Walworth County, South Dakota Population 2024

5,303

Walworth County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 5,303 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walworth County, South Dakota is the 34th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 5,443 and has seen a growth of -2.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,398190.35%
20285,379190.35%
20275,360190.36%
20265,341190.36%
20255,322190.36%
20245,303190.36%
20235,284190.36%
20225,265190.36%
20215,246-40-0.76%
20205,286-135-2.49%
20195,421-29-0.53%
20185,450-30-0.55%
20175,480110.2%
20165,469571.05%
20155,412-96-1.74%
20145,508190.35%
20135,489400.73%
20125,449-112-2.01%
20115,5611182.17%
20105,443
19906,087-924-13.18%
19807,011-831-10.6%
19707,842-255-3.15%
19608,0974495.87%
19507,6483745.14%
19407,274-1,517-17.26%
19308,7913444.07%
19208,4471,95930.19%
19106,4882,64969%
19003,8391,68678.31%
18902,1532,1074580.43%
188046-5,352-99.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.36% (19)
County Website
Walworth County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,443
Area
709 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.57% (-140)
Founded
1883

Walworth County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,25880.08%
Native American54210.19%
Two or more races3646.85%
Black or African American1162.18%
Other race300.56%
Asian70.13%
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

Walworth County, South Dakota Population by Race

Walworth County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Walworth County, South Dakota Median Age

40.9

Total

38.7

Male

42.3

Female

Walworth County, South Dakota Adults

There are 4,113 adults, (1,223 of whom are seniors) in Walworth County, South Dakota.

Walworth County, South Dakota Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walworth County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female2,64249.69%
Male2,67550.31%

Walworth County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3802.1373.426.6
Married1,2222.7783.116.9
Non Family8001.0768.431.6
Female2152.4764.235.8
Male1432.0431.568.5
showing: 5 rows

2.61

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walworth 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

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

Walworth 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 95.83%.

Walworth County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,721

Average Earnings

$57,019

Average Male

$37,862

Average Female

Walworth County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walworth County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walworth County, South Dakota Language

96.71% of Walworth County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2% of the population.

Walworth County, South Dakota Language

Walworth County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1164019.74%
Native52025849.62%
Hispanic1063230.19%
Multiple35882.23%
showing: 4 rows

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walworth County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walworth County, South Dakota is Native, with 49.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walworth County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 2.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.1%.

Walworth County, South Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.15%
High School14.45%
Some College12%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%
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Walworth County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.56%
Female Unemployed24%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed5.72%
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Walworth County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walworth County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walworth County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Walworth County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walworth 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 45-54.

Walworth County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walworth County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

418

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Walworth County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Walworth County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Walworth County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Walworth County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walworth County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Walworth County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walworth County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walworth 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

63.95%

Born in Walworth County, South Dakota

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Walworth County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 63.95% having been born in South Dakota. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walworth County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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