Wood, South Dakota Population 2024

42

Wood is a city located in Mellette County South Dakota. Wood has a 2024 population of 42. Wood is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43 in 2020.

The average household income in Wood is $40,082 with a poverty rate of 33.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wood is 52 years, 60.3 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Wood Demographics

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

  • Native American: 42.11%
  • White: 40.35%
  • Two or more races: 17.54%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
170.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.33% (-1)
The current population of Wood, South Dakota is 42 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 43.

Wood, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American2442.11%
White2340.35%
Two or more races1017.54%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wood Population by Race

Wood Population Pyramid 2024

Wood Median Age

52

Total

60.3

Male

51.8

Female

Wood Adults

There are 45 adults, (17 of whom are seniors) in Wood.

Wood Age Dependency

103.6

Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood Sex Ratio

Female3663.16%
Male2136.84%

Wood Population by Age

Wood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All381.557.942.1
Non Family311.1358.141.9
Married41.751000
Female350100
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

1.5

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wood 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

Wood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 41.67%.

Wood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,875

Average Earnings

$33,438

Average Male

$

Average Female

Wood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wood Language

96.49% of Wood residents speak only English, while 3.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Wood Language

Wood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native241562.5%
Multiple10440%
showing: 2 rows

33.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.57%

Male Poverty Rate

36.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood is Native, with 62.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood is Multiple, with 40% 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 29.17%.

Wood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College23.33%
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wood Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Wood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

20.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wood Veterans by War

count

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Wood Veterans by Age

count

Wood Veterans by Race

Wood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wood 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

82.46%

Born in Wood

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wood residents were born in the United States, with 82.46% 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.

Wood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942
202842
202742
202642
202542
202442
202342
202242
202142-1-2.33%
202043-20-31.75%
20196311.61%
201862-1-1.59%
201763
20166311.61%
201562-2-3.13%
20146411.59%
20136323.28%
201261-2-3.17%
20116323.28%
201061
showing: 20 rows

Wood Population by Year