Scotland, South Dakota Population 2024

799

Scotland is a city located in Bon Homme County South Dakota. Scotland has a 2024 population of 799. Scotland is currently growing at a rate of 0.5% annually and its population has increased by 1.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 784 in 2020.

The average household income in Scotland is $73,760 with a poverty rate of 14.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scotland is 45.5 years, 41.5 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Scotland Demographics

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

  • White: 98.33%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
892.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.91% (15)
The current population of Scotland, South Dakota is 799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 784.

Scotland, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76798.33%
Native American50.64%
Other race40.51%
Two or more races40.51%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scotland Population by Race

Scotland Population Pyramid 2024

Scotland Median Age

45.5

Total

41.5

Male

47.8

Female

Scotland Adults

There are 591 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Scotland.

Scotland Age Dependency

106.3

Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotland Sex Ratio

Female46058.97%
Male32041.03%

Scotland Population by Age

Scotland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3362.1680.719.3
Married1512.9790.19.9
Non Family1341.0482.817.2
Female382.4557.942.1
Male133.5415.484.6
showing: 5 rows

2.71

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scotland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scotland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scotland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Scotland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,482

Average Earnings

$46,964

Average Male

$29,737

Average Female

Scotland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scotland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scotland Language

94.02% of Scotland residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Scotland Language

Scotland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White71810714.9%
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14.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotland is White, with 14.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotland is White, with 14.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.34%.

Scotland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.55%
High School16.45%
Some College11.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
showing: 4 rows

Scotland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.67%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed6.55%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Scotland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scotland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scotland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scotland 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 55-64.

Scotland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scotland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Scotland Veterans by War

count

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Scotland Veterans by Age

count

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Scotland Veterans by Race

Scotland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Scotland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scotland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scotland 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

71.28%

Born in Scotland

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Scotland residents were born in the United States, with 71.28% having been born in South Dakota. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scotland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202981940.49%
202881540.49%
202781140.5%
202680740.5%
202580340.5%
202479940.5%
202379540.51%
202279140.51%
202178730.38%
2020784-21-2.61%
2019805-4-0.49%
2018809-3-0.37%
2017812
2016812-2-0.25%
2015814-9-1.09%
2014823
2013823-10-1.2%
201283320.24%
2011831-9-1.07%
2010840
showing: 20 rows

Scotland Population by Year