Latest Data (2018)
Population 2,977
Nationwide Rank 6265

Quick Facts

Lead, South Dakota is the 6,265th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lead, South Dakota is a city.

Lead, South Dakota is currently 22.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lead, South Dakota's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6255 Strasburg, Pennsylvania 2,983 6.6%
6256 Yountville, California 2,982 -9.6%
6257 New Britain, Pennsylvania 2,981 26.4%
6258 Nocona, Texas 2,981 -6.6%
6259 Park Hills, Kentucky 2,981 0.3%
6260 New Bremen, Ohio 2,980 1.9%
6261 Allendale, South Carolina 2,979 -26.6%
6262 Penbrook, Pennsylvania 2,979 -1.9%
6263 Winnebago, Illinois 2,978 0.0%
6264 Edgewood, Florida 2,977 56.1%
6265 Lead, South Dakota 2,977 -1.4%
6266 Minden, Nebraska 2,977 -0.3%
6267 Tularosa, New Mexico 2,974 -0.5%
6268 Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 2,974 -0.4%
6269 Sumner, Illinois 2,973 191.7%
6270 North Barrington, Illinois 2,970 0.0%
6271 Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania 2,968 -4.2%
6272 Smithsburg, Maryland 2,968 35.4%
6273 Graymoor-Devondale, Kentucky 2,965 3.6%
6274 Milton, Delaware 2,964 72.4%
6275 Raymond, Washington 2,963 -0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Dakota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4426 Tea 5,624 213.8%
4435 Belle Fourche 5,602 16.3%
5622 Dell Rapids 3,669 22.5%
5727 Mobridge 3,540 -0.2%
5753 Hot Springs 3,509 -15.3%
5783 Canton 3,471 10.5%
5867 Hartford 3,364 78.2%
6080 Milbank 3,154 -13.1%
6265 Lead 2,977 -1.4%
6341 North Sioux City 2,885 26.0%
6372 Winner 2,852 -8.5%
6596 Summerset 2,671 697.3%
6895 Lennox 2,436 18.5%
6906 Sisseton 2,426 -4.6%
7020 Chamberlain 2,350 0.1%
7058 Flandreau 2,325 -1.9%
7063 Redfield 2,322 -8.0%
7300 Fort Pierre 2,160 5.7%
7574 Volga 2,020 38.6%
7628 Beresford 1,992 -0.5%
7719 Springfield 1,940 24.1%
7727 Custer 1,935 -1.8%
7860 Elk Point 1,869 8.8%
8098 Webster 1,762 -9.3%
8550 Wagner 1,562 -2.9%
8699 Groton 1,501 10.9%
8705 Parkston 1,499 -10.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 2,977 6,265
2017 2,978 6,248
2016 3,010 6,199
2015 2,999 6,200
2014 3,030 6,156
2013 3,109 6,060
2012 3,088 6,061
2011 3,103 6,047
2010 3,124 5,999
2009 2,848 6,229
2008 2,870 6,181
2007 2,876 6,154
2006 2,889 6,116
2005 2,918 6,062
2004 2,971 5,983
2003 2,977 5,960
2002 2,987 5,937
2001 3,016 5,879
2000 3,022 5,861
1990 3,815 4,828