Lyman County, South Dakota Population 2024

3,705

Lyman County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 3,705 with a growth rate of 0% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lyman County, South Dakota is the 42nd largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 3,761 and has seen a growth of -1.49% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,70500%
20283,70500%
20273,70500%
20263,70500%
20253,70500%
20243,70500%
20233,70500%
20223,705-58-1.54%
20213,763591.59%
20203,704-83-2.19%
20193,787-9-0.24%
20183,796-73-1.89%
20173,869-36-0.92%
20163,905300.77%
20153,875230.6%
20143,85290.23%
20133,843681.8%
20123,775-33-0.87%
20113,808471.25%
20103,76100%
19903,638-226-5.85%
19803,864-196-4.83%
19704,060-368-8.31%
19604,428-144-3.15%
19504,572-473-9.38%
19405,045-1,290-20.36%
19306,335-256-3.88%
19206,591-4,257-39.24%
191010,8488,216312.16%
19002,6322,3991029.61%
189023310987.9%
1880124-3,581-96.65%
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2024 Growth Rate
0% (0)
County Website
Lyman County
2020 Population
3,704
Area
1642 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.03% (1)
Founded
1893

Lyman County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,00553.91%
Native American1,64644.26%
Two or more races340.91%
Other race270.73%
Asian70.19%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyman County, South Dakota Population by Race

Lyman County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Lyman County, South Dakota Median Age

36

Total

35.8

Male

36.2

Female

Lyman County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,659 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Lyman County, South Dakota.

Lyman County, South Dakota Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyman County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female1,75347.14%
Male1,96652.86%

Lyman County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2043.0166.933.1
Married5693.2985.114.9
Non Family3851.2458.241.8
Female1475.4233.366.7
Male1034.6746.653.4

3.73

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyman County, South Dakota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.12%
9th to 12th Grade1727.42%
High School Graduate94540.79%
Some College47520.5%
Associates Degree1626.99%
Bachelors Degree39116.88%
Graduate Degree1466.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lyman County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyman County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4841,440501
Native American80064625
Hispanic22224
Other Race10100
Asian777
2+ Races660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lyman County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,023$49,727$29,538
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$40,000$0
High School Graduate$32,917$46,216$29,363
Some College$42,500$59,900$27,667
Bachelors Degree$44,107$57,708$40,288
Graduate Degree$55,417$55,417$55,417

$41,023

Average Earnings

$49,727

Average Male

$29,538

Average Female

Lyman County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyman County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyman County, South Dakota Language

96.16% of Lyman County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Lyman County, South Dakota Language

Lyman County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1,61474646.22%
White1,9721487.51%
Other271659.26%
Hispanic451635.56%
Multiple34926.47%

25.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.71%

Male Poverty Rate

27.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyman County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyman County, South Dakota is Other, with 59.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyman County, South Dakota is White, with 7.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.37%.

Lyman County, South Dakota Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.93%
Some College19.03%
High School14.5%
Bachelors or Greater13.41%

Lyman County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed13.19%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Male Employed3.6%

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

Lyman County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,284$74,735
Families$66,250$85,271
Married Families$83,229$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,250$48,009

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyman County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyman County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyman 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.

Lyman County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyman County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

149

Number of Veterans

133

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam94
Korea16
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War11
World War II0

Lyman County, South Dakota Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7471
75+51
55 to 6417
35 to 547
18 to 343

Lyman County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1167.14%
Native American333.33%

Lyman County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Lyman County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyman County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Lyman County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyman County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyman County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.25%

Born in Lyman County, South Dakota

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Lyman County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 82.25% having been born in South Dakota. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyman County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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