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ZIP Code 57231

Primary City:De Smet, SD (View All Cities)
County: Kingsbury County
Timezone: Central (3:50am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -97.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 57231. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 57231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 57231, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
De Smet, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57231 is located in east South Dakota and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 57231 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57231 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,695
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 887
Median Home Value $85,600
Land Area 273.39 sq mi
Water Area 12.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 730
Median Household Income $51,205

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male546251382632533740578069534336403627
Female453769512438393336646260494436605658
Total999912089507092707612114212910287721009285

Gender

 Male 834 49%
 Female 861 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,670 98.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner55273121108889430
Renter733112224123020
Total12858414313210012450

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 406 56%
 Single Guardian 60 8%
 Singles 236 32%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 541 74%
 Households with Kids 189 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131099141612128910615111099373
Female10108793811615141111181411141025
Total23201716231920231424241726292420231398

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57231 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57231 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 57231 real estate data, the median home value of $85,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 57231. Rentals in 57231 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,644 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 245 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 326 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 159 18%
 Households Vacant 157 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 8%
 1 Bedroom 83 47%
 2 Bedroom 34 19%
 3+ Bedroom 47 26%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,205 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 57231 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 57231 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 771 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 232 17%
 No Earnings 394 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 771 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 232 17%
 No Earnings 394 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 788 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 6%
 Worked at Home 78 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 57 9%
 High School Graduate 347 55%
 Associate's degree 68 11%
 Bachelor's degree 99 16%
 Master's degree 31 5%
 Professional school degree 14 2%
 Doctorate degree 16 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 244 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57231

ZIP Code 57231 is in the De Smet School District 38-2. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57231.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02
407 Ingalls Ave SW
De Smet, SD 57231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: De Smet School District 38-2
De Smet Middle School - 03
405 3rd St SW
De Smet, SD 57231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: De Smet School District 38-2
De Smet High School - 01
405 3rd St SW
De Smet, SD 57231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: De Smet School District 38-2

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