McPherson County, South Dakota Population 2022

McPherson County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,313 with a growth rate of -0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McPherson County, South Dakota is the 54th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 2,455 and has seen a growth of -5.78% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18905,9400.00%
19006,3273876.52%
19106,7914647.33%
19207,70591413.46%
19308,7741,06913.87%
19408,353-421-4.80%
19507,071-1,282-15.35%
19605,821-1,250-17.68%
19705,022-799-13.73%
19804,027-995-19.81%
19903,228-799-19.84%
20102,455-773-23.95%
20112,451-4-0.16%
20122,428-23-0.94%
20132,424-4-0.16%
20142,418-6-0.25%
20152,397-21-0.87%
20162,418210.88%
20172,401-17-0.70%
20182,4010.00%
20192,379-22-0.92%
20202,357-22-0.92%
20212,335-22-0.93%
20222,313-22-0.94%
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McPherson County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,23196.33%
Black or African American391.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.35%
Asian200.86%
Two or More Races180.78%
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McPherson County, South Dakota Population by Race

McPherson County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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McPherson County, South Dakota Median Age

50.1


Total

50.4


Male

50


Female

McPherson County, South Dakota Adults

There are 1,814 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in McPherson County, South Dakota.

McPherson County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

62.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

McPherson County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,206

52.07%

Male

1,110

47.93%

McPherson County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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McPherson County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married87.9%12.1%
All75.9%24.1%
Male69.6%30.4%
Non Family61.4%38.6%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

McPherson County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9962.1875.9
Married4952.9587.9
Male692.7469.6
Female204.65100
Non Family4121.0461.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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McPherson County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1478.87%
9th to 12th Grade1136.82%
High School Graduate55833.68%
Some College28417.14%
Associates Degree16610.02%
Bachelors Degree29417.74%
Graduate Degree955.73%
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McPherson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McPherson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian202020
2+ Races16166
White1,6051,345363
Black1212
Native American44
Hispanic1010

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

McPherson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$43,986$28,676
Less Than 9th Grade$$36,750$6,750
High School Graduate$31,467$56,591$27,938
Some College$32,303$43,875$23,125
Bachelors Degree$36,754$38,625$36,197
Graduate Degree$46,250$$55,938

$35,000

Average Earnings

$43,986

Average Male

$28,676

Average Female

McPherson County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

McPherson County, South Dakota Language by Age

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McPherson County, South Dakota Language

90.69% of McPherson County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 9.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.25% of the population.

McPherson County, South Dakota Language

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native88100.00%
Black393282.05%
Asian20630.00%
White2,0961888.97%
OtherNaN%

10.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.31%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McPherson County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in McPherson County, South Dakota is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McPherson 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 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.54%
High School12.98%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%

McPherson County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.63%
Male Unemployed64.29%
Female Employed10.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%

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

McPherson County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,379$71,402
Families$73,929$86,333
Married Families$70,250-
Non Families$21,579$47,963
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Income by Household Type

McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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McPherson 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.

McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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McPherson County, South Dakota Marital Status

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170

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War33
Vietnam53
Korea6
World War II10

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 5410
55 to 6443
65 to 7445
75+68

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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1.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

McPherson County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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McPherson County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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McPherson 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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69.82%

Born in McPherson County, South Dakota

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of McPherson County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 69.82% having been born in South Dakota. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

McPherson 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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