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The 2016 South Dakota, South Dakota, population is 858,469. There are 11 people per square mile (population density).

Family in South Dakota, South Dakota

The median age is 36.8. The US median is 37.4. 53.25% of people in South Dakota, South Dakota, are married. 10.66% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.45 people. 31.08% of people are married, with children. 15.78% have children, but are single.

Race in South Dakota, South Dakota

83.62% of people are white, 1.47% are black, 1.13% are asian, 8.34% are native american, and 0.05% claim 'Other'.

3.17% of the people in South Dakota, South Dakota, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.83% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLESouth Dakota, South DakotaUnited States
  Population  858,469321,418,820
  Population - 2010  799,462308,745,538
  Population - 2000  754,844285,036,114
  Population - 1990  696,000251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  23.34%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  13.73%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1191
  Land Area  75,8113,531,905
  Water Area  1,305264,837
  Median Age  36.837.4
  Female Population  49.74%50.81%
  Male Population  50.26%49.19%
  White  83.62%62.77%
  Black  1.47%12.24%
  Asian  1.13%4.95%
  Native American  8.34%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.03%0.16%
  Other  0.05%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.19%2.13%
  Hispanic  3.17%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  96.83%83.10%
  Households  327,101116,211,000
  Family Households  210,79576,958,100
  Non Family Households  116,30639,253,000
  Household Size  2.452.63
  Married Population  53.25%50.58%
  Single Population  46.75%49.42%
  Now Married  52.12%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.13%2.17%
  Never Married  30.00%32.55%
  Widowed  6.09%5.95%
  Divorced  10.66%10.92%
  Married, w/children  31.08%31.68%
  Married, no children  46.96%41.44%
  Single, w/children  15.78%16.94%
  Single, no children  6.18%9.95%

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Quality of Life stinks unless have monry - 1/29/2016
South Dakota is not a place for young or old poor people. Only the rich can enjoy this state The state does not care about the poor,kids,or elderly.Fine example cut... (Read More)

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Heart of America - 10/30/2013
I've lived in South Dakota most of my life. I love this place I call home. There was a time when I hated it here, but now I can't imagine living anywhere else. Some... (Read More)

Great place to live - 10/9/2011
I am a person who has been around the world (Navy) and have lived everywhere from South Dakota to California, Hawaii, Florida, Virginia, Overseas in Naples, Spain,... (Read More)

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