Wagner, South Dakota Population 2022

1,517
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Wagner is a city located in Charles Mix County South Dakota. Wagner has a 2020 population of 1,517. Wagner is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -3.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,572 in 2010.

The average household income in Wagner is $50,508 with a poverty rate of 10.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $541 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. The median age in Wagner is 43.3 years, 38 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Wagner Demographics

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

  • White: 59.39%
  • Native American: 33.72%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Wagner, South Dakota is 1,517 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,572.

Wagner, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93059.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native52833.72%
Asian110.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.32%
Some Other Race30.19%
Two or More Races895.68%
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Wagner Population by Race

Wagner Population Pyramid 2022

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Wagner Median Age

41.9


Total

31.5


Male

50


Female

Wagner Adults

There are 1,173 adults, (427 of whom are seniors) in Wagner.

Wagner Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wagner Sex Ratio

Female

812

51.85%

Male

754

48.15%

Wagner Population by Age

Wagner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wagner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All56.7%43.3%
Male40.7%59.3%
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female34.6%65.4%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wagner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5662.5556.7
Married2383.1881.1
Male277.2640.7
Female523.8534.6
Non Family2491.1739.8

3.53

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Wagner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade424.15%
9th to 12th Grade636.23%
High School Graduate40239.76%
Some College16816.62%
Associates Degree11110.98%
Bachelors Degree17617.41%
Graduate Degree494.85%
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Wagner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wagner Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race333
Asian111110
White689633197
Native American26822815
2+ Races1010
Hispanic4844
Islander5

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

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

Wagner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,755$31,685$31,810
Less Than 9th Grade$17,188$15,313$
High School Graduate$24,671$28,958$21,591
Some College$30,645$30,750$30,595
Bachelors Degree$41,793$46,583$40,595
Graduate Degree$54,000$53,500$55,417

$31,755

Average Earnings

$31,685

Average Male

$31,810

Average Female

Wagner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wagner Language by Age

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Wagner Language

92.77% of Wagner residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Wagner Language

Wagner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander55100.00%
Asian11436.36%
Native50510220.20%
White808394.83%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic184147.61%

10.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.63%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wagner

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wagner is Hispanic, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.79%.

Wagner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.53%
High School14.81%
Some College14.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Wagner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed6.95%
Female Unemployed57.14%

Wagner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wagner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,682$51,920
Families$67,917$69,456
Married Families$77,273-
Non Families$17,125$27,994
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Income by Household Type

Wagner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wagner Married by Age and Sex

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Wagner 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.

Wagner Marital Status by Race

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Wagner Marital Status

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92

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War7
Vietnam26
Korea41
World War II

Wagner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 542
55 to 6416
65 to 7412
75+46

Wagner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8410.43%
Native American82.46%

Wagner Veterans by Race

Wagner Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wagner Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wagner Employment by Age

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Wagner Employment by Race

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Wagner 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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79.89%

Born in Wagner

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Wagner residents were born in the United States, with 79.89% having been born in South Dakota. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wagner Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5720.00%
20111,57310.06%
20121,572-1-0.06%
20131,568-4-0.25%
20141,57130.19%
20151,587161.02%
20161,581-6-0.38%
20171,5810.00%
20181,557-24-1.52%
20191,547-10-0.64%
20201,537-10-0.65%
20211,527-10-0.65%
20221,517-10-0.65%

Wagner Population by Year