Day County, South Dakota Population 2022

Day County, South Dakota's estimated population is 5,175 with a growth rate of -1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Day County, South Dakota is the 35th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 5,709 and has seen a growth of -9.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802310.00%
18909,1688,9373868.83%
190012,2543,08633.66%
191014,3722,11817.28%
192015,1948225.72%
193014,606-588-3.87%
194013,565-1,041-7.13%
195012,294-1,271-9.37%
196010,516-1,778-14.46%
19708,713-1,803-17.15%
19808,133-580-6.66%
19906,978-1,155-14.20%
20105,709-1,269-18.19%
20115,740310.54%
20125,592-148-2.58%
20135,575-17-0.30%
20145,503-72-1.29%
20155,496-7-0.13%
20165,509130.24%
20175,494-15-0.27%
20185,507130.24%
20195,424-83-1.51%
20205,341-83-1.53%
20215,258-83-1.55%
20225,175-83-1.58%
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Day County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,74387.00%
Black or African American70.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native5289.68%
Asian10.02%
Some Other Race450.83%
Two or More Races1282.35%
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Day County, South Dakota Population by Race

Day County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Day County, South Dakota Median Age

48.1


Total

46.1


Male

50


Female

Day County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,266 adults, (1,418 of whom are seniors) in Day County, South Dakota.

Day County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Day County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

2,670

48.97%

Male

2,782

51.03%

Day County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Day County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
Male83.1%16.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female37.8%62.2%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Day County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5682.0774.3
Married1,2212.7589.2
Male1421.9983.1
Female1803.1637.8
Non Family1,0251.0961.9

2.66

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Day County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1854.66%
9th to 12th Grade1954.91%
High School Graduate1,43636.15%
Some College72618.28%
Associates Degree55313.92%
Bachelors Degree66916.84%
Graduate Degree2085.24%
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Day County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Day County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5073,223823
2+ Races926012
Native American28222533
Hispanic93868
Other Race45381
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.47%.

Day County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,651$40,473$27,828
Less Than 9th Grade$26,750$40,662$
High School Graduate$26,898$33,750$25,231
Some College$34,352$40,076$25,221
Bachelors Degree$48,026$57,857$44,423
Graduate Degree$57,321$46,667$60,375

$35,651

Average Earnings

$40,473

Average Male

$27,828

Average Female

Day County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Day County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Day County, South Dakota Language

99.00% of Day County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Day County, South Dakota Language

Day County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native49225451.63%
Multiple1281814.06%
White4,58951811.29%
Other2NaN%
Hispanic12097.50%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

16.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Day County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Day County, South Dakota is Native, with 51.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Day County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 7.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Day County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.43%
High School18.74%
Some College8.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%

Day County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.01%
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed5.47%
Female Unemployed66.67%

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

Day County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,753$63,373
Families$61,991$75,369
Married Families$72,674-
Non Families$32,212$41,867
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Income by Household Type

Day County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Day County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Day 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.

Day County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Day County, South Dakota Marital Status

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510

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War78
First Gulf War54
Vietnam201
Korea45
World War II27

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 5468
55 to 64126
65 to 74137
75+129

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44511.63%
Native American237.82%
Other Race3577.78%
2+ Races77.45%
Hispanic3939.00%

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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3.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Day County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Day County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Day County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Day 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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79.07%

Born in Day County, South Dakota

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Day County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 79.07% having been born in South Dakota. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Day 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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