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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Letcher is 219, which is 23.73% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.58% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Letcher population density is 335.69 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 10.82 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Letcher is white, which represent 97.26% of the total population. The average Letcher education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 219. #219

Population Growth Since 2000, #60

Letcher, SD
South Dakota

Population Density, #236

Letcher, SD
335.69 per square mile
South Dakota
10.82 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:213 (97.26%, #167)
Black:0 (0.00%, #83)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #198)
Asian:3 (1.37%, #27)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #212)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3 (1.37%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

166 (75.80%) out of the total population of 219 reported first ancestry.

 Letcher, SD% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.20%0.56%
Czech3515.98%, see rank2.18%0.47%
Danish20.91%, see rank2.02%0.42%
Dutch73.20%, see rank4.76%1.40%
English62.74%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French41.83%, see rank2.95%3.34%
German12557.08%, see rank40.25%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.46%
Irish2310.50%, see rank10.86%10.80%
Italian00.00%, see rank1.34%5.52%
Norwegian209.13%, see rank13.86%1.42%
Polish10.46%, see rank1.58%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank1.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.58%0.99%
Scottish52.28%, see rank1.17%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish52.28%, see rank3.40%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.39%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American31.37%, see rank3.84%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.52%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 105 (47.95%, see rank)
Females: 114 (52.05%, see rank)

Letcher, SD
Male: 47.95%
Female: 52.05%
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)
Letcher, SD
38.90 years old
South Dakota
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Letcher, SD
36.60 years old
South Dakota
35.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Letcher, SD
41.50 years old
South Dakota
38.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Letcher, SD% of the Total PopulationSouth DakotaU.S.
Under 5 years125.48%, see rank7.10%6.36%
5 to 9 years198.68%, see rank6.91%6.51%
10 to 14 years177.76%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years3013.70%, see rank6.95%6.85%
20 to 24 years31.37%, see rank7.15%7.13%
25 to 34 years115.02%, see rank13.12%13.47%
35 to 44 years4721.46%, see rank11.34%12.96%
45 to 54 years4018.26%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years156.85%, see rank12.72%12.29%
65 to 74 years177.76%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 83.65%, see rank4.78%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank2.36%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Letcher, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population138, 100%544,604209,056,129
Less Than High School3, 2.17%, see rank9.30%13.67%
High School Graduate54, 39.13%, see rank31.52%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree72, 52.17%, see rank32.50%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4, 2.90%, see rank18.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5, 3.62%, see rank8.01%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.33, 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

 Letcher, SD South DakotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1154.55%45.45%77.67%22.33%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2391.30%, see rank8.70%, see rank90.64%9.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3384.85%, see rank15.15%, see rank92.15%7.85%90.60%9.40%
College4100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank82.73%17.27%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School2100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank77.44%22.56%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Letcher, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Total Households98, 100%327,101116,211,092
Average Household Size2.23, see rank2.452.63
1 Person Households43, 43.88%, see rank29.47%27.57%
2 or More Person Households55, 56.12%, see rank70.53%72.43%
Family Households (Families)49, 50.00%, see rank64.44%66.22%
Average Family Size3.35, see rank3.113.32
Married-Couple Family36, 36.73%, see rank50.30%48.42%
Nonfamily Households49, 50.00%, see rank35.56%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Letcher, SD%South DakotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total171see rank662,290252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over77100%, see rank330,772123,281,364
Never Married2532.47%, see rank33.60%35.77%
Married3849.35%, see rank53.49%52.04%
Widowed00.00%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced1418.18%, see rank10.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over94100%, see rank331,518129,692,771
Never Married2122.34%, see rank26.41%29.48%
Married4042.55%, see rank53.01%49.19%
Widowed1212.77%, see rank9.58%9.16%
Divorced2122.34%, see rank10.99%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Letcher, SD%South DakotaU.S.
Native21698.63%, see rank97.08%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence18082.19%, see rank64.62%58.73%
Born in Different State3515.98%, see rank31.89%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
10.46%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Foreign Born31.37%, see rank2.92%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship31.37%, see rank1.09%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank1.83%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia31.37%, see rank0.94%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.58%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank0.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.13%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Letcher, SD%South DakotaU.S.
English9697.96%, see rank91.90%79.39%
Spanish11.02%, see rank2.54%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages11.02%, see rank2.46%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, 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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