In 2018, South Dakota had a population of 882k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $56,274. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of South Dakota grew from 869,666 to 882,235, a 1.45% increase and its median household income declined from $56,521 to $56,274, a -0.437% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Dakota are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.49%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.33%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%). 0% of the people in South Dakota speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Dakota are South Dakota State University (2,727 degrees awarded in 2019), University of South Dakota (2,292 degrees), and Southeast Technical Institute (933 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in South Dakota was $171,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.9%. Most people in South Dakota drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in South Dakota was 2 cars per household.