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ZIP Code 57579

Post Office City:White River, SD (View All Cities)
County: Mellette County
Timezone: Central (7:20am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -100.8
ZIP (~32 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57579

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 57579. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 57579 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:
White River, SD
Acceptable:
Cedarbutte
Unacceptable:
Westover

Stats and Demographics for the 57579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57579 is located in southern 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 57579 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57579 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see White River, SD population.

Population 1,330
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 525
Median Home Value $61,700
Land Area 652.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 446
Median Household Income $33,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56658124
5-95758115
10-144658104
15-196449113
20-24413879
25-29293261
30-34273966
35-39293766
40-44374279
45-49453883
50-54474188
55-59483381
60-64394584
65-69182947
70-74172340
75-79221335
80-84211536
85 Plus131629

Gender

 Male 666 50%
 Female 664 50%
Gender

Race

 White 534 40.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 708 53.2%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 78 5.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101525
25-34183250
35-44373370
45-54612788
55-647928107
65-74411152
75-8435237
85 Plus17017

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 190 43%
 Single Guardian 137 31%
 Singles 100 22%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 258 58%
 Households with Kids 188 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
114822
2131528
3101222
4151328
5101323
6151631
716622
8121325
941014
1091221
1110919
127613
1391625
14111526
15111425
1612921
17161228
1813619
1912820
209817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57579 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 57579 real estate data, the median home value of $61,700 is low 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 57579. Rentals in 57579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,281 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 49 4%
 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 85 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 213 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 148 28%
 Households Vacant 79 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 4%
 2 Bedroom 34 20%
 3+ Bedroom 130 76%
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 $33,167 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57579 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 57579 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 57579 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 57579 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 389 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 220 23%
 No Earnings 361 37%
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 389 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 220 23%
 No Earnings 361 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 333 67%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 10%
 Worked at Home 113 23%
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, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 133 15.8%
 High School Graduate 495 58.9%
 Associate's degree 64 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 114 13.6%
 Master's degree 28 3.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 347 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57579

ZIP Code 57579 is in the White River School District 47-1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57579.

White River Elementary - 02
501 E 3rd St
White River, SD 57579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: White River School District 47-1
White River Middle School - 04
501 E 3rd St
White River, SD 57579
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: White River School District 47-1
White River High School - 01
501 E 3rd St
White River, SD 57579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: White River School District 47-1

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