Beadle County, South Dakota Population 2024

19,694

Beadle County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 19,694 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beadle County, South Dakota is the 11th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 17,406 and has seen a growth of 13.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,2091030.51%
202820,1061030.51%
202720,0031030.52%
202619,9001030.52%
202519,7971030.52%
202419,6941030.53%
202319,5911030.53%
202219,4883071.6%
202119,181160.08%
202019,1657764.22%
201918,3891500.82%
201818,239-158-0.86%
201718,3972431.34%
201618,15480.04%
201518,146730.4%
201418,073-144-0.79%
201318,2172141.19%
201218,0032911.64%
201117,7123061.76%
201017,40600%
199018,253-942-4.91%
198019,195-1,682-8.06%
197020,877-805-3.71%
196021,6826002.85%
195021,0821,4347.3%
194019,648-3,269-14.26%
193022,9173,64418.91%
192019,2733,49722.17%
191015,7767,69595.22%
19008,081-1,505-15.7%
18909,5868,296643.1%
18801,290-18,919-93.62%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.53% (103)
County Website
Beadle County
2020 Population
19,165
Area
1259 mi²
Density
16 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.76% (529)
Founded
1880

Beadle County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,22874.54%
Asian1,7088.95%
Other race1,4837.77%
Two or more races1,1255.89%
Native American2311.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2011.05%
Black or African American1130.59%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Beadle County, South Dakota Population by Race

Beadle County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Beadle County, South Dakota Median Age

37.5

Total

38.1

Male

36.3

Female

Beadle County, South Dakota Adults

There are 13,870 adults, (3,581 of whom are seniors) in Beadle County, South Dakota.

Beadle County, South Dakota Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Beadle County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female9,63350.46%
Male9,45649.54%

Beadle County, South Dakota Population by Age

Beadle County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4432.4970.129.9
Married3,9953.1676.623.4
Non Family2,5281.1157.342.7
Male4803.6176.723.3
Female4403.0876.623.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Beadle County, South Dakota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1819.42%
9th to 12th Grade6865.47%
High School Graduate4,13633%
Some College2,06816.5%
Associates Degree1,26710.11%
Bachelors Degree2,07716.57%
Graduate Degree1,1178.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Beadle County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beadle County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,0019,3802,792
Asian1,084433117
Hispanic899539158
Other Race606397116
2+ Races33424191
Native American1528620
Islander13300
Black575540

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 70.18%.

Beadle County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,767$50,158$31,553
Less Than 9th Grade$23,794$21,019$25,822
High School Graduate$34,973$47,060$19,441
Some College$43,673$51,358$36,166
Bachelors Degree$50,927$63,088$41,447
Graduate Degree$54,984$81,055$51,667

$43,767

Average Earnings

$50,158

Average Male

$31,553

Average Female

Beadle County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beadle County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Beadle County, South Dakota Language

84.2% of Beadle County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 15.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.52% of the population.

Beadle County, South Dakota Language

Beadle County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5831,0697.87%
Hispanic2,21737917.1%
Other1,48327918.81%
Multiple1,12520418.13%
Islander2017034.83%
Asian1,708643.75%
Black985354.08%
Native2152712.56%

9.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.5%

Male Poverty Rate

10.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beadle County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beadle County, South Dakota is Black, with 54.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beadle County, South Dakota is Asian, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.95%.

Beadle County, South Dakota Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.5%
High School10.11%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Beadle County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed52.8%
Female Unemployed37.36%
Female Employed10.18%
Male Employed4.14%

Beadle County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beadle County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,813$81,214
Families$77,470$97,339
Married Families$84,124$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,262$45,352

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Beadle County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Beadle County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Beadle County, South Dakota 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 45-54.

Beadle County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Beadle County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

875

Number of Veterans

779

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam228
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War118
Korea51
World War II39

Beadle County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54280
75+246
55 to 64180
65 to 74168
18 to 341

Beadle County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8587.74%
Hispanic373.22%
Other Race131.54%
Native American21.2%
2+ Races20.6%

Beadle County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Beadle County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beadle County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Beadle County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Beadle County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Beadle County, South Dakota 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

62.4%

Born in Beadle County, South Dakota

87.99%

Native Born

12.01%

Foreign Born

7.81%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.99% of Beadle County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 62.4% having been born in South Dakota. 7.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Beadle County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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