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ZIP Code 57278

Primary City:Willow Lake, SD (View All Cities)
County: Clark County
Timezone: Central (1:48am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.6, -97.7
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 57278. 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 57278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 57278, 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:
Willow Lake, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57278 is located in east 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 57278 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57278 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 748
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 292
Median Home Value $74,100
Land Area 177.55 sq mi
Water Area 1.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 257
Median Household Income $44,808

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5282755
5-9261945
10-14302656
15-19303060
20-24241741
25-29181836
30-34211738
35-39191433
40-44151833
45-49352560
50-54282957
55-59253156
60-64232447
65-69231639
70-74101525
75-7991827
80-84101424
85 Plus7916

Gender

 Male 381 51%
 Female 367 49%
Gender

Race

 White 722 96.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 19 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245914
25-3419322
35-4415924
45-5454761
55-6444549
65-7433336
75-8431637
85 Plus12214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 141 55%
 Single Guardian 30 12%
 Singles 77 30%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 188 73%
 Households with Kids 69 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1538
28513
35813
4235
510616
6527
75611
8123
9538
104711
119615
124913
13538
14819
157714
169716
1761117
18437
19426
20549

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57278 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57278 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 57278 real estate data, the median home value of $74,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 57278. Rentals in 57278 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 602 80%
 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 146 20%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 86 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 127 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 15%
 Households Vacant 35 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Sale Only 5 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 4%
 1 Bedroom 16 21%
 2 Bedroom 15 19%
 3+ Bedroom 43 56%
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 $44,808 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57278 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 57278 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 57278 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 57278 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 395 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 23%
 No Earnings 145 21%
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 395 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 23%
 No Earnings 145 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 311 63%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 11%
 Worked at Home 129 26%
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 32 10.1%
 High School Graduate 164 51.6%
 Associate's degree 47 14.8%
 Bachelor's degree 72 22.6%
 Master's degree 2 0.6%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 168 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57278

ZIP Code 57278 is in the Willow Lake School District 12-3. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57278.

Willow Lake Elementary - 02
400 Garfield St
Willow Lake, SD 57278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Willow Lake School District 12-3
Willow Lake Ms - 03
400 Garfield St
Willow Lake, SD 57278
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Willow Lake School District 12-3
Mayfield Colony Elementary - 04
43188 Mayfield Rd
Willow Lake, SD 57278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Willow Lake School District 12-3
Willow Lake High School - 01
400 Garfield St
Willow Lake, SD 57278
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Willow Lake School District 12-3
Mayfield Colony Alternative Hs - 07
43188 Mayfield Rd
Willow Lake, SD 57278
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Willow Lake School District 12-3

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