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People

Total Population 8,683
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 3.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,730
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 54.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,569
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,990
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,895

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,125
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $935
Median House Value $124,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 18.7%

Box Elder Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 318 miles N of Aurora, Colorado
County Pennington
Metro Area Rapid City
Standard Zip Codes 57719
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.112
Longitude -103.067

Box Elder 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 RAPID CITY RGNL AP
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station PACTOLA DAM
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 35 F
Apr Temp 25 to 51 F
Jul Temp 49 to 79 F
Oct Temp 28 to 57 F
Annual Precip 21.1 inches
Station MT RUSHMORE NATL MEM
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hermosa 463 $46,125
Keystone 365 $43,125
New Underwood 601 $46,375
Rapid City 70,126 $60,633
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Box Elder High Schools

DOUGLAS HI SCH
420 PATRIOT DR
605-923-0030
Serves 694 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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