Lake County, South Dakota Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,6570.00%
18907,5084,851182.57%
19009,1371,62921.70%
191010,7111,57417.23%
192012,2571,54614.43%
193012,3791221.00%
194012,412330.27%
195011,792-620-5.00%
196011,764-28-0.24%
197011,456-308-2.62%
198010,724-732-6.39%
199010,550-174-1.62%
201011,2797296.91%
201111,5592802.48%
201211,7501911.65%
201311,9101601.36%
201412,0881781.49%
201512,3342462.04%
201612,6052712.20%
201712,7951901.51%
201813,0552602.03%
201912,797-258-1.98%
202012,539-258-2.02%
202112,281-258-2.06%
202212,023-258-2.10%
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Lake County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,91193.44%
Black or African American500.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2702.12%
Asian60.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%
Some Other Race1801.41%
Two or More Races3262.56%
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Lake County, South Dakota Population by Race

Lake County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Lake County, South Dakota Median Age

43.8


Total

41.4


Male

46.8


Female

Lake County, South Dakota Adults

There are 10,131 adults, (2,772 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, South Dakota.

Lake County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

6,114

47.96%

Male

6,633

52.04%

Lake County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Lake County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female95.8%4.2%
Married88.6%11.4%
Male87.1%12.9%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family43.4%56.6%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7122.5973.9
Married2,7133.188.6
Male1703.9487.1
Female2603.9395.8
Non Family1,5691.3443.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Lake County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4114.70%
9th to 12th Grade3804.35%
High School Graduate2,44027.90%
Some College1,88821.59%
Associates Degree7318.36%
Bachelors Degree2,11824.22%
Graduate Degree7778.89%
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Lake County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races191611
White8,3657,6832,805
Hispanic22713464
Other Race1758436
Native American11711016
Black1212
Asian6

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%.

Lake County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,806$41,718$31,096
Less Than 9th Grade$28,885$28,750$28,896
High School Graduate$28,828$37,500$23,832
Some College$35,816$41,821$30,417
Bachelors Degree$42,488$53,750$37,930
Graduate Degree$53,333$59,583$49,069

$36,806

Average Earnings

$41,718

Average Male

$31,096

Average Female

Lake County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Lake County, South Dakota Language

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.

Lake County, South Dakota Language

Lake County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4201,15610.12%
Native25283.17%
OtherNaN%
Multiple31319762.94%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, South Dakota

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%.

Lake County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.55%
High School15.58%
Some College2.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Lake County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.62%
Male Unemployed47.83%
Female Employed5.39%
Female Unemployed1.37%

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

Lake County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,165$80,068
Families$78,293$94,496
Married Families$84,929-
Non Families$33,701$50,704
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Income by Household Type

Lake County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Lake County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Lake County, South Dakota Marital Status

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708

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War137
Vietnam366
Korea63
World War II31

Lake County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5475
55 to 64159
65 to 74275
75+189

Lake County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7067.36%
2+ Races22.47%

Lake County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Lake County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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0.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Lake County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Lake 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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72.12%

Born in Lake County, South Dakota

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Lake 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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