Volga, South Dakota Population 2020

2,102

Volga is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,102, it is the 35th largest city in South Dakota and the 7411th largest city in the United States. Volga is currently growing at a rate of 1.99% annually and its population has increased by 18.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,768 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Volga has a population density of 2,204 people per square mile.

The average household income in Volga is $61,990 with a poverty rate of 4.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $149,200. The median age in Volga is 30.5 years, 30.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Volga Demographics

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

  • White: 97.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Volga, South Dakota is 2,102, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,768.

Volga, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,75597.55%
Two or More Races281.56%
Asian90.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.39%

Volga Population Pyramid 2020

Volga Median Age

30.5


Total

30.3


Male

30.7


Female

Volga Adults

There are 1,225 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Volga.

Volga Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Volga Sex Ratio

Female

918

51.03%

Male

881

48.97%

Volga Households and Families

Volga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Volga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
Male80.4%19.6%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female43.9%56.1%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7092.5465.7
Married3453.4181.2
Non Family2511.1846.2
Female57343.9
Male562.7380.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Volga Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.98%
9th to 12th Grade201.96%
High School Graduate32431.73%
Some College22722.23%
Associates Degree13913.61%
Bachelors Degree23422.92%
Graduate Degree676.56%

Volga Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,012985295
Hispanic666
Native American3

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,380$44,352$31,858
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,526$37,578$27,188
Some College$40,511$50,536$30,391
Bachelors Degree$41,667$48,750$37,000
Graduate Degree$56,250$56,328$

$38,380

Average Earnings

$44,352

Average Male

$31,858

Average Female

Volga Language

Volga Language by Age

Volga Language

99.20% of Volga residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Volga Poverty

Volga Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,733704.04%
Asian99100.00%
Hispanic9333.33%

4.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.80%

Male Poverty Rate

5.36%

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 White, with 4.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%
High School2.47%
Some College1.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed5.56%
Female Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Volga Income

Volga Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,716$61,990
Families$65,455$72,360
Married Families$77,946-
Non Families$38,375$39,930

Volga Marital Status

Volga Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Volga Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Volga Marital Status by Race

Volga Veterans

142

Number of Veterans

132

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
Vietnam33
First Gulf War26
Korea20
World War II8

$Volga Veterans by Education

2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Volga Employment Status

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Volga Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.54%

Born in South Dakota

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.17% of Volga residents were born in the United States, with 71.54% having been born in South Dakota. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,102411.99%
20192,061412.03%
20182,020623.17%
20171,958412.14%
20161,917351.86%
20151,882492.67%
20141,833241.33%
20131,809-4-0.22%
20121,813291.63%
20111,784-1-0.06%
20101,7850.00%