Wakonda, South Dakota Population 2022

267
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Wakonda is a city located in Clay County South Dakota. Wakonda has a 2020 population of 267. Wakonda is currently declining at a rate of -3.26% annually and its population has decreased by -17.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 322 in 2010.

The average household income in Wakonda is $59,538 with a poverty rate of 13.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $58,800. The median age in Wakonda is 56 years, 48 years for males, and 61.1 years for females.

Wakonda Demographics

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

  • White: 94.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wakonda, South Dakota is 267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 267.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 322.

Wakonda, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25194.01%
Black or African American51.87%
Asian20.75%
Two or More Races93.37%
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Wakonda Population by Race

Wakonda Population Pyramid 2022

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Wakonda Median Age

47.5


Total

32


Male

60.4


Female

Wakonda Adults

There are 186 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Wakonda.

Wakonda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

87.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

81.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakonda Sex Ratio

Female

125

46.82%

Male

142

53.18%

Wakonda Population by Age

Wakonda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wakonda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married97.6%2.4%
All85.3%14.7%
Non Family78.3%21.7%
Female33.3%66.7%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wakonda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1022.3485.3
Married423.3697.6
Male84.38100
Female62.533.3
Non Family461.0478.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Wakonda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade63.41%
9th to 12th Grade42.27%
High School Graduate8447.73%
Some College3218.18%
Associates Degree147.95%
Bachelors Degree2413.64%
Graduate Degree126.82%
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Wakonda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wakonda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian222
Black552
White16515532
2+ Races44

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wakonda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,523$44,583$31,607
Less Than 9th Grade$45,625$40,000$
High School Graduate$32,083$37,917$30,357
Some College$40,000$43,500$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$73,750$$53,750

$38,523

Average Earnings

$44,583

Average Male

$31,607

Average Female

Wakonda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wakonda Language by Age

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Wakonda Language

97.98% of Wakonda residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Wakonda Language

Wakonda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
Multiple9777.78%
White223219.42%
OtherNaN%

13.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

18.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakonda

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.69%.

Wakonda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School31.15%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%

Wakonda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed15.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wakonda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wakonda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,000$57,706
Families$73,750$83,521
Married Families$95,000-
Non Families$26,250$24,220
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Income by Household Type

Wakonda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wakonda Married by Age and Sex

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Wakonda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wakonda Marital Status by Race

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Wakonda Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War2
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Wakonda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 642
65 to 7410
75+6

Wakonda Veterans by Age

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Wakonda Veterans by Race

Wakonda Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakonda Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wakonda Employment by Age

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Wakonda Employment by Race

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Wakonda 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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71.54%

Born in Wakonda

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Wakonda residents were born in the United States, with 71.54% having been born in South Dakota. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Wakonda Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103220.00%
201132420.62%
2012322-2-0.62%
2013314-8-2.48%
2014312-2-0.64%
2015305-7-2.24%
201630720.66%
2017306-1-0.33%
2018303-3-0.98%
2019294-9-2.97%
2020285-9-3.06%
2021276-9-3.16%
2022267-9-3.26%

Wakonda Population by Year