in the United States, with 89.50% 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.

Porcupine Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0620.00%
20111,048-14-1.32%
20121,034-14-1.34%
20131,020-14-1.35%
20141,006-14-1.37%
2015992-14-1.39%
2016978-14-1.41%
2017964-14-1.43%
2018950-14-1.45%
2019936-14-1.47%
2020925-11-1.18%
2021911-14-1.51%
2022897-14-1.54%

Porcupine Population by Year