Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Whitewood - Demographics & Population

Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota Dashboard we have compiled the following demographic highlights for your convenience.  This data is sourced from various federal and state sources and is from the most recent year possible.

  Whitewood Meade County South Dakota
Total Population 2016: 931 27,693 865,454
Population Growth from 2015-2016: 1.1 2.4% 0.9%
Median Age 2015: 32.1 35.6 36.9
Median Household Income 2015: $41,786 $55,515 $53,017
Poverty Rate 2015: 22.4% 9.9% 14.2%
Race (Persons of Color) 2015: N/A* 12.2% 17.1%
**Housing Cost Burden 2015: 30.3% 30.3% 24.5

*The data for race have been suppressed. This happens when there were fewer than 10 people or units in a category, the percentage estimate is less than 1%, or the error margins were greater than 70% of the estimate of a numeric value (such as median income).
**Housing cost burden is the share of households paying 30 percent or more of their income for housing.

Whitewood City Profile

Learn more about Whitewood in the infographic below and at the South Dakota Dashboard City Profile

2016 Whitewood City Profile

Source: U.S Census Bureau American Community Survey, 2011-2015. 

More Information

For more data and graphs on the demographics of South Dakota and the Black Hills, please check out our sister project, the South Dakota Dashboard, for interactive graphs and charts.

City Profiles – Find total population, racial breakdown, gender breakdown, poverty rates, disability rates, home ownership rates, housing cost burden data, median income, median age and more for other cities and towns in South Dakota on the South Dakota Dashboard.

Demographics – Find charts about population trends, age, race and children and youth.

Economy – Find charts on South Dakota’s economic output (GDP), jobs, gross sales and tourism tax.

Health – Review charts on health statistics including obesity, diabetes, health insurance coverage and disabilities.

Housing – Learn about housing cost burden and homeownerships rates in South Dakota.

Workforce – View charts on educational attainment and proportion of adults working in the Rushmore State.

Incomes – Review charts for median incomes and poverty rates in South Dakota. 

 

Related items

  • Meade County Proposes 30% Reduction in Ag Land Values

    The Meade County Director of Equalization recently proposed a reduction in agricultural land values due to drought conditions, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. A recent…
  • IN HISTORY: Meade County Drops Bounty on Wolves

    On April 12, 1892, the Meade County Commission passed a resolution that halted its wolf bounty. Prior to this date, individuals would receive $3 for…
  • Simmons Hired as Meade County Superintendent

    Jeff Simmons, a former principal at Sturgis Brown High School, was recently selected to serve as the Meade County School District Superintendent, reports the Black…

525 University Loop, Suite 202
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 716-0058   [email protected]