Perkins County, South Dakota's estimated population is 2,736 with a growth rate of -1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perkins County, South Dakota is the 51st largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 2,988 and has seen a growth of -8.43% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.92%.
98.65% of Perkins County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota is White, with 10.18% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 10.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Perkins County, South Dakota
97.76% of Perkins County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 44.33% having been born in South Dakota. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.