Wagner, South Dakota Population 2020

1,566

Wagner is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,566, it is the 41st largest city in South Dakota and the 8558th largest city in the United States. Wagner is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,566 in 2010. Wagner reached it's highest population of 1,590 in 2015. Spanning over 2 miles, Wagner has a population density of 829 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wagner is $48,669 with a poverty rate of 19.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $375 per month, and the median house value is $90,500. The median age in Wagner is 42.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 45.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Wagner Demographics

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

  • White: 60.85%
  • Native American: 30.75%
  • Two or more races: 6.95%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wagner, South Dakota is 1,566, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,562.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,566.

Wagner, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92860.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native46930.75%
Two or More Races1066.95%
Some Other Race171.11%
Asian50.33%

Wagner Population Pyramid 2020

Wagner Median Age

42.1


Total

34.6


Male

45.4


Female

Wagner Adults

There are 1,149 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Wagner.

Wagner Age Dependency

92.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wagner Sex Ratio

Female

786

51.54%

Male

739

48.46%

Wagner Households and Families

Wagner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wagner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All57%43%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male42.9%57.1%
Non Family39%61%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5792.4657
Non Family2771.1739
Married2133.4485.9
Female543.5744.4
Male355.1142.9

3.48

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wagner Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade464.82%
9th to 12th Grade656.81%
High School Graduate35337.00%
Some College17918.76%
Associates Degree11812.37%
Bachelors Degree13213.84%
Graduate Degree616.39%

Wagner Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White669610176
Native American25520512
Hispanic3025
Multiple Races1111
Asian555
Other Race33

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,750$34,706$30,417
Less Than High School$19,792$18,542$26,250
High School Grad$30,139$32,708$22,250
Some College$28,897$32,500$27,614
Bachelors Degree$43,750$45,417$42,143
Graduate Degree$52,596$53,542$46,667

$32,750

Average Earnings

$34,706

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Wagner Language

Wagner Language by Age

Wagner Language

94.24% of Wagner residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Wagner Poverty

Wagner Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native46017237.39%
White806678.31%
Multiple1063331.13%
Hispanic12897.03%
Asian5240.00%

19.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.16%

Male Poverty Rate

20.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wagner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wagner is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wagner is Hispanic, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.42%
High School28.71%
Some College15.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.90%
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed5.83%

Wagner Income

Wagner Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,512$48,669
Families$58,750$62,918
Married Families$75,417-
Non Families$19,375$31,479

Wagner Marital Status

Wagner Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wagner Married by Age and Sex

Wagner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wagner Marital Status by Race

Wagner Veterans

116

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea28
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War14
World War II

$Wagner Veterans by Education

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wagner Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wagner 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

76.72%

Born in South Dakota

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.89% of Wagner residents were born in the United States, with 76.72% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,56620.13%
20191,56420.13%
20181,562-24-1.51%
20171,58620.13%
20161,584-6-0.38%
20151,590171.08%
20141,57340.25%
20131,569-4-0.25%
20121,573-2-0.13%
20111,57530.19%
20101,5720.00%