|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lake Preston is 585. Lake Preston, South Dakota is the 12,541st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lake Preston was in 2000, when its population was 737. In 2000, Lake Preston was the 11,589th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,541st largest city in the US. Lake Preston is currently 20.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lake Preston has shrunk 20.6% since the year 2000. Lake Preston, South Dakota's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12535||Laurel Hill, Florida||586||6.5%|
|12536||Maury City, Tennessee||586||-16.8%|
|12539||Edgeley, North Dakota||585||-7.4%|
|12541||Lake Preston, South Dakota||585||-20.6%|
|12542||Mackinac Island, Michigan||585||11.6%|
|12543||Center, North Dakota||584||-13.3%|
|12547||Hay Springs, Nebraska||584||-16.2%|
The total voting age population of Lake Preston, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 337. The voting age population is 55.5% male and 44.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.5% of the residents of Lake Preston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lake Preston are 100.0% White. Additionally, 3.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lake Preston, 6.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.5%. On a per-household basis, 5.0% of families are below the poverty line in Lake Preston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.5% of Lake Preston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Lake Preston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lake Preston residents aged 5 and older, 4.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lake Preston is 0.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lake Preston, 11.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lake Preston is $55,417.
In Lake Preston, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in Lake Preston.
Of all the housing units in Lake Preston, 33.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Lake Preston, 14.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lake Preston is $440.
In Lake Preston, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.