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ZIP Code 57420

Post Office City:Akaska, SD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Walworth County
Timezone: Central (8:56pm)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.33, -100.12
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57420

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 57420. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 57420 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Akaska, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57420 is located in northern South Dakota and covers a slightly less 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 57420 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57420 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 75
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 195
Median Home Value $35,500
Land Area 46.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 37
Median Household Income $29,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 32

Under 53912
85 Plus000


 Male 35 47%
 Female 40 53%


 White 75 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13 35%
 Single Guardian 5 14%
 Singles 17 46%
 Singles With Roommate 2 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 28 76%
 Households with Kids 9 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57420 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 57420 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 57420 real estate data, the median home value of $35,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 57420 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 57420 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Akaska, SD home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 75 100%
 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 7 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 23 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 7 4%
 Households Vacant 158 81%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 157 99.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 0.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 14 100%
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 $29,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57420 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 57420 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 57420 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 57420 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 57420 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 19 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 30%
 No Earnings 46 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 30%
 No Earnings 46 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13 36%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 36%
 Worked at Home 10 28%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 14 15%
 High School Graduate 44 47%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 25 27%
 Master's degree 10 11%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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