Wasta, South Dakota Population 2024

64

Wasta is a city located in Pennington County South Dakota. Wasta has a 2024 population of 64. Wasta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64 in 2020.

The average household income in Wasta is $49,765 with a poverty rate of 12.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wasta is 64.5 years, 62.8 years for males, and 66.3 years for females.

Wasta Demographics

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

  • White: 90.48%
  • Native American: 7.94%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
333.60/sq mi
The current population of Wasta, South Dakota is 64 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 64.

Wasta, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5790.48%
Native American57.94%
Two or more races11.59%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wasta Population by Race

Wasta Population Pyramid 2024

Wasta Median Age

64.5

Total

62.8

Male

66.3

Female

Wasta Adults

There are 59 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Wasta.

Wasta Age Dependency

110

Age Dependency Ratio

96.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wasta Sex Ratio

Female4266.67%
Male2133.33%

Wasta Population by Age

Wasta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All371.791.98.1
Non Family19084.215.8
Married162.561000
Female21.51000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.44

Average Family Size

1.7

Average Household Size

91.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wasta 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

Wasta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wasta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24%.

Wasta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,750

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$20,833

Average Female

Wasta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wasta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wasta Language

100% of Wasta residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Wasta Language

Wasta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5459.26%
Hispanic33100%
showing: 2 rows

12.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wasta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wasta is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wasta is White, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.63%.

Wasta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.51%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wasta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wasta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wasta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wasta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

100.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wasta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wasta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wasta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wasta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wasta Veterans by War

count

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Wasta Veterans by Age

count

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Wasta Veterans by Race

Wasta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Wasta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wasta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wasta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wasta 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

85.71%

Born in Wasta

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wasta residents were born in the United States, with 85.71% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wasta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964
202864
202764
202664
202564
202464
202364
202264
202164
202064-18-21.95%
20198211.23%
201881
201781
201681
201581
201481
201381-2-2.41%
20128311.22%
20118222.5%
201080
showing: 20 rows

Wasta Population by Year