Hughes County, South Dakota Population 2022

Hughes County, South Dakota's estimated population is 17,055 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hughes County, South Dakota is the 13th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 17,072 and has seen a growth of -0.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802680.00%
18905,0444,7761782.09%
19003,684-1,360-26.96%
19106,2712,58770.22%
19205,711-560-8.93%
19307,0091,29822.73%
19406,624-385-5.49%
19508,1111,48722.45%
196012,7254,61456.89%
197011,632-1,093-8.59%
198014,2202,58822.25%
199014,8175974.20%
201017,0722,25515.22%
201117,3102381.39%
201217,4351250.72%
201317,428-7-0.04%
201417,6271991.14%
201517,555-72-0.41%
201617,604490.28%
201717,670660.37%
201817,683130.07%
201917,526-157-0.89%
202017,369-157-0.90%
202117,212-157-0.90%
202217,055-157-0.91%
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Hughes County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,68783.64%
Black or African American100.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,04411.64%
Asian40.02%
Some Other Race90.05%
Two or More Races8064.59%
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Hughes County, South Dakota Population by Race

Hughes County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Hughes County, South Dakota Median Age

38.5


Total

38.2


Male

38.6


Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Adults

There are 13,345 adults, (2,988 of whom are seniors) in Hughes County, South Dakota.

Hughes County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughes County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

8,919

50.79%

Male

8,641

49.21%

Hughes County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Hughes County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family61%39%
Female44.5%55.5%
Male31.1%68.9%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hughes County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4752.1970.6
Married3,4862.8389.4
Male6522.5831.1
Female4923.3944.5
Non Family2,8451.1261

2.68

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Hughes County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1761.45%
9th to 12th Grade3572.93%
High School Graduate3,36927.68%
Some College2,41919.88%
Associates Degree1,39311.45%
Bachelors Degree3,13325.74%
Graduate Degree1,32310.87%
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Hughes County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hughes County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian444
2+ Races424409264
Other Race955
White10,37710,0354,000
Hispanic31027764
Native American1,119960137
Black1010

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,116$49,674$36,880
Less Than 9th Grade$8,942$32,639$4,650
High School Graduate$26,896$39,063$19,536
Some College$41,291$46,474$32,242
Bachelors Degree$51,861$63,068$45,855
Graduate Degree$59,209$59,821$58,997

$44,116

Average Earnings

$49,674

Average Male

$36,880

Average Female

Hughes County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hughes County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Hughes County, South Dakota Language

96.35% of Hughes County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Hughes County, South Dakota Language

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,40940128.46%
White13,8651,40910.16%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic4498418.71%
Multiple773374.79%

11.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hughes County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hughes County, South Dakota is Native, with 28.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hughes County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.59%.

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.97%
High School15.13%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Hughes County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.61%
Male Unemployed79.08%
Female Employed6.59%
Female Unemployed64.29%

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

Hughes County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,575$79,902
Families$87,087$96,307
Married Families$100,348-
Non Families$38,065$48,256
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Income by Household Type

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Hughes 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 55-64.

Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Hughes County, South Dakota Marital Status

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1,036

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War187
Vietnam330
Korea117
World War II16

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3457
35 to 54298
55 to 64213
65 to 74216
75+252

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8517.37%
Native American1128.43%
2+ Races7316.26%

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Hughes County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Hughes 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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68.45%

Born in Hughes County, South Dakota

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Hughes County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 68.45% having been born in South Dakota. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hughes 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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