Brown County, South Dakota Population 2022

Brown County, South Dakota's estimated population is 37,921 with a growth rate of -0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, South Dakota is the 5th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 36,653 and has seen a growth of 3.46% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803530.00%
189016,85516,5024674.79%
190015,286-1,569-9.31%
191025,86710,58169.22%
192029,5093,64214.08%
193031,4581,9496.60%
194029,676-1,782-5.66%
195032,6172,9419.91%
196034,1061,4894.57%
197036,9202,8148.25%
198036,962420.11%
199035,580-1,382-3.74%
201036,6531,0733.02%
201136,9252720.74%
201237,5696441.74%
201338,1365671.51%
201438,2551190.31%
201538,4001450.38%
201638,9005001.30%
201739,2903901.00%
201839,145-145-0.37%
201938,839-306-0.78%
202038,533-306-0.79%
202138,227-306-0.79%
202237,921-306-0.80%
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Brown County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,46888.41%
Black or African American9032.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3113.36%
Asian1,3253.40%
Some Other Race710.18%
Two or More Races9102.33%
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Brown County, South Dakota Population by Race

Brown County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Brown County, South Dakota Median Age

37.4


Total

36.5


Male

38.4


Female

Brown County, South Dakota Adults

There are 29,720 adults, (6,945 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, South Dakota.

Brown County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

19,827

50.85%

Male

19,161

49.15%

Brown County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Brown County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All65.6%34.4%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female48%52%
Non Family42.6%57.4%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2452.3265.6
Married7,6773.0488.9
Male7263.6658.8
Female1,1643.1748
Non Family6,6781.2142.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Brown County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6492.52%
9th to 12th Grade9673.75%
High School Graduate7,74230.06%
Some College5,13519.94%
Associates Degree3,09712.02%
Bachelors Degree5,60421.76%
Graduate Degree2,5629.95%
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Brown County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brown County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian836759503
White23,32822,0277,438
2+ Races28224384
Other Race63439
Hispanic56251573
Native American53749861
Black43532022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.17%.

Brown County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,147$48,579$34,034
Less Than 9th Grade$27,443$28,333$
High School Graduate$34,029$40,469$27,095
Some College$39,702$47,568$31,003
Bachelors Degree$48,766$59,634$41,192
Graduate Degree$59,229$74,886$53,017

$41,147

Average Earnings

$48,579

Average Male

$34,034

Average Female

Brown County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Brown County, South Dakota Language

92.69% of Brown County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 7.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Brown County, South Dakota Language

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,25848738.71%
Asian1,29131224.17%
Black87518621.26%
Hispanic1,07619918.49%
White32,7492,3317.12%
OtherNaN%
Multiple894869.62%

9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, South Dakota is Native, with 38.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.18%.

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.09%
High School9.13%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Brown County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.27%
Male Unemployed7.59%
Female Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed34.03%

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

Brown County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,816$80,631
Families$85,519$99,930
Married Families$95,019$111,907
Non Families$35,817$51,071
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Income by Household Type

Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Brown 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 35-44.

Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Brown County, South Dakota Marital Status

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1,751

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War368
First Gulf War373
Vietnam590
Korea167
World War II48

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34148
35 to 54502
55 to 64187
65 to 74434
75+480

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6566.22%
Black30.46%
Native American789.85%
Other Race1116.67%
2+ Races30.63%
Hispanic253.31%

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Brown County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Brown 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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68.44%

Born in Brown County, South Dakota

95.37%

Native Born

4.63%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.37% of Brown County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 68.44% having been born in South Dakota. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brown 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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