Wakonda, South Dakota Population 2024

348

Wakonda is a city located in Clay County South Dakota. Wakonda has a 2024 population of 348. Wakonda is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 346 in 2020.

The average household income in Wakonda is $65,202 with a poverty rate of 20.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wakonda is 42.2 years, 32.3 years for males, and 62.3 years for females.

Wakonda Demographics

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

  • White: 93.28%
  • Two or more races: 4.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
901.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.58% (2)
The current population of Wakonda, South Dakota is 348 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 346.

Wakonda, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36193.28%
Two or more races194.91%
Black or African American41.03%
Other race20.52%
Asian10.26%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wakonda Population by Race

Wakonda Population Pyramid 2024

Wakonda Median Age

42.2

Total

32.3

Male

62.3

Female

Wakonda Adults

There are 264 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Wakonda.

Wakonda Age Dependency

180.4

Age Dependency Ratio

91.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

89.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakonda Sex Ratio

Female17645.48%
Male21154.52%

Wakonda Population by Age

Wakonda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1272.5381.118.9
Non Family591.0579.720.3
Married483.6583.316.7
Male124.331000
Female845050
showing: 5 rows

3.57

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wakonda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wakonda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wakonda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Wakonda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,028

Average Earnings

$49,500

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Wakonda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wakonda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wakonda Language

98.33% of Wakonda residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Wakonda Language

Wakonda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2955117.29%
Multiple191368.42%
Black4375%
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20.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakonda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wakonda is Black, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wakonda is White, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.1%.

Wakonda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School43.48%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
Some College3.03%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Wakonda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed17.07%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wakonda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wakonda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wakonda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wakonda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Wakonda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wakonda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wakonda Veterans by War

count

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Wakonda Veterans by Age

count

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Wakonda Veterans by Race

Wakonda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakonda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wakonda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wakonda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wakonda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.42%

Born in Wakonda

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Wakonda residents were born in the United States, with 74.42% having been born in South Dakota. 0.78% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202935310.28%
202835210.28%
202735110.29%
202635010.29%
202534910.29%
202434810.29%
202334710.29%
202234610.29%
2021345-1-0.29%
20203465117.29%
2019295-8-2.64%
2018303-4-1.3%
2017307-2-0.65%
201630930.98%
2015306-4-1.29%
2014310-5-1.59%
2013315-7-2.17%
2012322-2-0.62%
201132420.62%
2010322
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Wakonda Population by Year