Lawrence County, South Dakota Population 2022

Lawrence County, South Dakota's estimated population is 26,195 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, South Dakota is the 9th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 24,205 and has seen a growth of 8.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188013,2480.00%
189011,673-1,575-11.89%
190017,8976,22453.32%
191019,6941,79710.04%
192013,029-6,665-33.84%
193013,9208916.84%
194019,0935,17337.16%
195016,648-2,445-12.81%
196017,0754272.56%
197017,4533782.21%
198018,3398865.08%
199020,6552,31612.63%
201024,2053,55017.19%
201124,3291240.51%
201224,402730.30%
201324,9395372.20%
201424,732-207-0.83%
201524,827950.38%
201625,3174901.97%
201725,6773601.42%
201825,727500.19%
201925,8441170.45%
202025,9611170.45%
202126,0781170.45%
202226,1951170.45%
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Lawrence County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,00593.02%
Black or African American2390.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native5121.98%
Asian2691.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.16%
Some Other Race370.14%
Two or More Races7032.72%
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Lawrence County, South Dakota Population by Race

Lawrence County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Median Age

42.3


Total

40.9


Male

42.9


Female

Lawrence County, South Dakota Adults

There are 21,267 adults, (5,631 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, South Dakota.

Lawrence County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

13,023

50.47%

Male

12,783

49.53%

Lawrence County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
Male75.6%24.4%
All64.3%35.7%
Female57.5%42.5%
Non Family44.7%55.3%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2502.1764.3
Married5,0892.984.8
Male2713.0875.6
Female6613.1157.5
Non Family5,2291.344.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2331.29%
9th to 12th Grade8464.70%
High School Graduate4,75926.42%
Some College4,35124.15%
Associates Degree1,5288.48%
Bachelors Degree4,28823.80%
Graduate Degree2,01111.16%
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Lawrence County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian181181167
2+ Races290284143
Other Race271312
White16,93715,9655,929
Native American1127916
Hispanic48744067
Islander3030
Black6140

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 asian people with a rate of 92.27%.

Lawrence County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,316$42,065$30,518
Less Than 9th Grade$28,942$36,429$15,893
High School Graduate$31,598$40,821$21,719
Some College$30,694$37,287$25,635
Bachelors Degree$40,360$45,000$37,893
Graduate Degree$51,735$60,159$51,080

$35,316

Average Earnings

$42,065

Average Male

$30,518

Average Female

Lawrence County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Language

96.16% of Lawrence County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Lawrence County, South Dakota Language

Lawrence County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander413073.17%
Native42225159.48%
Black2089344.71%
Multiple67125738.30%
Hispanic83119623.59%
Asian2334921.03%
White22,6172,2109.77%
Other10NaN%

12.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.75%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, South Dakota is Islander, with 73.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence 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 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.83%.

Lawrence County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.83%
High School11.83%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Lawrence County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.09%
Female Unemployed22.67%

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

Lawrence County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,146$77,555
Families$76,731$103,599
Married Families$80,520-
Non Families$31,875$45,512
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lawrence County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Marital Status

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2,224

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War298
First Gulf War527
Vietnam906
Korea317
World War II16

Lawrence County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3423
35 to 54533
55 to 64320
65 to 74762
75+586

Lawrence County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,15210.84%
Native American41.15%
Asian145.20%
Other Race12.70%
2+ Races5310.60%
Hispanic417.11%

Lawrence County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Lawrence 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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53.78%

Born in Lawrence County, South Dakota

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.16% of Lawrence County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 53.78% having been born in South Dakota. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lawrence 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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