|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lead is 2,971. Lead, South Dakota is the 6,303rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lead was in 1990, when its population was 3,815. In 1990, Lead was the 4,828th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,303rd largest city in the US. Lead is currently 22.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lead has shrunk 1.6% since the year 2000. Lead, South Dakota's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6250||North Sioux City||3,015||31.7%|
|6300||Paddock Lake, Wisconsin||2,976||-1.9%|
|6301||Lakewood, New York||2,973||-8.4%|
|6303||Lead, South Dakota||2,971||-1.6%|
|6304||Westfield, New York||2,969||-14.5%|
|6305||Williamson, West Virginia||2,968||-12.2%|
|6309||North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania||2,962||5.4%|
The total voting age population of Lead, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,384. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.8% of the residents of Lead are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lead are 94.3% White, 3.4% Two or more races, 0.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% American Indian, 0.4% Other and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lead, 16.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.4% of families are below the poverty line in Lead.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Lead residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.5% of Lead residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.1% have a bachelor's degree and 3.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lead residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lead is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lead, 18.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lead is $47,500.
In Lead, 62.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.5% of housing units in Lead.
Of all the housing units in Lead, 56.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Lead, 7.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lead is $707.
In Lead, 79.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.