South Dakota has a population of 865,454 people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $54,467. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of South Dakota grew from 858,469 to 865,454, a 0.81% increase and its median household income grew from $53,017 to $54,467, a 2.73% increase.
The population of South Dakota is 82.4% White, 8.5% Native, and 3.72% Hispanic. 6.47% of the people in South Dakota speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Dakota are South Dakota State University, with 2,451 graduates, University of South Dakota, with 2,290 graduates, and Southeast Technical Institute, with 988 graduates.
The median property value in South Dakota is $160,700, and the homeownership rate is 67.2%. Most people in South Dakota commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.7 minutes. The average car ownership in South Dakota is 2 cars per household.
South Dakota is the 47th most populated state in the United States and borders Iowa; Minnesota; Montana; Nebraska; North Dakota; and Wyoming.