Brule County, South Dakota Population 2024

5,455

Brule County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 5,455 with a growth rate of 1.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brule County, South Dakota is the 33rd largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 5,282 and has seen a growth of 3.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,790671.17%
20285,723671.18%
20275,656671.2%
20265,589671.21%
20255,522671.23%
20245,455671.24%
20235,388671.26%
20225,321671.28%
20215,25410.02%
20205,253310.59%
20195,222370.71%
20185,185-115-2.17%
20175,300981.88%
20165,202-37-0.71%
20155,239-38-0.72%
20145,277-79-1.47%
20135,356641.21%
20125,292-4-0.08%
20115,296140.27%
20105,282
19905,4852404.58%
19805,245-625-10.65%
19705,870-449-7.11%
19606,3192434%
19506,076-119-1.92%
19406,195-1,221-16.46%
19307,4162753.85%
19207,14169010.7%
19106,4511,05019.44%
19005,401-1,336-19.83%
18906,7376,4992730.67%
1880238-5,552-95.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.24% (67)
County Website
Brule County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,282
Area
817 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.28% (173)
Founded
1879

Brule County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,33082.52%
Native American64512.29%
Two or more races1893.6%
Black or African American691.32%
Other race140.27%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brule County, South Dakota Population by Race

Brule County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Brule County, South Dakota Median Age

41.5

Total

41

Male

41.9

Female

Brule County, South Dakota Adults

There are 3,964 adults, (1,004 of whom are seniors) in Brule County, South Dakota.

Brule County, South Dakota Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brule County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female2,57149%
Male2,67651%

Brule County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9582.536535
Married9923.237327
Non Family7401.1461.638.4
Female1364.1743.456.6
Male903.637.862.2
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brule County, South Dakota 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

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

Brule County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.43%.

Brule County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,265

Average Earnings

$47,442

Average Male

$36,116

Average Female

Brule County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brule County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brule County, South Dakota Language

94.48% of Brule County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.1% of the population.

Brule County, South Dakota Language

Brule County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,12555113.36%
Native63411017.35%
Hispanic944143.62%
Other1414100%
Multiple16553.03%
showing: 5 rows

13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.7%

Male Poverty Rate

15.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brule County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brule County, South Dakota is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brule County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.06%.

Brule County, South Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.58%
High School21.28%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%
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Brule County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.1%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed5.59%
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Brule County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brule County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brule County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brule County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brule 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 35-44.

Brule County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brule County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

215

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Brule County, South Dakota Veterans by War

count

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Brule County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Brule County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Brule County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brule County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brule County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brule County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brule 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

81.04%

Born in Brule County, South Dakota

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Brule County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 81.04% having been born in South Dakota. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brule County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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