Douglas County, South Dakota Population 2022

Douglas County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,906 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, South Dakota is the 50th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 2,994 and has seen a growth of -2.94% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188060.00%
18904,6004,59476566.67%
19005,0124128.96%
19106,4001,38827.69%
19206,9935939.27%
19307,2362433.47%
19406,348-888-12.27%
19505,636-712-11.22%
19605,113-523-9.28%
19704,569-544-10.64%
19804,181-388-8.49%
19903,746-435-10.40%
20102,994-752-20.07%
20112,974-20-0.67%
20122,948-26-0.87%
20132,974260.88%
20142,928-46-1.55%
20152,952240.82%
20162,919-33-1.12%
20172,92780.27%
20182,926-1-0.03%
20192,921-5-0.17%
20202,916-5-0.17%
20212,911-5-0.17%
20222,906-5-0.17%
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Douglas County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,76494.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native702.40%
Some Other Race10.03%
Two or More Races782.68%
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Douglas County, South Dakota Population by Race

Douglas County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Douglas County, South Dakota Median Age

45.1


Total

42.6


Male

46.7


Female

Douglas County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,205 adults, (684 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, South Dakota.

Douglas County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,475

50.64%

Male

1,438

49.36%

Douglas County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Douglas County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.6%3.4%
Married83.9%16.1%
All74.3%25.7%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family48.9%51.1%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2032.3474.3
Married8272.8583.9
Male292.1496.6
Female182.6161.1
Non Family3291.0448.9

2.81

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1095.49%
9th to 12th Grade1095.49%
High School Graduate62331.39%
Some College49024.69%
Associates Degree29314.76%
Bachelors Degree27113.65%
Graduate Degree904.53%
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Douglas County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8841,667361
Native American1414
2+ Races6565
Hispanic2221
Other Race1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.16%.

Douglas County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,274$51,436$27,083
Less Than 9th Grade$34,375$$2,500
High School Graduate$45,417$53,191$20,795
Some College$33,977$48,250$26,205
Bachelors Degree$39,091$47,639$35,662
Graduate Degree$61,719$86,250$61,250

$38,274

Average Earnings

$51,436

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

Douglas County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Douglas County, South Dakota Language

98.30% of Douglas County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Douglas County, South Dakota Language

Douglas County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6462027.63%
Native6311.59%
Other1NaN%
Hispanic232295.65%

8.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.70%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, South Dakota is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 95.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.59%.

Douglas County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.03%
High School10.71%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.83%

Douglas County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.82%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed4.33%
Female Unemployed50.00%

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

Douglas County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,793$76,306
Families$76,786$92,840
Married Families$80,597-
Non Families$19,828$31,701
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

72.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

74.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Douglas 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.

Douglas County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Douglas County, South Dakota Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War8
Vietnam103
Korea25
World War II6

Douglas County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 548
55 to 6424
65 to 7463
75+88

Douglas County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1929.24%
Native American34.92%

Douglas County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Douglas County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Douglas County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Douglas 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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75.32%

Born in Douglas County, South Dakota

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Douglas County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 75.32% having been born in South Dakota. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Douglas 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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