Spencer, South Dakota Population 2022

147
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Spencer is a city located in McCook County South Dakota. Spencer has a 2020 population of 147. Spencer is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 153 in 2010.

The average household income in Spencer is $69,426 with a poverty rate of 3.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $80,000. The median age in Spencer is 48.6 years, 48.3 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Spencer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spencerwas:

  • White: 93.01%
  • Native American: 4.90%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, South Dakota is 147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 153.

Spencer, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13393.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native74.90%
Two or More Races32.10%
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Spencer Population by Race

Spencer Population Pyramid $2022

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Spencer Median Age

48.6


Total

48.3


Male

53.5


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 115 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

62

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

70

48.95%

Male

73

51.05%

Spencer Population by Age

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female0%0%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
All88.5%11.5%
Married100%0%
Male100%0%

88.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All612.3488.5
Married472.66100
Non Family131.0846.2
Male14100
Female00

2.69

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Spencer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21.87%
9th to 12th Grade32.80%
High School Graduate7065.42%
Some College1514.02%
Associates Degree1413.08%
Bachelors Degree32.80%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Spencer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White97923
Native American77
2+ Races33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.09%.

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,417$60,750$28,438
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$51,042$52,500$27,813
Some College$46,250$61,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$50,417

Average Earnings

$60,750

Average Male

$28,438

Average Female

Spencer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spencer Language by Age

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Spencer Language

97.14% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Spencer Language

Spencer Poverty by Race

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3.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

2.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Other, with NaN% 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 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.09%.

Spencer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School4.29%
Some College3.45%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spencer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,306$69,426
Families$58,500$78,915
Married Families$58,250-
Non Families-$34,400
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Income by Household Type

Spencer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

79.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

86.7%

Male Marriage Rate

72.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

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Spencer 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.

Spencer Marital Status by Race

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Spencer Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Spencer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 749
55 to 645
75+
35 to 54
18 to 34

Spencer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1110.48%
2+ Races3100.00%

Spencer Veterans by Race

Spencer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer Employment by Age

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Spencer Employment by Race

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Spencer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.72%

Born in Spencer

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 79.72% having been born in South Dakota. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Spencer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221470.00%
20211470.00%
20201470.00%
20191470.00%
20181470.00%
201714732.08%
2016144-2-1.37%
2015146-4-2.67%
2014150-2-1.32%
201315210.66%
20121510.00%
2011151-2-1.31%
20101530.00%

Spencer Population by Year