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ZIP Code 57748

Post Office City:Howes, SD (View All Cities)
County: Meade County
Timezone: Mountain (11:58pm)
Area code: 605 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.5, -102.3
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 57748

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 57748. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 57748 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:
Howes, SD
Bridger, Red Scaffold

Stats and Demographics for the 57748 ZIP Code

ZIP code 57748 is located in western South Dakota and covers a 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 57748 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 57748 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 318
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 141
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 390.99 sq mi
Water Area 2.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 104
Median Household Income $31,071

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 28

Under 5182240
85 Plus202


 Male 162 51%
 Female 156 49%


 White 112 35.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 61.3%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 10 3.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 49 47%
 Single Guardian 24 23%
 Singles 29 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 58 56%
 Households with Kids 46 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 57748 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 57748 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 57748 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 is slightly less than average 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 57748. Rentals in 57748 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 57748 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 318 100%
 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 8 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 44 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 52 37%
 Households Vacant 37 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 21%
 3+ Bedroom 52 79%
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 $31,071 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 57748 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. 57748 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 57748 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 57748 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 67 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 35%
 No Earnings 83 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 67 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 35%
 No Earnings 83 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 47 46%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 4 4%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 32%
 Worked at Home 18 18%
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, 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 37 19%
 High School Graduate 110 56%
 Associate's degree 10 5%
 Bachelor's degree 13 7%
 Master's degree 24 12%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 91 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 57748

ZIP Code 57748 is in the Takini School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 57748.

Takini School
Hc 77 Box 537
Howes, SD 57748
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Takini School District

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