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People

Total Population 671
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 339
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 62.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.3%
Median Earnings25+ $34,183
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,375
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $638
Median House Value $95,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 18.6%

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

Alexandria Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hanson
Standard Zip Codes 57311
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.653
Longitude -97.782

Alexandria 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 ALEXANDRIA
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Station BRIDGEWATER
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25.5 inches
Station HOWARD
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgewater 540 $53,333
Dimock 155 $61,250
Emery 491 $71,250
Ethan 352 $68,250
Mitchell 15,543 $58,486
Spencer 113 $44,167

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

Alexandria Public Libraries

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Alexandria Public Library
421 MAIN ST
Alexandria, South Dakota
(605) 239-4549

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Alexandria High Schools

HANSON HI SCH
230 6TH ST
605-239-4387
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 87 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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