Wounded Knee, South Dakota Population 2020

456

Wounded Knee is a city located in South Dakota. Wounded Knee has a 2020 population of 456. Wounded Knee is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 19.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 382 in 2010. Wounded Knee reached it's highest population of 681 in 2016.

The average household income in Wounded Knee is $12,988 with a poverty rate of 95.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wounded Knee is 21.6 years, 20.5 years for males, and 22.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.0 males.

Wounded Knee Demographics

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

  • Native American: 100.00%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wounded Knee, South Dakota is 456, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 456.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 382.

Wounded Knee, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native456100.00%

Wounded Knee Population Pyramid 2020

Wounded Knee Median Age

21.6


Total

20.5


Male

22.6


Female

Wounded Knee Adults

There are 267 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Wounded Knee.

Wounded Knee Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wounded Knee Sex Ratio

Female

252

55.26%

Male

204

44.74%

Wounded Knee Households and Families

Wounded Knee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wounded Knee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
All13.1%86.9%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%
Married0%0%

13.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All845.4313.1
Female406.050
Male335.820
Non Family112100
Married00

5.81

Average Family Size

5.43

Average Household Size

23.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wounded Knee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade8850.29%
High School Graduate4425.14%
Some College3218.29%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree116.29%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Wounded Knee Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 49.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 6.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,864$$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,864

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Wounded Knee Language

Wounded Knee Language by Age

Wounded Knee Language

62.70% of Wounded Knee residents speak only English, while 37.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 37.30% of the population.

Wounded Knee Poverty

Wounded Knee Poverty by Race

95.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

94.61%

Male Poverty Rate

95.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wounded Knee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wounded Knee is Native, with 95.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wounded Knee is Native, with 95.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was NaN%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100.00%.

Name Poverty
High School100.00%
Less Than High School100.00%
Some College65.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.63%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wounded Knee Income

Wounded Knee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households-$12,988
Families$6,726$7,142
Married Families--
Non Families--

Wounded Knee Marital Status

Wounded Knee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

7.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.3%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wounded Knee Married by Age and Sex

Wounded Knee Marriage

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

Wounded Knee Marital Status by Race

Wounded Knee Veterans

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Wounded Knee Veterans by Education

NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wounded Knee Employment Status

19.9%

Labor Force Participation

4.1%

Employment Rate

79.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wounded Knee 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

97.37%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wounded Knee residents were born in the United States, with 97.37% 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
20204560.00%
20194560.00%
2018456-65-12.48%
2017521-160-23.49%
20166819115.42%
201559012827.71%
2014462-73-13.64%
201353510022.99%
201243510029.85%
2011335-47-12.30%
20103820.00%