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People

Total Population 847
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 29%
Employed Population 16+ 364
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 48.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,500
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 2,211 $75,625
Canton 3,258 $66,293
Centerville 804 $57,917
Hudson 318 $55,417
Vermillion 10,746 $57,500
Worthing 930 $68,056

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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