Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2024

2,366

Sisseton is a city located in Roberts County South Dakota. Sisseton has a 2024 population of 2,366. It is also the county seat of Roberts County.Sisseton is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -4.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,470 in 2020.

The average household income in Sisseton is $55,219 with a poverty rate of 24.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sisseton is 34.1 years, 34.3 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Sisseton Demographics

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

  • Native American: 54.91%
  • White: 41.5%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,486.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.21% (-104)
The current population of Sisseton, South Dakota is 2,366 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,470.

Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American1,40854.91%
White1,06441.5%
Two or more races602.34%
Other race160.62%
Black or African American110.43%
Asian50.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Native American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sisseton Population by Race

Sisseton Population Pyramid 2024

Sisseton Median Age

34.1

Total

34.3

Male

33.7

Female

Sisseton Adults

There are 1,812 adults, (531 of whom are seniors) in Sisseton.

Sisseton Age Dependency

100.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sisseton Sex Ratio

Female1,34252.34%
Male1,22247.66%

Sisseton Population by Age

Sisseton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9402.664951
Non Family3881.153466
Married3133.4372.527.5
Female1573.953565
Male824.3257.342.7
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3.62

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sisseton 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

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,807

Average Earnings

$33,017

Average Male

$32,552

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

96.44% of Sisseton residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Sisseton Language

Sisseton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,38248234.88%
White98611111.26%
Multiple601321.67%
Other16531.25%
Hispanic40512.5%
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24.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.99%

Male Poverty Rate

25.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sisseton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is Native, with 34.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.06%.

Sisseton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College28.79%
Less Than 9th Grade27.69%
High School17.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%
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Sisseton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.18%
Male Unemployed56%
Female Employed14.95%
Male Employed9.06%
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Sisseton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sisseton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sisseton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

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

145

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Sisseton Veterans by War

count

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Sisseton Veterans by Age

count

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Sisseton Veterans by Race

Sisseton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sisseton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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

81.24%

Born in Sisseton

99.8%

Native Born

0.2%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.8% of Sisseton residents were born in the United States, with 81.24% having been born in South Dakota. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sisseton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,251-23-1.01%
20282,274-23-1%
20272,297-23-0.99%
20262,320-23-0.98%
20252,343-23-0.97%
20242,366-23-0.96%
20232,389-23-0.95%
20222,412-23-0.94%
20212,435-35-1.42%
20202,470712.96%
20192,399-4-0.17%
20182,40370.29%
20172,39640.17%
20162,392-16-0.66%
20152,408-30-1.23%
20142,438
20132,438-31-1.26%
20122,46910.04%
20112,468180.73%
20102,450
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Sisseton Population by Year