Volga, South Dakota Population 2022

2,088
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Volga is a city located in Brookings County South Dakota. Volga has a 2020 population of 2,088. Volga is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 17.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,778 in 2010.

The average household income in Volga is $63,047 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $166,000. The median age in Volga is 30.9 years, 29.1 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Volga Demographics

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

  • White: 97.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Volga, South Dakota is 2,088 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,088.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,778.

Volga, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,88497.82%
Two or More Races221.14%
Asian140.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.21%
Black or African American20.10%
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Volga Population by Race

Volga Population Pyramid $2022

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Volga Median Age

30.9


Total

29.1


Male

32.3


Female

Volga Adults

There are 1,366 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Volga.

Volga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Volga Sex Ratio

Female

972

50.47%

Male

954

49.53%

Volga Population by Age

Volga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Volga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female52.5%47.5%
All64.9%35.1%
Male74.5%25.5%
Married77.7%22.3%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Volga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8262.3364.9
Married3733.1977.7
Non Family3431.1951.6
Female593.1752.5
Male512.7874.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Volga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.26%
9th to 12th Grade151.32%
High School Graduate35931.49%
Some College26523.25%
Associates Degree14913.07%
Bachelors Degree25422.28%
Graduate Degree958.33%
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Volga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Volga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1351,118345
Hispanic444
Native American1

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

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

Volga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,439$50,000$32,473
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,125$38,155$26,591
Some College$44,348$54,559$35,500
Bachelors Degree$40,688$53,333$37,813
Graduate Degree$56,528$57,431$47,083

$40,439

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$32,473

Average Female

Volga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Volga Language by Age

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Volga Language

98.75% of Volga residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Volga Language

Volga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8641115.95%
Asian1414100.00%
Hispanic9333.33%
OtherNaN%

6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Volga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Volga is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Volga is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.

Volga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School10.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%
Some College1.45%

Volga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed6.25%
Female Employed5.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Volga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Volga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,852$63,047
Families$73,819$77,682
Married Families$83,563-
Non Families$36,597$40,648
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Income by Household Type

Volga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Volga Married by Age and Sex

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Volga 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 45-54.

Volga Marital Status by Race

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Volga Marital Status

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129

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War48
Vietnam32
First Gulf War21
Korea15
World War II

Volga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+38
18 to 3435
65 to 7425
35 to 5422
55 to 649

Volga Veterans by Age

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Volga Veterans by Race

Volga Veterans by Education

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2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Volga Veterans by Education

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74.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Volga Employment by Age

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Volga Employment by Race

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Volga 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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67.86%

Born in Volga

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Volga residents were born in the United States, with 67.86% having been born in South Dakota. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Volga Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,088200.97%
20212,068200.98%
20202,048200.99%
20192,028201.00%
20182,008502.55%
20171,958422.19%
20161,916382.02%
20151,878492.68%
20141,829241.33%
20131,805-3-0.17%
20121,808291.63%
20111,77910.06%
20101,7780.00%

Volga Population by Year