Pierre, South Dakota Demographics

People Facts

Pierre South Dakota
Population, 2000 13,876 754,844
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.6% 6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 22.9% 24.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 14.1% 14.2%
Female persons, percent, 2000 39.3% 50.3%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 88.9% 88.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.2% 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 8.6% 8.8%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.5% 0.7%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 0.3% -
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 0.6% 1.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 1.2%

2.1%

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+, 2000 57.5% 55.7%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.4% 1.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.5% 6.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 25.6% 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 26.4% 21.5%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 10.1

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Housing Facts
Housing units, 2000 5,979 347,931
Owner Occupied 52% 68.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $94,800 $79,600
Household Facts
Households, 2000 5,567

290,245

Persons per household, 2000 2.35 2.50
Median household income, 1999 $42,962 $39,265
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,462 $17,562
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 7.7%

12.9%

Geography Facts
Counties

Hughes County