|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mellette is 200. Mellette, South Dakota is the 16,511th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mellette was in 2000, when its population was 247. In 2000, Mellette was the 16,242nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,511th largest city in the US. Mellette is currently 19.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mellette has shrunk 19.0% since the year 2000. Mellette, South Dakota's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16507||Edgar Springs, Missouri||200||5.2%|
|16511||Mellette, South Dakota||200||-19.0%|
|16513||Mission Woods, Kansas||200||21.2%|
|16514||Port Royal, Virginia||200||17.6%|
|16516||South English, Iowa||200||-6.1%|
The total voting age population of Mellette, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 148. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Mellette are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mellette are 92.7% White, 4.2% Two or more races and 3.1% American Indian.
In Mellette, 3.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 0.0% of families are below the poverty line in Mellette.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.8% of Mellette residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.2% of Mellette residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mellette residents aged 5 and older, 7.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mellette is 12.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mellette, 7.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mellette is $52,000.
In Mellette, 81.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 18.9% of housing units in Mellette.
Of all the housing units in Mellette, 43.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Mellette, 12.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mellette is $785.
In Mellette, 92.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.