Scotland, South Dakota Population 2020

825

Scotland is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 825, it is the 76th largest city in South Dakota and the 11152nd largest city in the United States. Scotland is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually but its population has decreased by -1.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 841 in 2010. Scotland reached it's highest population of 840 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Scotland has a population density of 921 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scotland is $51,998 with a poverty rate of 15.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $472 per month, and the median house value is $57,300. The median age in Scotland is 56.2 years, 53.6 years for males, and 59.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Scotland Demographics

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

  • White: 97.32%
  • Native American: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Scotland, South Dakota is 825, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 817.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 841.

Scotland, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69197.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native121.69%
Asian70.99%

Scotland Population Pyramid 2020

Scotland Median Age

56.2


Total

53.6


Male

59.1


Female

Scotland Adults

There are 610 adults, (264 of whom are seniors) in Scotland.

Scotland Age Dependency

105.2

Age Dependency Ratio

76.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotland Sex Ratio

Female

367

51.69%

Male

343

48.31%

Scotland Households and Families

Scotland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scotland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.2%16.8%
All70%30%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female48.1%51.9%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3931.770
Non Family2031.0161.6
Married1552.3983.2
Female272.348.1
Male83.88100

2.33

Average Family Size

1.7

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scotland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6110.95%
9th to 12th Grade325.75%
High School Graduate16028.73%
Some College7313.11%
Associates Degree5710.23%
Bachelors Degree12221.90%
Graduate Degree529.34%

Scotland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White538448158
Native American1299
Asian777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,583$42,688$25,882
Less Than High School$$34,583$2,500
High School Grad$23,750$43,438$15,500
Some College$37,083$41,818$26,528
Bachelors Degree$36,389$42,250$35,547
Graduate Degree$54,444$63,750$34,286

$34,583

Average Earnings

$42,688

Average Male

$25,882

Average Female

Scotland Language

Scotland Language by Age

Scotland Language

97.68% of Scotland residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Scotland Poverty

Scotland Poverty by Race

15.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.91%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotland is White, with 15.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotland is White, with 15.60% 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 28.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.45%
Some College13.01%
High School8.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed12.16%

Scotland Income

Scotland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,406$51,998
Families$62,750$77,209
Married Families$69,821-
Non Families$18,897$27,175

Scotland Marital Status

Scotland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotland Married by Age and Sex

Scotland 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 35-44.

Scotland Marital Status by Race

Scotland Veterans

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Korea12
First Gulf War5
World War II3
Second Gulf War

$Scotland Veterans by Education

7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotland Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scotland 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

77.75%

Born in South Dakota

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.01% of Scotland residents were born in the United States, with 77.75% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202082540.49%
201982140.49%
201881710.12%
201781640.49%
2016812-3-0.37%
2015815-8-0.97%
2014823-1-0.12%
2013824-9-1.08%
201283320.24%
2011831-9-1.07%
20108400.00%