Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2020

2,458

Sisseton is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,458, it is the 30th largest city in South Dakota and the 6878th largest city in the United States. Sisseton is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually but its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,470 in 2010. Sisseton reached it's highest population of 2,470 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Sisseton has a population density of 1,545 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sisseton is $52,894 with a poverty rate of 21.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $598 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Sisseton is 36.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.3 males.

Sisseton Demographics

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

  • Native American: 49.16%
  • White: 44.61%
  • Two or more races: 5.15%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sisseton, South Dakota is 2,458, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,426.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,470.

Sisseton, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,22249.16%
White1,10944.61%
Two or More Races1285.15%
Some Other Race271.09%

Sisseton Population Pyramid 2020

Sisseton Median Age

36.8


Total

36.8


Male

36.7


Female

Sisseton Adults

There are 1,860 adults, (454 of whom are seniors) in Sisseton.

Sisseton Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sisseton Sex Ratio

Female

1,188

47.79%

Male

1,298

52.21%

Sisseton Households and Families

Sisseton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sisseton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
Female50.9%49.1%
All48.8%51.2%
Male40%60%
Non Family35.4%64.6%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0122.448.8
Non Family4581.2135.4
Married2322.7977.2
Female2223.8550.9
Male1003.7440

3.26

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sisseton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade804.90%
9th to 12th Grade21513.17%
High School Graduate48729.84%
Some College39624.26%
Associates Degree17810.91%
Bachelors Degree16710.23%
Graduate Degree1096.68%

Sisseton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White835719202
Native American68452651
Hispanic917021
Multiple Races3535
Other Race232323

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,618$26,214$27,045
Less Than High School$11,853$11,599$15,278
High School Grad$24,861$25,568$24,167
Some College$31,288$37,188$30,213
Bachelors Degree$30,938$$32,917
Graduate Degree$29,286$$29,762

$26,618

Average Earnings

$26,214

Average Male

$27,045

Average Female

Sisseton Language

Sisseton Language by Age

Sisseton Language

95.84% of Sisseton residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Sisseton Poverty

Sisseton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,21439932.87%
Multiple1286046.88%
Hispanic1175345.30%
White996181.81%
Other27414.81%

21.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.67%

Male Poverty Rate

23.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sisseton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is Multiple, with 46.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sisseton is White, with 1.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.21%
High School16.63%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater9.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed93.06%
Male Unemployed54.39%
Male Employed13.20%
Female Employed10.89%

Sisseton Income

Sisseton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,167$52,894
Families$43,600$65,278
Married Families$66,364-
Non Families$30,592$35,611

Sisseton Marital Status

Sisseton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sisseton Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Sisseton Marital Status by Race

Sisseton Veterans

126

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea25
World War II17
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War12

$Sisseton Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sisseton Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sisseton 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

73.21%

Born in South Dakota

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.67% of Sisseton residents were born in the United States, with 73.21% having been born in South Dakota. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,458160.66%
20192,442160.66%
20182,426160.66%
20172,410160.67%
20162,394-16-0.66%
20152,410-29-1.19%
20142,4390.00%
20132,439-31-1.26%
20122,47030.12%
20112,467170.69%
20102,4500.00%