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People

Total Population 785
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 24.5%
Employed Population 16+ 350
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $29,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,696
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $471
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 10.3%

Alcester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 57001
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.021
Longitude -96.63

Alcester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HAWARDEN
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
Station CENTERVILLE 6 SE
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.8 inches
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alcester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Big Springs (57001)

Nora (57001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beresford 2,411 $76,023
Canton 3,218 $70,859
Centerville 758 $53,750
Hudson 299 $56,250
Vermillion 10,697 $58,250
Worthing 937 $70,795

Alcester Public Libraries

Library
Alcester Public Library
500 DAKOTA
Alcester, South Dakota
(605) 934-2601

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Alcester High Schools

ALCESTER-HUDSON HI SCH
5TH & IOWA
605-934-1890
Serves 132 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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