Minnehaha County, South Dakota Population 2022

Minnehaha County, South Dakota's estimated population is 199,560 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Minnehaha County, South Dakota is the 2nd largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 169,955 and has seen a growth of 17.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022199,5602,1421.09%
2021197,4182,1421.10%
2020195,2762,1421.11%
2019193,1342,1421.12%
2018190,9921,4540.77%
2017189,5383,2701.76%
2016186,2682,8291.54%
2015183,4392,6171.45%
2014180,8222,8411.60%
2013177,9813,2151.84%
2012174,7663,3141.93%
2011171,4521,4970.88%
2010169,95546,14637.27%
1990123,80914,37413.13%
1980109,43514,22614.94%
197095,2098,6349.97%
196086,57515,66522.09%
195070,91013,21322.90%
194057,6976,82513.42%
193050,8728,38219.73%
192042,49012,85943.40%
191029,6315,70523.84%
190023,9262,0479.36%
189021,87913,628165.17%
18808,2517,8962224.23%
18703550.00%
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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White161,85285.78%
Black or African American10,7095.68%
Two or More Races5,6422.99%
Asian3,9392.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8962.06%
Some Other Race2,5861.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.03%
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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Population by Race

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Population Pyramid $2022

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Median Age

34.9


Total

34.3


Male

35.6


Female

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Adults

There are 140,957 adults, (24,024 of whom are seniors) in Minnehaha County, South Dakota.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

93,564

49.59%

Male

95,110

50.41%

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family43%57%
Female43.3%56.7%
Male54.4%45.6%
All63.2%36.8%
Married84.8%15.2%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,8192.3863.2
Married36,0973.0984.8
Non Family29,2141.2443
Female8,0463.0343.3
Male3,4622.9354.4

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Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9353.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,4174.37%
High School Graduate32,66726.35%
Some College25,87420.87%
Associates Degree15,08112.17%
Bachelors Degree28,74123.19%
Graduate Degree12,2439.88%
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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,165102,85238,397
Black5,5824,100828
Hispanic4,3922,975638
Asian2,3411,674768
Native American1,9741,61234
2+ Races1,7681,565329
Other Race1,222672138
Islander222212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 54.55%.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,113$45,358$34,253
Less Than 9th Grade$28,471$30,673$24,655
High School Graduate$31,639$37,009$26,315
Some College$38,525$45,956$32,110
Bachelors Degree$48,855$57,406$42,935
Graduate Degree$59,729$64,826$55,181

$40,113

Average Earnings

$45,358

Average Male

$34,253

Average Female

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Language

90.75% of Minnehaha County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 9.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.40% of the population.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Language

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White151,86610,8137.12%
Black10,3792,57024.76%
Native3,1911,65351.80%
Hispanic8,9461,60917.99%
Multiple5,4031,44526.74%
Other476NaN%
Asian3,9062967.58%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.01%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minnehaha County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minnehaha County, South Dakota is Native, with 51.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minnehaha 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 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.31%.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.59%
High School12.49%
Some College6.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.42%
Male Unemployed30.26%
Female Employed5.58%
Male Employed4.11%

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

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,772$77,169
Families$80,213$92,668
Married Families$92,423$106,472
Non Families$37,279$48,736
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Income by Household Type

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Minnehaha 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.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Marital Status

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10,494

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,967
Second Gulf War2,373
First Gulf War2,208
Korea581
World War II331

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,866
35 to 542,739
55 to 642,010
75+1,982
18 to 34897

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,1918.18%
Hispanic1893.42%
Asian792.76%
2+ Races733.08%
Black600.91%
Native American542.09%
Other Race251.54%
Islander1254.55%

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Minnehaha County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Minnehaha County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Minnehaha 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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60.15%

Born in Minnehaha County, South Dakota

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

4.54%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Minnehaha County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 60.15% having been born in South Dakota. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Minnehaha 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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