In 2017, South Dakota had a population of 870k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $56,521. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Dakota grew from 865,454 to 869,666, a 0.487% increase and its median household income grew from $54,467 to $56,521, a 3.77% increase.
The population of South Dakota is 82.3% White Alone, 8.57% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 3.6% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in South Dakota speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Dakota are South Dakota State University (2,652 degrees awarded in 2016), University of South Dakota (2,224 degrees), and Southeast Technical Institute (888 degrees).
The median property value in South Dakota is $167,600, and the homeownership rate is 67.7%. Most people in South Dakota commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in South Dakota is 2 cars per household.