Spencer, South Dakota Population 2024

137

Spencer is a city located in McCook County South Dakota. Spencer has a 2024 population of 137. Spencer is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 137 in 2020.

The average household income in Spencer is $89,404 with a poverty rate of 1.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Spencer is 46 years, 45.8 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Spencer Demographics

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

  • White: 95.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
510.90/sq mi
The current population of Spencer, South Dakota is 137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 137.

Spencer, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10795.54%
Two or more races43.57%
Native American10.89%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Spencer Population by Race

Spencer Population Pyramid 2024

Spencer Median Age

46

Total

45.8

Male

52.5

Female

Spencer Adults

There are 84 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

119.6

Age Dependency Ratio

64.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female5448.21%
Male5851.79%

Spencer Population by Age

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All522.1584.615.4
Married312.741000
Non Family141.0742.957.1
Male41.751000
Female31.671000
showing: 5 rows

2.55

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spencer 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

Spencer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,000

Average Earnings

$75,000

Average Male

$46,667

Average Female

Spencer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spencer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spencer Language

96.19% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Spencer Language

Spencer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10521.9%
showing: 1 rows

1.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.72%

Male Poverty Rate

1.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.26%.

Spencer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.76%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Spencer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Spencer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spencer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spencer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Spencer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spencer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Spencer Veterans by War

count

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Spencer Veterans by Age

count

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Spencer Veterans by Race

Spencer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spencer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spencer 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

80.36%

Born in Spencer

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 80.36% having been born in South Dakota. 0.89% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029137
2028137
2027137
2026137
2025137
2024137
2023137
2022137
2021137
2020137-10-6.8%
201914710.68%
2018146-1-0.68%
201714710.68%
2016146
2015146-4-2.67%
2014150-2-1.32%
201315210.66%
2012151
2011151-2-1.31%
2010153
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Spencer Population by Year