Population

Population Trends    
Geographic Area 2000 2010 (census) 2015 (est.)
Greater Spearfish 12,482 14,304 15,105
Primary Retail Trade Area 49,924 54,216 54,631
Labor Market Commute Area 149,779 167,672 177,332

Source: U.S Census 2012 American FactFinder and the Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
Labor Market Commute Area is 5 counties: Lawrence, Meade, Butte, Pennington and Crook, WY.

 

Population
Age Distribution as a % of Group   
  Greater Spearfish Lawrence County  Labor Market Commute Area
17 and under 21% 22% 23%
18 - 34 years 28% 21% 23%
35 - 54 years 23% 24% 25%
55 - 74 years 20% 24% 22%
75 and Over 8% 9% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100%

Source: U.S Census 2012 American FactFinder and the Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
Labor Market Commute Area is 5 counties: Lawrence, Meade, Butte, Pennington and Crook, WY.

 

Median Age   
  Greater Spearfish Lawrence County  Labor Market Commute Area
Median Age 36.54 41.20 38.12

Source: U.S Census 2012 American FactFinder and the Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
Labor Market Commute Area is 5 counties: Lawrence, Meade, Butte, Pennington and Crook, WY.

 

 

Households

Total Households   
  2010 (Census) 2015 (est.) Growth Rate
 Greater Spearfish^ Total Households 6188 6677 2.5%

^Source: Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
*Source: U.S Census 2011 American FactFinder
Greater Spearfish: (5-mile area)

 

Household Income Distribution   
 Household Income Distribution Greater Spearfish^ Lawrence County*  Labor Market Commute Area*
Under $34,999 2806 4,314 24,637
$35,000 - $49,999 809 1,540 10,920
$50,001 - $75,000 1221 2,069 14,059
$75,001 - Above 1571 2,792 18,221

^Source: Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
*Source: U.S Census 2011 American FactFinder
Labor Market Commute Area is 5 counties: Lawrence, Meade, Butte, Pennington and Crook, WY.

 

Household Median Incomes   
  Greater Spearfish^ Lawrence County*  Labor Market Commute Area*
Median Household Income $42,370 $45,137 $47,185

^Source: Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
*Source: U.S Census 2011 American FactFinder
Labor Market Commute Area is 5 counties: Lawrence, Meade, Butte, Pennington and Crook, WY.

 

 

Education Attainment

Workforce Education Attainment (Age 25+)   
  Greater Spearfish^ Spearfish 15-mile radius Spearfish 30-mile radius
Less than 9th Grade 239 601 1,088
Some High School, no diploma 410 1,102 1,757
High School Graduate (GED) 3,019 7,279 11,725
Some College, no degree 2,341 5,169 8,049
Associates Degree 735 1,883 2,975
Bachelor's Degree 2,183 4,346 6,232
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,106 1,774 2,454

^Source: Nielsen-Claritas Inc. 2015 Snapshot Report
*Source: U.S Census 2011 American FactFinder