Spearfish is a city located in Lawrence County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 12,533, it is the 11th largest city in South Dakota and the 3446th largest city in the United States. Spearfish is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,193 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Spearfish has a population density of 762 people per square mile.
The average household income in Spearfish is $73,951 with a poverty rate of 12.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Spearfish is 36.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spearfishwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
96.38% of Spearfish residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Spearfish is Native, with 46.12% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Spearfish is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.
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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 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Spearfish
97.44% of Spearfish residents were born in the United States, with 54.34% having been born in South Dakota. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.