In 2017, Hughes County, SD had a population of 17.6k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $59,741. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hughes County, SD grew from 17,518 to 17,572, a 0.308% increase and its median household income grew from $58,934 to $59,741, a 1.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hughes County, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.905%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (0.814%). N/A% of the people in Hughes County, SD speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Hughes County, SD is $173,400, and the homeownership rate is 64.7%. Most people in Hughes County, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 10.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hughes County, SD is 2 cars per household.