Pierre demographics profile

StatisticPierreSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0691191
Median age37.536.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%59%55%
Speak English95%94%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%
Pierre, SD has a population of 13,959 and is the 2,993rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,069 per sq mi which is 9788% higher than the South Dakota average and 1080% higher than the national average. The median age in Pierre is 38 which is approximately 2% higher than the South Dakota average of 37. In Pierre, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 70% of Pierre residents were born in South Dakota, 29% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pierre is 9788% higher than South Dakota.
  • The median age in Pierre is 2% higher than South Dakota.
  • In Pierre 82.74% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Pierre 0.50% of the population is African American.
  • In Pierre 0.50% of the population is Asian.

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Pierre population breakdown by race

RacePierreSouth DakotaNational
African American0.50%1.65%12.63%
American Indian11.67%8.72%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.61%2.61%3.06%
Other race0.97%0.88%4.75%
In Pierre, 3.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Pierre age breakdown

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Source: The Pierre, SD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).