Millenials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest age demographic in South Dakota.
Millenials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest age demographic in South Dakota.
Black Hills Knowledge Network chart
Jul 31, 2014

Make Way for Millenials as the Number One Demographic in South Dakota

Millenials have passed the Baby Boomer generation as the largest demographic in South Dakota, Northern Plains News reports.

According to Governing Magazine, Millenials (ages 11-30) make up 27.3 percent of South Dakota's population. Baby Boomers (ages 47-65), make up the second highest group with 25 percent. Coming in third are the Generation X'ers (ages 31-46) at 18.6 percent of the population and finally the Silent Generation (ages 66-84) at only 11.2 percent. 

Read more about South Dakota's young demographics on the Black Hills Knowledge Network's Community Data page.

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