Meade County, South Dakota's estimated population is 28,716 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meade County, South Dakota is the 7th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 25,484 and has seen a growth of 12.68% since this time.
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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 other race people with a rate of 35.29%.
95.74% of Meade County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Meade County, South Dakota is Asian, with 18.87% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Meade County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 6.06% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.21%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Meade County, South Dakota
97.83% of Meade County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 50.90% having been born in South Dakota. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.