Dewey County, South Dakota's estimated population is 5,793 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dewey County, South Dakota is the 31st largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 5,327 and has seen a growth of 8.75% since this time.
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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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
85.92% of Dewey County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 14.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.26% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 62.07% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, South Dakota is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.60%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Dewey County, South Dakota
99.79% of Dewey County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 84.86% having been born in South Dakota. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.