|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Parkston is 1,544. Parkston, South Dakota is the 8,584th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Parkston was in 2000, when its population was 1,668. In 2000, Parkston was the 8,074th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,584th largest city in the US. Parkston is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Parkston has shrunk 7.4% since the year 2000. Parkston, South Dakota's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8580||St. Stephen, South Carolina||1,547||-12.9%|
|8581||Jackson, South Carolina||1,545||-4.8%|
|8583||Van Meter, Iowa||1,545||77.9%|
|8584||Parkston, South Dakota||1,544||-7.4%|
|8589||Hughes Springs, Texas||1,543||-16.7%|
The total voting age population of Parkston, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,209. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.4% of the residents of Parkston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Parkston are 96.2% White, 2.4% American Indian and 1.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Parkston, 10.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.1%. On a per-household basis, 6.3% of families are below the poverty line in Parkston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.4% of Parkston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.9% of Parkston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.4% have a bachelor's degree and 8.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Parkston residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Parkston is 1.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Parkston, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Parkston is $55,639.
In Parkston, 78.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.8% of housing units in Parkston.
Of all the housing units in Parkston, 29.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Parkston, 5.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Parkston is $524.
In Parkston, 66.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.