Davison County, South Dakota Population 2020

Davison County, South Dakota's estimated population is 19,848 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davison County, South Dakota is the 10th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,790-58-0.29%
201719,848-146-0.73%
201619,994860.43%
201519,908-56-0.28%
201419,964250.13%
201319,939-9-0.05%
201219,9482321.18%
201119,7162341.20%
201019,4821,97911.31%
199017,503-317-1.78%
198017,8205012.89%
197017,3196383.82%
196016,6811590.96%
195016,5221,1867.73%
194015,336-1,485-8.83%
193016,8212,68218.97%
192014,1392,51421.63%
191011,6254,14255.35%
19007,4832,03437.33%
18905,4494,193333.84%
18801,2560.00%

How Many People Live in Davison County, South Dakota?

19,848

Davison County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,54693.19%
Two or More Races5212.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native4312.17%
Some Other Race1750.88%
Black or African American1600.80%
Asian680.34%

Davison County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2020

Davison County, South Dakota Median Age

38.8


Total

36.2


Male

41.2


Female

Davison County, South Dakota Adults

There are 15,384 adults, (3,525 of whom are seniors) in Davison County, South Dakota.

Davison County, South Dakota Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Davison County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

9,938

49.94%

Male

9,963

50.06%

Davison County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Davison County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
Male69.2%30.8%
All59.5%40.5%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6872.1759.5
Married4,2702.7575.6
Non Family3,4131.2138.9
Female6793.1856.6
Male3252.6569.2

2.73

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davison County, South Dakota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3622.69%
9th to 12th Grade7545.61%
High School Graduate4,11630.63%
Some College3,09423.02%
Associates Degree1,90114.14%
Bachelors Degree2,39217.80%
Graduate Degree8216.11%

Davison County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,51711,5963,014
Multiple Races257193125
Hispanic25314236
Native American2322201
Other Race1681049
Black767613
Asian524424

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 multiple races people with a rate of 48.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,992$41,453$30,079
Less Than High School$27,100$32,083$13,565
High School Grad$32,275$37,109$23,750
Some College$36,865$45,172$26,643
Bachelors Degree$41,634$48,155$40,257
Graduate Degree$51,012$39,154$53,227

$36,992

Average Earnings

$41,453

Average Male

$30,079

Average Female

Davison County, South Dakota Language

Davison County, South Dakota Language by Age

Davison County, South Dakota Language

97.31% of Davison County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Davison County, South Dakota Poverty

Davison County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,3622,01411.60%
Multiple47315232.14%
Hispanic53715128.12%
Native35911030.64%
Other1685230.95%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.90%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davison County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davison County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 32.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davison County, South Dakota is White, with 11.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.95%
Some College9.85%
High School9.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%

Davison County, South Dakota Income

Davison County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,772$66,661
Families$68,986$83,034
Married Families$75,515-
Non Families$32,102$39,372

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Davison County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Davison County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Davison County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Davison County, South Dakota Veterans

1,373

Number of Veterans

1,260

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War387
Vietnam368
First Gulf War277
Korea214
World War II27

$Davison County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davison County, South Dakota Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Davison County, South Dakota 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

73.09%

Born in South Dakota

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.72% of Davison County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 73.09% having been born in South Dakota. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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