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Social Characteristics of South Dakota

South Dakota Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    327,101
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    210,795
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    92,295
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    164,518
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    50.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    62,823
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    14,883
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    8,382
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    31,394
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    21,090
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    116,306
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    96,386
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    29.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    35,398
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    100,190
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    30.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    82,844
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    25.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.45
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.03
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    800,706
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    327,101
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    164,396
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    229,232
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    34,827
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    45,150
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    20,394
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    330,772
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    111,123
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    33.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    173,557
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    52.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    3,388
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    8,584
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    34,120
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    331,518
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    87,548
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    26.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    171,656
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.8%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    4,093
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    31,771
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    36,450
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    12,491
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    4,379
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    35.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    45
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    67
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    24
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    124
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    22
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    11,812
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    6,505
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    55.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,344
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,368
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    938
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,855
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    24.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,505
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,199
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,129
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    63.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    218,108
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    14,131
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    11,504
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    88,925
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    45,449
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    58,099
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    544,604
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    22,466
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    28,192
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    171,665
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    119,701
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    57,313
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    101,655
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    43,612
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    8.0%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.7%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    625,747
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    66,223
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    816,989
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    98,384
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    204,798
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    7,226
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    496,435
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    49,750
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    115,756
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    41,408
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    35.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    823,511
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    689,388
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    131,130
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    68,635
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    62,495
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    35,704
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    26,791
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    2,993
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    834,708
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    810,308
  • Percentage of Native persons
    97.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    805,541
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    96.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    539,353
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    64.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    266,188
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    31.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    4,767
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    24,400
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    24,400
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    9,096
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    37.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    15,304
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    62.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    29,167
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    4,767
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    4767%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    392
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    4,375
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    24,400
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4,468
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    18.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    19,932
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    81.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    24,400
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    3,605
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    14.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    7,856
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    32.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    4,808
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    96
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    6,981
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1,054
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    775,405
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    723,464
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    93.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    51,941
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    16,633
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    16,722
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    6,600
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    13,381
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,369
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    6,183
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,727
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    15,655
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2,937
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    834,708
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    32,065
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1,637
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    18,188
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    16,890
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    39,720
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    49,245
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    20,572
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    4,069
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    335,407
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    40.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    1,084
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    1,115
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    90,660
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    11,202
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    349
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    115,664
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    13,152
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    661
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    10,916
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    4,852
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    9,802
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    340
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    4,883
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    28,379
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    3,248
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    1,417
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    4,303
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    369
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.0%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.