Whitewood, South Dakota Population 2022

1,009
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Whitewood is a city located in Lawrence County South Dakota. Whitewood has a 2020 population of 1,009. Whitewood is currently growing at a rate of 1.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 935 in 2010.

The average household income in Whitewood is $69,184 with a poverty rate of 15.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $744 per month, and the median house value is $114,400. The median age in Whitewood is 45 years, 42 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Whitewood Demographics

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

  • White: 92.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Native American: 3.44%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Whitewood, South Dakota is 1,009 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,009.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 935.

Whitewood, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,02192.48%
Two or More Races403.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native383.44%
Some Other Race50.45%
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Whitewood Population by Race

Whitewood Population Pyramid $2022

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Whitewood Median Age

45


Total

42


Male

46.7


Female

Whitewood Adults

There are 865 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Whitewood.

Whitewood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitewood Sex Ratio

Female

612

55.43%

Male

492

44.57%

Whitewood Population by Age

Whitewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male72.2%27.8%
All81.1%18.9%
Married93.3%6.7%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4542.3281.1
Married2082.9793.3
Non Family1951.2871.3
Female333.5566.7
Male183.7872.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Whitewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade415.08%
9th to 12th Grade678.30%
High School Graduate33942.01%
Some College18222.55%
Associates Degree566.94%
Bachelors Degree10112.52%
Graduate Degree212.60%
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Whitewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White735655116
Hispanic39176
Native American2020
2+ Races19136
Other Race5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.58%.

Whitewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$41,146$25,144
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,096$32,125$21,875
Some College$35,089$43,000$21,477
Bachelors Degree$42,500$66,094$35,781
Graduate Degree$67,500$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$41,146

Average Male

$25,144

Average Female

Whitewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitewood Language by Age

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Whitewood Language

99.23% of Whitewood residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Whitewood Language

Whitewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White96913013.42%
Native382873.68%
Multiple371643.24%
OtherNaN%

15.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.51%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitewood is Native, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Whitewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.88%
Less Than 9th Grade15.74%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Whitewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Male Employed16.13%
Female Unemployed15.00%
Female Employed7.03%

Whitewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,250$69,184
Families$82,566$76,128
Married Families$87,500-
Non Families$25,885$57,611
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Income by Household Type

Whitewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitewood Married by Age and Sex

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Whitewood 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.

Whitewood Marital Status by Race

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Whitewood Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War13
World War II
Korea

Whitewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
35 to 5424
18 to 3410
55 to 647
75+4

Whitewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White658.07%
Native American420.00%

Whitewood Veterans by Race

Whitewood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitewood Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Whitewood Employment by Age

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Whitewood Employment by Race

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Whitewood 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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65.31%

Born in Whitewood

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Whitewood residents were born in the United States, with 65.31% 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 Latin America.

Whitewood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,009101.00%
2021999101.01%
2020989101.02%
2019979101.03%
201896980.83%
2017961121.26%
2016949161.71%
2015933-3-0.32%
2014936-17-1.78%
2013953131.38%
201294040.43%
201193610.11%
20109350.00%

Whitewood Population by Year