Valley Springs, South Dakota Population 2020

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Valley Springs is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 729, it is the 84th largest city in South Dakota and the 11708th largest city in the United States. Valley Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 759 in 2010. Valley Springs reached it's highest population of 774 in 2013. Spanning over 1 miles, Valley Springs has a population density of 780 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley Springs is $60,891 with a poverty rate of 6.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $130,000. The median age in Valley Springs is 37.5 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.3 males.

Valley Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 96.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Valley Springs, South Dakota is 729, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 743.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 759.

Valley Springs, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73496.96%
Two or More Races182.38%
Black or African American30.40%
Asian20.26%
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Valley Springs Population Pyramid 2020

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Valley Springs Median Age

37.5


Total

36.6


Male

37.8


Female

Valley Springs Adults

There are 558 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Valley Springs.

Valley Springs Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Springs Sex Ratio

Female

367

48.48%

Male

390

51.52%

Valley Springs Households and Families

Valley Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All82.7%17.3%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
Male73.3%26.7%
Female69.7%30.3%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3122.4382.7
Married1573.0691.7
Non Family1071.3174.8
Female332.7969.7
Male152.9373.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Valley Springs Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.39%
9th to 12th Grade254.87%
High School Graduate18035.09%
Some College12023.39%
Associates Degree9117.74%
Bachelors Degree6412.48%
Graduate Degree316.04%
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Valley Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White49046378
Hispanic181816
Black33
Asian221

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 88.89%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,375$38,750$33,083
Less Than High School$26,667$27,083$
High School Grad$34,107$38,000$31,625
Some College$37,750$44,375$35,208
Bachelors Degree$38,750$57,917$34,107
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,375

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$33,083

Average Female

Valley Springs Language

Valley Springs Language by Age

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Valley Springs Language

97.03% of Valley Springs residents speak only English, while 2.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Valley Springs Poverty

Valley Springs Poverty by Race

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6.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.93%

Male Poverty Rate

6.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Springs is White, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley Springs is White, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.67%.

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Name Poverty
Some College12.80%
High School1.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed2.74%
Male Employed1.85%

Valley Springs Income

Valley Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,571$60,891
Families$63,375$70,752
Married Families$72,813-
Non Families$32,639$39,098
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Valley Springs Marital Status

Valley Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Valley Springs 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.

Valley Springs Marital Status by Race

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Valley Springs Veterans

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47

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
35 to 5412
55 to 6411
18 to 347
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
White468.32%
Asian150.00%

Valley Springs Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Springs Employment Status

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78.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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55.35%

Born in South Dakota

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.62% of Valley Springs residents were born in the United States, with 55.35% having been born in South Dakota. 2.11% 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
2020729-7-0.95%
2019736-7-0.94%
2018743-10-1.33%
2017753-7-0.92%
2016760-3-0.39%
2015763-5-0.65%
2014768-6-0.78%
201377470.91%
201276770.92%
2011760-1-0.13%
20107610.00%