Moody County, South Dakota Population 2024

6,419

Moody County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 6,419 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Moody County, South Dakota is the 27th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 6,493 and has seen a growth of -1.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,594350.53%
20286,559350.54%
20276,524350.54%
20266,489350.54%
20256,454350.55%
20246,419350.55%
20236,384350.55%
20226,349350.55%
20216,314-29-0.46%
20206,343-212-3.23%
20196,555761.17%
20186,479-4-0.06%
20176,483-16-0.25%
20166,499450.7%
20156,454180.28%
20146,436-16-0.25%
20136,452-40-0.62%
20126,492-7-0.11%
20116,49960.09%
20106,493
19906,507-185-2.76%
19806,692-930-12.2%
19707,622-1,188-13.48%
19608,810-442-4.78%
19509,252-89-0.95%
19409,341-262-2.73%
19309,603-139-1.43%
19209,7421,04712.04%
19108,6953694.43%
19008,3262,38540.14%
18905,9412,02651.75%
18803,915-2,679-40.63%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.55% (35)
County Website
Moody County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,493
Area
519 mi²
Density
12 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.14% (-74)
Founded
1873

Moody County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,86076.58%
Native American79912.59%
Two or more races4326.81%
Asian1181.86%
Other race851.34%
Black or African American500.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.03%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Moody County, South Dakota Population by Race

Moody County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Moody County, South Dakota Median Age

40.6

Total

39.4

Male

41.9

Female

Moody County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,682 adults, (1,236 of whom are seniors) in Moody County, South Dakota.

Moody County, South Dakota Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Moody County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female3,08848.66%
Male3,25851.34%

Moody County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5212.4869.630.4
Married1,305387.812.2
Non Family8161.1152.747.3
Male2243.9942.957.1
Female1763.0346.653.4
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Moody County, South Dakota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Moody County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.3%.

Moody County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,281

Average Earnings

$50,034

Average Male

$33,367

Average Female

Moody County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moody County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Moody County, South Dakota Language

93.63% of Moody County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Moody County, South Dakota Language

Moody County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7282044.31%
Multiple42318443.5%
Native76016621.84%
Hispanic30711236.48%
Other854047.06%
Black5036%
Islander22100%
showing: 7 rows

9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

11.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moody County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moody County, South Dakota is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moody County, South Dakota is White, with 4.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.49%.

Moody County, South Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.94%
High School12.95%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
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Moody County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed74.07%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed4.92%
Male Employed1.97%
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Moody County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moody County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Moody County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Moody County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Moody County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Moody County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Moody County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

333

Number of Veterans

311

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Moody County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Moody County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Moody County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Moody County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moody County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Moody County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Moody County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Moody 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

69.68%

Born in Moody County, South Dakota

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.44% of Moody County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 69.68% having been born in South Dakota. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Moody County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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