South Dakota / Mellette County
Who knew Mellette County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Mellette County, SD. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Mellette County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||2,048||#59 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$34,055|
|Median Age||34.2 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||American indian|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 2,048 people, Mellette County is the 59th most populated county in the state of South Dakota out of 66 counties. But watch out, Mellette County, because Haakon County with 1,937 people and Buffalo County with 1,912 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Mellette County residents was $34,055. Mellette County households made slightly more than Gregory County households ($33,940) and Perkins County households ($33,361) However, 27.0% of Mellette County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Mellette County residents is 34.2 years young.
The largest Mellette County racial/ethinic groups are American Indian (53.3%) followed by White (39.3%) and Two or more races (5.6%).
|Some Other Race||0|
|Two or More Races||114|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Mellette County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||34.2 years|
|Median Age - Females||34.4 years|
|Median Age - Males||34.0 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 32.3% of the Mellette County population under 18, Mellette County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||32.3%|
|Persons Over 65||13.5%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|