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Huron Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Huron Area is 17,922. The Huron Area population density is 14.17 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 10.82 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Huron Area is white, which represent 89.94% of the total population. The average Huron Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 17,922. #855

Population Density, #815

Huron Area
14.17 per square mile
South Dakota
10.82 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:16,119 (89.94%, #338)
Black:112 (0.62%, #774)
Hispanic:1,578 (8.80%, #301)
Asian:1,022 (5.70%, #41)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):221 (1.23%, #186)
One Race, Other:208 (1.16%, see rank)
Two or More Races:240 (1.34%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:885 (56.08%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:49 (3.11%, see rank)
Cuban:49 (3.11%, see rank)
Central American:361 (22.88%, see rank)
South American:71 (4.50%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:23 (2.25%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:11 (1.08%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:988 (96.67%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

15,167 (84.63%) out of the total population of 17,922 reported first ancestry.

 Huron Area% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Arab300.17%, see rank0.20%0.56%
Czech1420.79%, see rank2.18%0.47%
Danish1841.03%, see rank2.02%0.42%
Dutch6583.67%, see rank4.76%1.40%
English1,1746.55%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French4652.59%, see rank2.95%3.34%
German7,31940.84%, see rank40.25%15.03%
Greek320.18%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.46%
Irish1,83910.26%, see rank10.86%10.80%
Italian1861.04%, see rank1.34%5.52%
Norwegian1,84810.31%, see rank13.86%1.42%
Polish2621.46%, see rank1.58%3.01%
Portuguese70.04%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian1060.59%, see rank1.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish660.37%, see rank0.58%0.99%
Scottish1881.05%, see rank1.17%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish5413.02%, see rank3.40%1.27%
Swiss1620.90%, see rank0.39%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American7624.25%, see rank3.84%7.12%
Welsh1430.80%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 8,966 (50.03%, see rank)
Females: 8,956 (49.97%, see rank)

Huron Area
Male: 50.03%
Female: 49.97%
South Dakota
Male: 50.26%
Female: 49.74%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Huron Area
38.20 years old
South Dakota
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Huron Area
36.60 years old
South Dakota
35.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Huron Area
40.00 years old
South Dakota
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Huron Area% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Under 5 years1,3177.35%, see rank7.10%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,3567.57%, see rank6.91%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,0926.09%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,0976.12%, see rank6.95%6.85%
20 to 24 years9645.38%, see rank7.15%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,40713.43%, see rank13.12%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,85110.33%, see rank11.34%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,55614.26%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,33913.05%, see rank12.72%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,3567.57%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 1,0025.59%, see rank4.78%4.25%
85 years and over5853.26%, see rank2.36%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Huron AreaSouth DakotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population12,096, 100%544,604209,056,129
Less Than High School1,962, 16.22%, see rank9.30%13.67%
High School Graduate3,992, 33.00%, see rank31.52%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,689, 30.50%, see rank32.50%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,967, 16.26%, see rank18.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree486, 4.02%, see rank8.01%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.89, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Huron Area South DakotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten75775.17%24.83%77.67%22.33%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,74491.23%, see rank8.77%, see rank90.64%9.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)88997.08%, see rank2.92%, see rank92.15%7.85%90.60%9.40%
College46692.49%, see rank7.51%, see rank82.73%17.27%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17456.32%, see rank43.68%, see rank77.44%22.56%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Huron AreaSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Households7,460, 100%327,101116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.452.63
1 Person Households2,519, 33.77%, see rank29.47%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,941, 66.23%, see rank70.53%72.43%
Family Households (Families)4,583, 61.43%, see rank64.44%66.22%
Average Family Size3.03, see rank3.113.32
Married-Couple Family3,551, 47.60%, see rank50.30%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,877, 38.57%, see rank35.56%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Huron Area%South DakotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total14,157see rank662,290252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over7,038100%, see rank330,772123,281,364
Never Married2,19631.20%, see rank33.60%35.77%
Married3,84354.60%, see rank53.49%52.04%
Widowed1802.56%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced81911.64%, see rank10.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over7,119100%, see rank331,518129,692,771
Never Married1,62422.81%, see rank26.41%29.48%
Married3,93355.25%, see rank53.01%49.19%
Widowed89812.61%, see rank9.58%9.16%
Divorced6649.33%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Huron Area%South DakotaU.S.
Native16,32791.10%, see rank97.08%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence11,93466.59%, see rank64.62%58.73%
Born in Different State4,30324.01%, see rank31.89%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
900.50%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Foreign Born1,5958.90%, see rank2.92%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1180.66%, see rank1.09%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,4778.24%, see rank1.83%7.09%
Born In Europe50.03%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia8424.70%, see rank0.94%3.82%
Born In Africa10.01%, see rank0.58%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America7344.10%, see rank0.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America130.07%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Huron Area%South DakotaU.S.
English6,45186.47%, see rank91.90%79.39%
Spanish5507.37%, see rank2.54%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1792.40%, see rank2.46%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2803.75%, see rank0.82%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank2.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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