Willow Lake, South Dakota Population 2024

266

Willow Lake is a city located in Clark County South Dakota. Willow Lake has a 2024 population of 266. Willow Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 2.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 260 in 2020.

The average household income in Willow Lake is $61,701 with a poverty rate of 2.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Willow Lake is 17.1 years, 16.6 years for males, and 17.9 years for females.

Willow Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 81.94%
  • Other race: 12.78%
  • Black or African American: 3.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
714.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.31% (6)
The current population of Willow Lake, South Dakota is 266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 260.

Willow Lake, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29581.94%
Other race4612.78%
Black or African American113.06%
Two or more races82.22%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Willow Lake Population by Race

Willow Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Willow Lake Median Age

17.1

Total

16.6

Male

17.9

Female

Willow Lake Adults

There are 173 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Willow Lake.

Willow Lake Age Dependency

185.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

148.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Lake Sex Ratio

Female19353.61%
Male16746.39%

Willow Lake Population by Age

Willow Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All993.6458.641.4
Married565.485050
Non Family371.0575.724.3
Female42.50100
Male221000
showing: 5 rows

5.15

Average Family Size

3.64

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Willow Lake 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

Willow Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Willow Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,455

Average Earnings

$49,063

Average Male

$28,594

Average Female

Willow Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Willow Lake Language

84.75% of Willow Lake residents speak only English, while 15.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.12% of the population.

Willow Lake Language

Willow Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White29582.71%
showing: 1 rows

2.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.6%

Male Poverty Rate

3.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow Lake is White, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow Lake is White, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Willow Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.39%
High School7.14%
Some College1.52%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Willow Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.43%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Willow Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Willow Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Willow Lake 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.

Willow Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Willow Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Willow Lake Veterans by War

count

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Willow Lake Veterans by Age

count

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Willow Lake Veterans by Race

Willow Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Willow Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Willow Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Willow Lake 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

75%

Born in Willow Lake

93.89%

Native Born

6.11%

Foreign Born

5.56%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.89% of Willow Lake residents were born in the United States, with 75% having been born in South Dakota. 5.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willow Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927620.73%
202827420.74%
202727220.74%
202627020.75%
202526820.75%
202426620.76%
202326420.76%
202226220.77%
2021260
2020260187.44%
2019242
201824231.26%
201723920.84%
2016237-3-1.25%
2015240-3-1.23%
2014243-1-0.41%
2013244-1-0.41%
2012245-4-1.61%
2011249-11-4.23%
2010260
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Willow Lake Population by Year