Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2023

2,482

Sisseton is a city located in Roberts County South Dakota. It is also the county seat of Roberts County. With a 2023 population of 2,482, it is the 35th largest city in South Dakota and the 9800th largest city in the United States.Sisseton is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,479 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Sisseton has a population density of 1,560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sisseton is $56,366 with a poverty rate of 24.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sisseton is 33.3 years, 34.2 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Sisseton Demographics

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

  • White: 47.85%
  • Native American: 47.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Other race: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Sisseton, South Dakota is 2,482 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,479.

Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sisseton Population by Race

Sisseton Population Pyramid 2023

Sisseton Median Age

33.3

Total

34.2

Male

32.8

Female

Sisseton Adults

There are 1,882 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Sisseton.

Sisseton Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sisseton Sex Ratio

Female1,26149.67%
Male1,27850.33%

Sisseton Population by Age

Sisseton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.16

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

41.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sisseton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,284

Average Earnings

$26,213

Average Male

$26,346

Average Female

Sisseton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sisseton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sisseton Language

93.91% of Sisseton residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.79% of the population.

Sisseton Language

Sisseton Poverty by Race

rate

24.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.32%

Male Poverty Rate

23.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sisseton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is Hispanic, with 51.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is White, with 3.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.91%.

Sisseton Poverty

Sisseton Poverty Rate by Education

Sisseton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sisseton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sisseton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sisseton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sisseton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sisseton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sisseton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

146

Number of Veterans

129

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

Sisseton Veterans by War

Sisseton Veterans by Age

count

Sisseton Veterans by Race

Sisseton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sisseton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sisseton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sisseton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sisseton 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

77.09%

Born in Sisseton

100.4%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.4% of Sisseton residents were born in the United States, with 77.09% having been born in South Dakota. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sisseton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Sisseton Population by Year