In 2020, South Dakota had a population of 879k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $59,896. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Dakota grew from 870,638 to 879,336, a 0.999% increase and its median household income grew from $58,275 to $59,896, a 2.78% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Dakota are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.26%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%).
6.53% of the households in South Dakota reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.5% of the residents in South Dakota are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Dakota are South Dakota State University (2,710 degrees awarded in 2020), University of South Dakota (2,296 degrees), and Southeast Technical Institute (949 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in South Dakota was $174,600, and the homeownership rate was 68%. Most people in South Dakota drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in South Dakota was 2 cars per household.