Lake County, South Dakota's estimated population is 12,023 with a growth rate of -2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, South Dakota is the 17th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 11,279 and has seen a growth of 6.60% since this time.
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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 2+ races people with a rate of 57.89%.
96.32% of Lake County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, South Dakota is White, with 10.12% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 62.94% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lake County, South Dakota
97.87% of Lake County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 72.12% having been born in South Dakota. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.