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ZIP Code 57720

Primary City:Buffalo, SD (View All Cities)
County: Harding County
Timezone: Mountain (1:15am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.6, -103.5
ZIP (~36 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 57720. 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 57720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 57720, 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:
Buffalo, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57720 is located in northwest South Dakota and covers an extremely 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 57720 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57720 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 651
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 397
Median Home Value $65,900
Land Area 1,295.30 sq mi
Water Area 4.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 296
Median Household Income $44,286

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male211718241522172120174234201416276
Female191720307151821161834341814121375
Total403438542237354236357668382828151411

Gender

 Male 333 51%
 Female 318 49%
Gender

Race

 White 627 96.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 1.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 14 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51433515627166
Renter921169109104
Total1435496066362610

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 152 51%
 Single Guardian 29 10%
 Singles 106 36%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 220 74%
 Households with Kids 76 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male83254333453352435753
Female31724224572344685921
Total11497855791256961011101674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57720 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57720 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 57720 real estate data, the median home value of $65,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 57720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 57720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 651 100%
 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 81 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 88 22%
 Households Vacant 101 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 45%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 13%
 2 Bedroom 12 17%
 3+ Bedroom 49 70%
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 $44,286 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57720 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 57720 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 57720 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. More commuters in 57720 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 221 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 30%
 No Earnings 112 24%
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 221 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 30%
 No Earnings 112 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 240 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 12%
 Worked at Home 41 13%
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 19 9%
 High School Graduate 123 60%
 Associate's degree 11 5%
 Bachelor's degree 43 21%
 Master's degree 8 4%
 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 107 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57720

ZIP Code 57720 is in the Harding County School District 31-1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57720.

Buffalo Elementary - 02
12474 Tipperary St
Buffalo, SD 57720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harding County School District 31-1
Harding County Ms - 03
12474 Tipperary St
Buffalo, SD 57720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harding County School District 31-1
Harding County High School - 01
12474 Tipperary St
Buffalo, SD 57720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harding County School District 31-1

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