McCook County, South Dakota Population 2022

McCook County, South Dakota's estimated population is 5,541 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McCook County, South Dakota is the 32nd largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 5,609 and has seen a growth of -1.21% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18801,2830.00%
18906,4485,165402.57%
19008,6892,24134.75%
19109,58990010.36%
19209,9904014.18%
193010,3163263.26%
19409,793-523-5.07%
19508,828-965-9.85%
19608,268-560-6.34%
19707,246-1,022-12.36%
19806,444-802-11.07%
19905,688-756-11.73%
20105,609-79-1.39%
20115,542-67-1.19%
20125,566240.43%
20135,594280.50%
20145,548-46-0.82%
20155,483-65-1.17%
20165,508250.46%
20175,561530.96%
20185,601400.72%
20195,586-15-0.27%
20205,571-15-0.27%
20215,556-15-0.27%
20225,541-15-0.27%
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McCook County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,31695.90%
Black or African American450.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.36%
Some Other Race691.24%
Two or More Races931.68%
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McCook County, South Dakota Population by Race

McCook County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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McCook County, South Dakota Median Age

39.4


Total

38.6


Male

40.6


Female

McCook County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,012 adults, (1,033 of whom are seniors) in McCook County, South Dakota.

McCook County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

McCook County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

2,754

49.68%

Male

2,789

50.32%

McCook County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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McCook County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All76.8%23.2%
Female73.1%26.9%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family58.8%41.2%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

McCook County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2062.476.8
Married1,319387.6
Male972.764.9
Female782.6473.1
Non Family7121.2258.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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McCook County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2115.80%
9th to 12th Grade1674.59%
High School Graduate1,28035.16%
Some College64217.64%
Associates Degree44512.23%
Bachelors Degree57815.88%
Graduate Degree3178.71%
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McCook County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McCook County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4273,108870
Hispanic1297825
Black1212
Native American1818
2+ Races5948
Other Race5713

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 white people with a rate of 25.39%.

McCook County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,063$44,906$33,500
Less Than 9th Grade$26,167$25,804$28,750
High School Graduate$40,450$48,170$27,171
Some College$38,587$44,426$32,250
Bachelors Degree$45,417$50,000$41,538
Graduate Degree$54,800$66,979$53,125

$41,063

Average Earnings

$44,906

Average Male

$33,500

Average Female

McCook County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

McCook County, South Dakota Language by Age

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McCook County, South Dakota Language

96.33% of McCook County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

McCook County, South Dakota Language

McCook County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black363288.89%
White5,0363887.70%
Other26NaN%
Hispanic2167534.72%
Multiple9311.08%

9.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.39%

Male Poverty Rate

12.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCook County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCook County, South Dakota is Black, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCook County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.65%.

McCook County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.94%
High School5.37%
Some College4.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%

McCook County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.89%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed7.44%
Female Unemployed52.17%

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

McCook County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,208$79,227
Families$80,227$93,450
Married Families$82,831-
Non Families$43,750$47,719
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Income by Household Type

McCook County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

64.9%

Female Marriage Rate

McCook County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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McCook 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 35-44.

McCook County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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McCook County, South Dakota Marital Status

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337

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War49
First Gulf War52
Vietnam104
Korea49
World War II9

McCook County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5482
55 to 6434
65 to 7491
75+120

McCook County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3228.35%
Black325.00%
Native American422.22%
2+ Races812.50%
Hispanic10.71%

McCook County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

McCook County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCook County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

McCook County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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McCook County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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McCook 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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76.15%

Born in McCook County, South Dakota

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of McCook County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 76.15% having been born in South Dakota. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McCook 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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