Whitewood, South Dakota Population 2020

989

Whitewood is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 989, it is the 66th largest city in South Dakota and the 10347th largest city in the United States. Whitewood is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 6.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 927 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Whitewood has a population density of 1,552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whitewood is $70,960 with a poverty rate of 11.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $805 per month, and the median house value is $111,400. The median age in Whitewood is 39.4 years, 36.5 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.8 males.

Whitewood Demographics

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

  • White: 94.29%
  • Native American: 2.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Whitewood, South Dakota is 989, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 965.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 927.

Whitewood, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99194.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native302.85%
Two or More Races191.81%
Some Other Race111.05%

Whitewood Population Pyramid 2020

Whitewood Median Age

39.4


Total

36.5


Male

41.7


Female

Whitewood Adults

There are 797 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Whitewood.

Whitewood Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitewood Sex Ratio

Female

591

56.23%

Male

460

43.77%

Whitewood Households and Families

Whitewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Female81%19%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male50%50%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4222.3776.8
Married2113.185.3
Non Family1761.2968.2
Female212.6781
Male144.4350

3.09

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitewood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade476.56%
9th to 12th Grade385.30%
High School Graduate30542.54%
Some College15621.76%
Associates Degree547.53%
Bachelors Degree9112.69%
Graduate Degree263.63%

Whitewood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White667589111
Hispanic25196
Native American1918
Multiple Races12126
Other Race115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,050$40,357$25,870
Less Than High School$25,694$43,750$
High School Grad$27,813$38,750$21,167
Some College$33,750$37,250$24,375
Bachelors Degree$37,500$66,250$35,469
Graduate Degree$56,250$48,750$82,969

$32,050

Average Earnings

$40,357

Average Male

$25,870

Average Female

Whitewood Language

Whitewood Language by Age

Whitewood Language

99.59% of Whitewood residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Whitewood Poverty

Whitewood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White969969.91%
Native302273.33%
Multiple17211.76%

11.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

10.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitewood is Native, with 73.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitewood is White, with 9.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.69%.

Name Poverty
High School12.79%
Some College11.90%
Less Than High School11.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed82.35%
Male Employed12.04%
Female Employed7.02%

Whitewood Income

Whitewood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,929$70,960
Families$75,909$77,093
Married Families$81,063-
Non Families$29,688$58,940

Whitewood Marital Status

Whitewood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitewood Married by Age and Sex

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

Whitewood Veterans

68

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War12
World War II
Korea

$Whitewood Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitewood Employment Status

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Whitewood 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

64.03%

Born in South Dakota

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Whitewood residents were born in the United States, with 64.03% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020989121.23%
2019977121.24%
2018965111.15%
2017954121.27%
2016942131.40%
2015929-4-0.43%
2014933-18-1.89%
2013951121.28%
201293910.11%
201193840.43%
20109340.00%