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ZIP Code 57661

Post Office City:Whitehorse, SD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Dewey County
Timezone: Mountain (11:32am)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.2712, -100.8873
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57661

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 57661. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 57661 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:
Whitehorse, SD

Stats and Demographics for the 57661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57661 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 57661 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57661 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 88
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25
Median Home Value $103,100
Land Area 20.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23
Median Household Income $31,635

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 20

Under 510212
85 Plus000


 Male 42 48%
 Female 46 52%


 White 6 7%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 89%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 4 5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11 48%
 Single Guardian 6 26%
 Singles 3 13%
 Singles With Roommate 3 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 9 39%
 Households with Kids 14 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57661 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57661 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 57661 real estate data, the median home value of $103,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 57661. Rentals in 57661 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 88 100%
 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 5 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 7 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 44%
 Households Vacant 2 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 15%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 17 85%
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 $31,635 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57661 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 57661 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. However, that is not the case in 57661. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

For more information, see Whitehorse, SD commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 44 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6 8%
 No Earnings 21 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 44 62%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6 8%
 No Earnings 21 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 36 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 11 23%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 11 21%
 High School Graduate 25 47%
 Associate's degree 4 8%
 Bachelor's degree 13 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 42 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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