Potter County, South Dakota Population 2022

Potter County, South Dakota's estimated population is 1,994 with a growth rate of -2.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Potter County, South Dakota is the 58th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 2,351 and has seen a growth of -15.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,9100.00%
19002,988782.68%
19104,4661,47849.46%
19204,382-84-1.88%
19305,7621,38031.49%
19404,614-1,148-19.92%
19504,688741.60%
19604,9262385.08%
19704,449-477-9.68%
19803,674-775-17.42%
19903,190-484-13.17%
20102,351-839-26.30%
20112,370190.81%
20122,340-30-1.27%
20132,357170.73%
20142,306-51-2.16%
20152,295-11-0.48%
20162,256-39-1.70%
20172,214-42-1.86%
20182,206-8-0.36%
20192,153-53-2.40%
20202,100-53-2.46%
20212,047-53-2.52%
20221,994-53-2.59%
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Potter County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,12992.12%
Black or African American100.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native482.08%
Asian321.38%
Some Other Race190.82%
Two or More Races733.16%
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Potter County, South Dakota Population by Race

Potter County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Potter County, South Dakota Median Age

48.8


Total

43


Male

49.8


Female

Potter County, South Dakota Adults

There are 1,795 adults, (646 of whom are seniors) in Potter County, South Dakota.

Potter County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,170

50.63%

Male

1,141

49.37%

Potter County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Potter County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.6%16.4%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Female62.5%37.5%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Potter County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9972.2376.3
Married5492.8483.6
Male323.09100
Female483.7362.5
Non Family3681.0665.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Potter County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade734.52%
9th to 12th Grade231.42%
High School Graduate61538.08%
Some College35521.98%
Associates Degree17010.53%
Bachelors Degree27216.84%
Graduate Degree1076.63%
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Potter County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Potter County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian232323
Other Race221
White1,5421,446355
Black1010
Native American2828
2+ Races1010

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Potter County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,250$43,343$23,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,768$38,906$19,318
Some College$37,188$42,212$27,813
Bachelors Degree$39,231$55,227$22,212
Graduate Degree$50,809$$43,750

$36,250

Average Earnings

$43,343

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

Potter County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Potter County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Potter County, South Dakota Language

98.34% of Potter County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Potter County, South Dakota Language

Potter County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple734764.38%
Native482245.83%
White2,0421135.53%
OtherNaN%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

5.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 64.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter 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 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.54%.

Potter County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.92%
High School4.06%
Some College13.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.79%

Potter County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.51%
Female Unemployed83.33%

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

Potter County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,120$70,853
Families$68,813$84,157
Married Families$69,813-
Non Families$37,308$46,950
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Income by Household Type

Potter County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Potter County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Potter County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Potter County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Potter County, South Dakota Marital Status

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188

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War13
Vietnam74
Korea43
World War II5

Potter County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5428
55 to 6439
65 to 7440
75+76

Potter County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Potter County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Potter County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Potter County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Potter County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Potter 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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80.66%

Born in Potter County, South Dakota

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Potter County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 80.66% having been born in South Dakota. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Potter 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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