Bennett County, South Dakota Population 2021

Bennett County, South Dakota's estimated population is 3,149 with a growth rate of -3.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bennett County, South Dakota is the 46th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 3,451 and has seen a growth of -8.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,149-108-3.32%
20203,257-108-3.21%
20193,365-108-3.11%
20183,473270.78%
20173,44650.15%
20163,441391.15%
20153,402-34-0.99%
20143,436-27-0.78%
20133,463130.38%
20123,45010.03%
20113,449-2-0.06%
20103,4512457.64%
19903,2061625.32%
19803,044-44-1.42%
19703,088351.15%
19603,053-343-10.10%
19503,396-587-14.74%
19403,983-607-13.22%
19304,5902,666138.57%
19201,9241,8281904.17%
1910960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-3.32%
County Website
Founded
1912
County Seat
2010 Population
3,451
Growth (since 2010)
-8.75%
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Bennett County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native2,06460.26%
White1,15133.61%
Two or More Races1835.34%
Asian150.44%
Some Other Race100.29%
Black or African American20.06%
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Bennett County, South Dakota Population by Race

Bennett County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2021

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Bennett County, South Dakota Median Age

28.6


Total

25.4


Male

30.7


Female

Bennett County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,199 adults, (398 of whom are seniors) in Bennett County, South Dakota.

Bennett County, South Dakota Age Dependency

90.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bennett County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,739

50.77%

Male

1,686

49.23%

Bennett County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Bennett County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Married72.7%27.3%
All60.5%39.5%
Male54.5%45.5%
Female23.3%76.7%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bennett County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9843.4460.5
Married4323.4972.7
Non Family2561.273.4
Female2195.4223.3
Male775.0354.5

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Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

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Bennett County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade904.77%
9th to 12th Grade27914.79%
High School Graduate62333.02%
Some College46224.48%
Associates Degree1367.21%
Bachelors Degree25413.46%
Graduate Degree432.28%
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Bennett County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bennett County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American90358170
White883848192
Multiple Races797023
Hispanic44326
Asian11118
Black222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bennett County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,289$34,259$29,734
Less Than High School$19,375$9,667$25,682
High School Grad$29,653$43,864$23,984
Some College$32,330$34,271$30,577
Bachelors Degree$40,536$46,136$39,444
Graduate Degree$41,250$33,542$55,625

$31,289

Average Earnings

$34,259

Average Male

$29,734

Average Female

Bennett County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bennett County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Bennett County, South Dakota Language

89.38% of Bennett County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 10.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 9.49% of the population.

Bennett County, South Dakota Language

Bennett County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,9901,05753.12%
White1,119978.67%
Multiple1812614.36%
Hispanic851214.12%
Asian151066.67%

35.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.25%

Male Poverty Rate

40.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bennett County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bennett County, South Dakota is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bennett County, South Dakota is White, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.81%.

Bennett County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School67.60%
Some College20.21%
High School16.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.74%

Bennett County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed89.92%
Male Unemployed83.02%
Male Employed11.34%
Female Employed10.93%

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

Bennett County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$58,638
Families$50,714$62,543
Married Families$61,379-
Non Families$31,000$42,289
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Income by Household Type

Bennett County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bennett County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Bennett County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bennett County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Bennett County, South Dakota Marital Status

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170

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War21
Korea19
Second Gulf War18
World War II2

Bennett County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+71
35 to 5445
65 to 7430
55 to 6412
18 to 3412

Bennett County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11912.58%
Indian383.31%
2 or More1111.83%
Black2100.00%

Bennett County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Bennett County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bennett County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Bennett County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Bennett County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Bennett County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.20%

Born in South Dakota

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Bennett County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 72.20% having been born in South Dakota. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bennett County, South Dakota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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