Waubay, South Dakota Population 2020

567

Waubay is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 567, it is the 110th largest city in South Dakota and the 12781st largest city in the United States. Waubay is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 576 in 2010. Waubay reached it's highest population of 576 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Waubay has a population density of 390 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waubay is $50,235 with a poverty rate of 32.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $479 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Waubay is 50.3 years, 50.1 years for males, and 50.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Waubay Demographics

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

  • White: 50.80%
  • Native American: 44.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waubay, South Dakota is 567, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 567.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 576.

Waubay, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25350.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native22044.18%
Two or More Races255.02%

Waubay Population Pyramid 2020

Waubay Median Age

50.3


Total

50.1


Male

50.8


Female

Waubay Adults

There are 342 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Waubay.

Waubay Age Dependency

140.6

Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

75.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waubay Sex Ratio

Female

256

51.41%

Male

242

48.59%

Waubay Households and Families

Waubay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waubay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married97.5%2.5%
All74%26%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Female52.1%47.9%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2272.1974
Married812.7297.5
Non Family801.257.5
Female482.8852.1
Male182.44100

2.73

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waubay Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade4613.61%
High School Graduate13239.05%
Some College5014.79%
Associates Degree5014.79%
Bachelors Degree4112.13%
Graduate Degree195.62%

Waubay Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21220160
Native American10173
Multiple Races2518

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$19,766$26,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,531$20,893$25,938
Some College$18,750$$19,792
Bachelors Degree$55,250$$55,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,500

Average Earnings

$19,766

Average Male

$26,000

Average Female

Waubay Language

Waubay Language by Age

Waubay Language

96.37% of Waubay residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Waubay Poverty

Waubay Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native22015369.55%
White253103.95%

32.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.12%

Male Poverty Rate

30.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waubay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waubay is Native, with 69.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waubay is White, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.13%
Some College26.00%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed25.29%
Female Employed19.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waubay Income

Waubay Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,313$50,235
Families$45,781$58,341
Married Families$71,250-
Non Families$32,143$35,341

Waubay Marital Status

Waubay Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Waubay Married by Age and Sex

Waubay 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 55-64.

Waubay Marital Status by Race

Waubay Veterans

48

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

$Waubay Veterans by Education

10.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waubay Employment Status

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Waubay 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

80.52%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Waubay residents were born in the United States, with 80.52% 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205670.00%
20195670.00%
20185670.00%
20175670.00%
201656761.07%
2015561-2-0.36%
2014563-8-1.40%
201357181.42%
2012563-13-2.26%
20115760.00%
20105760.00%