Roberts County, South Dakota Population 2024

10,133

Roberts County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 10,133 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roberts County, South Dakota is the 17th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 10,189 and has seen a growth of -0.55% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,058-15-0.15%
202810,073-15-0.15%
202710,088-15-0.15%
202610,103-15-0.15%
202510,118-15-0.15%
202410,133-15-0.15%
202310,148-15-0.15%
202210,163-15-0.15%
202110,178-72-0.7%
202010,250-149-1.43%
201910,399410.4%
201810,358890.87%
201710,269770.76%
201610,192-18-0.18%
201510,210-70-0.68%
201410,280420.41%
201310,238-85-0.82%
201210,323320.31%
201110,2911021%
201010,189
19909,914-997-9.14%
198010,911-767-6.57%
197011,678-1,512-11.46%
196013,190-1,739-11.65%
195014,929-958-6.03%
194015,8871050.67%
193015,782-732-4.43%
192016,5141,61710.85%
191014,8972,68121.95%
190012,21610,219511.72%
18901,997-8,061-80.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.15% (-15)
County Website
Roberts County
County Seat
2010 Population
10,189
Area
1101 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.55% (-56)
Founded
March 8, 1883

Roberts County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,68355.49%
Native American4,11840.21%
Two or more races3393.31%
Black or African American470.46%
Other race450.44%
Asian100.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Roberts County, South Dakota Population by Race

Roberts County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Roberts County, South Dakota Median Age

37

Total

36.4

Male

37.6

Female

Roberts County, South Dakota Adults

There are 7,297 adults, (2,041 of whom are seniors) in Roberts County, South Dakota.

Roberts County, South Dakota Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

Roberts County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female4,96648.49%
Male5,27651.51%

Roberts County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6592.7467.932.1
Married1,7673.1187.312.7
Non Family1,1651.256.443.6
Female4924.4934.665.4
Male2353.9448.151.9
showing: 5 rows

3.38

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Roberts 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

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

Roberts 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 60%.

Roberts County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,292

Average Earnings

$41,781

Average Male

$33,158

Average Female

Roberts County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roberts County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Roberts County, South Dakota Language

97.28% of Roberts County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Roberts County, South Dakota Language

Roberts County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native4,0141,50637.52%
White5,5454548.19%
Multiple32510532.31%
Hispanic861719.77%
Other451226.67%
Asian10330%
Black3738.11%
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20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.37%

Male Poverty Rate

22.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roberts County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roberts County, South Dakota is Native, with 37.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roberts County, South Dakota is Black, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.05%.

Roberts County, South Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.15%
High School17.23%
Some College16.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%
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Roberts County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.2%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed6.68%
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Roberts County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roberts County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Roberts County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Roberts County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Roberts 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 55-64.

Roberts County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Roberts County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

538

Number of Veterans

474

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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Roberts County, South Dakota Veterans by War

count

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Roberts County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Roberts County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Roberts County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roberts County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Roberts County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Roberts County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Roberts 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

69.76%

Born in Roberts County, South Dakota

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Roberts County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 69.76% having been born in South Dakota. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Roberts County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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