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ZIP Code 57461

Primary City:Mellette, SD (View All Cities)
County: Spink County
Timezone: Central (3:44am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.2, -98.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 57461. 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 57461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 57461, 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:
Mellette, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57461 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 57461 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57461 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 392
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 183
Median Home Value $59,200
Land Area 123.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 167
Median Household Income $55,714

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12815151088101513221918144456
Female98141351011791328171636665
Total211629281518191724265036341710101111

Gender

 Male 206 53%
 Female 186 47%
Gender

Race

 White 384 98.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11217354117124
Renter38512234
Total42022364319158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 100 60%
 Single Guardian 19 11%
 Singles 42 25%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 121 72%
 Households with Kids 46 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33142222042333622411
Female30212122102561034511
Total63354344144894656922

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57461 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57461 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 57461 real estate data, the median home value of $59,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 57461 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 57461 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 392 100%
 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 51 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 15%
 Households Vacant 16 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $55,714 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57461 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 57461 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. Most commuters in 57461 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 182 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 26%
 No Earnings 75 22%
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 182 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 26%
 No Earnings 75 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 186 83%
 Public transportation 5 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 2%
 Worked at Home 28 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 57461 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 5 3%
 High School Graduate 116 69%
 Associate's degree 6 4%
 Bachelor's degree 42 25%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 101 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57461

ZIP Code 57461 is in the Northwestern Area School District 56-7. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57461.

Northwestern Elementary School - 04
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northwestern Area School District 56-7
Northwestern Middle School - 02
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northwestern Area School District 56-7
Northwestern High School - 01
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northwestern Area School District 56-7

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