Spink County, South Dakota Population 2024

6,159

Spink County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 6,159 with a growth rate of -0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spink County, South Dakota is the 28th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 6,421 and has seen a growth of -4.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,969-38-0.63%
20286,007-38-0.63%
20276,045-38-0.62%
20266,083-38-0.62%
20256,121-38-0.62%
20246,159-38-0.61%
20236,197-38-0.61%
20226,235-38-0.61%
20216,273-74-1.17%
20206,347-54-0.84%
20196,401-68-1.05%
20186,469-47-0.72%
20176,516330.51%
20166,483-72-1.1%
20156,555-100-1.5%
20146,655-8-0.12%
20136,663-73-1.08%
20126,7361742.65%
20116,5621412.2%
20106,421
19907,981-1,220-13.26%
19809,201-1,394-13.16%
197010,595-1,111-9.49%
196011,706-498-4.08%
195012,204-323-2.58%
194012,527-2,777-18.15%
193015,304-464-2.94%
192015,768-213-1.33%
191015,9816,49468.45%
19009,487-1,094-10.34%
189010,58110,1042118.24%
1880477-5,492-92.01%
showing: 32 rows
2024 Growth Rate
-0.61% (-38)
County Website
Spink County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,421
Area
1504 mi²
Density
4 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.08% (-262)
Founded
1879

Spink County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,04695.14%
Two or more races1752.75%
Black or African American711.12%
Other race390.61%
Native American240.38%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Spink County, South Dakota Population by Race

Spink County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Spink County, South Dakota Median Age

45

Total

41.7

Male

46.7

Female

Spink County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,879 adults, (1,456 of whom are seniors) in Spink County, South Dakota.

Spink County, South Dakota Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Spink County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female3,12449.16%
Male3,23150.84%

Spink County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5262.437426
Married1,3173.1483.416.6
Non Family9571.1161.738.3
Female1813.7869.630.4
Male713.6877.522.5
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spink 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

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

Spink 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 other race people with a rate of 60%.

Spink County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,580

Average Earnings

$50,827

Average Male

$35,530

Average Female

Spink County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spink County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spink County, South Dakota Language

93.05% of Spink County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Spink County, South Dakota Language

Spink County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,76260810.55%
Multiple1754224%
Native16850%
Other39512.82%
Hispanic20810.48%
showing: 5 rows

10.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

11.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spink County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spink County, South Dakota is Native, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spink County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 0.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.81%.

Spink County, South Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.45%
High School10.27%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%
showing: 4 rows

Spink County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.17%
Male Employed6.91%
Female Employed2.4%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

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

Spink County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spink County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Spink County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spink 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 45-54.

Spink County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spink County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

337

Number of Veterans

333

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Spink County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Spink County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Spink County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Spink County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spink County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Spink County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spink County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spink 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

79.48%

Born in Spink County, South Dakota

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Spink County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 79.48% having been born in South Dakota. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Spink County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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