Everything You Need to Know About the City of Pierre South Dakota

In 2017, Pierre, South Dakota had a population of 14k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $56,110. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pierre, SD grew from 13,959 to 13,974, a 0.107 percent increase and its median household income grew from $54,868 to $56,110, a 2.26 percent increase.

The population of Pierre, SD is 82.7 percent White Alone, 10.5 percent American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 3.28 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Pierre, SD speak a non-English language, and 98.9 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pierre, SD is $168,700, and the homeownership rate is 60.9 percent. Most people in Pierre, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 9.34 minutes. The average car ownership in Pierre, SD is 2 cars per household.


Health in Pierre

92.9 percent of the population of Pierre, SD has health coverage, with 55.3 percent on employee plans, 10.9  percent on Medicaid, 11.6 percent on Medicare, 13.5 percent on non-group plans, and 1.67 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Pierre, SD was $8,933 in 2014. This is a 4.52 percent increase from the previous year ($8,547).

Primary care physicians in Pierre, SD see 1350 patients per year on average, which represents an 8.16 percent decrease from the previous year (1470 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1600 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 518 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oglala Lakota County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.1 percent). Additionally, Ziebach County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5 percent).


Economy in Pierre

The economy of Pierre, SD employs 7.51k people and Pierre has an unemployment rate of 2.7 percent. and Pierre has seen the job market decreased by -0.8 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.0 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Pierre, SD are Public Administration (1,847 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (808 people), and Retail Trade (821 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,382), Wholesale Trade ($67,159), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,979).

Households in Pierre, SD have a median annual income of $56,110, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,868 in 2016, which represents a 2.26 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Pierre

– The Sales Tax Rate for Pierre is 6.5 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Pierre is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Pierre

– The average earnings of a Pierre resident are $28,592 a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Pierre resident is $52,961 a year.