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ZIP Code 57273

Primary City:Waubay, SD (View All Cities)
County: Day County
Timezone: Central (8:11pm)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -97.3
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57273

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 57273. 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 57273. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 57273, 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:
Waubay, SD
Unacceptable:
Blue Dog Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 57273 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57273 is located in northeast South Dakota and covers a slightly higher than average 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 57273 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57273 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,316
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 940
Median Home Value $93,100
Land Area 174.78 sq mi
Water Area 22.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 505
Median Household Income $35,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5355684532313627344654593028272295
Female465142453736292634445551373323322311
Total9910611090696765536890109110676150543216

Gender

 Male 661 50%
 Female 655 50%
Gender

Race

 White 766 58.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 501 38.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 46 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner427388988575610
Renter9352518241663
Total136263107112736213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 226 45%
 Single Guardian 119 24%
 Singles 145 29%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 341 68%
 Households with Kids 164 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7121611101116108101211161978101286
Female66910113161011968109514127713
Total1318252121143220191918192628122222191519

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57273 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 57273 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 57273 real estate data, the median home value of $93,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 57273. Rentals in 57273 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57273 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,316 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 151 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 218 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 14%
 Households Vacant 435 46%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 2.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 5 1.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 362 83.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 12.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 16%
 2 Bedroom 25 18%
 3+ Bedroom 91 66%
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 $35,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57273 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 57273 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 57273 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 314 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 273 30%
 No Earnings 321 35%
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 314 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 273 30%
 No Earnings 321 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 390 80%
 Public transportation 8 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 6%
 Worked at Home 58 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 44 12%
 High School Graduate 237 64%
 Associate's degree 35 9%
 Bachelor's degree 30 8%
 Master's degree 22 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 195 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57273

ZIP Code 57273 is in the Waubay School District 18-3. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57273.

Waubay Elementary - 02
202 West School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waubay School District 18-3
Enemy Swim Day School
13525 446th Ave
Waubay, SD 57273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Enemy Swim Day School District
Waubay High School - 01
202 West School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waubay School District 18-3
Waubay Junior High - 03
202 West School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Waubay School District 18-3

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