Perkins County, South Dakota Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191011,3480.00%
19207,993-3,355-29.56%
19308,7177249.06%
19406,585-2,132-24.46%
19506,7761912.90%
19605,977-799-11.79%
19704,769-1,208-20.21%
19804,700-69-1.45%
19903,932-768-16.34%
20102,988-944-24.01%
20113,018301.00%
20123,032140.46%
20133,025-7-0.23%
20143,023-2-0.07%
20152,984-39-1.29%
20162,964-20-0.67%
20172,962-2-0.07%
20182,908-54-1.82%
20192,865-43-1.48%
20202,822-43-1.50%
20212,779-43-1.52%
20222,736-43-1.55%
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Perkins County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,76792.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native973.24%
Asian501.67%
Some Other Race481.60%
Two or More Races341.13%
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Perkins County, South Dakota Population by Race

Perkins County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Perkins County, South Dakota Median Age

45.6


Total

44.1


Male

47


Female

Perkins County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,325 adults, (731 of whom are seniors) in Perkins County, South Dakota.

Perkins County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Perkins County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,463

48.83%

Male

1,533

51.17%

Perkins County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Perkins County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male76%24%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family67%33%
Female53.5%46.5%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perkins County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3292.1775.7
Married7402.7484.2
Male252.7676
Female1012.5753.5
Non Family4631.1467

2.7

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Perkins County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.35%
9th to 12th Grade1426.79%
High School Graduate71734.31%
Some College40819.52%
Associates Degree31815.22%
Bachelors Degree32515.55%
Graduate Degree1105.26%
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Perkins County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perkins County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races26237
White1,9711,841428
Asian11
Hispanic55
Native American448
Other Race485

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%.

Perkins County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,964$40,450$26,844
Less Than 9th Grade$$38,750$
High School Graduate$29,784$37,000$21,544
Some College$30,769$39,375$27,331
Bachelors Degree$38,819$50,781$27,321
Graduate Degree$49,688$60,893$49,297

$31,964

Average Earnings

$40,450

Average Male

$26,844

Average Female

Perkins County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perkins County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Perkins County, South Dakota Language

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.

Perkins County, South Dakota Language

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,71127610.18%
Native9277.61%
Other4NaN%
Hispanic22313.64%
Multiple30310.00%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perkins County, South Dakota

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%.

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
High School13.19%
Some College3.08%
Bachelors or Greater8.43%

Perkins County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.20%
Male Unemployed87.50%
Female Employed11.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

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

Perkins County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,815$73,775
Families$75,192$87,474
Married Families$77,404-
Non Families$35,568$47,722
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Income by Household Type

Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Perkins County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Perkins County, South Dakota Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War21
Vietnam159
Korea22
World War II22

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5415
55 to 6445
65 to 7499
75+118

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25711.81%
Native American2028.17%

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Perkins County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Perkins County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Perkins 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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44.33%

Born in Perkins County, South Dakota

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Perkins 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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