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People

Total Population 635
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 29.9%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 55.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,896
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.7%
Median Gross Rent $444
Median House Value $64,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 10.7%

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

Burke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 132 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 217 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Gregory
Standard Zip Codes 57523
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.182
Longitude -99.291

Burke 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 GREGORY
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station ACADEMY 2 NE
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Station CHAMBERLAIN 5 S
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lucas (57523)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonesteel 299 $67,917
Colome 320 $48,229
Dallas 98 $50,000
Fairfax 138 $48,750
Gregory 1,479 $41,250

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

Burke Public Libraries

Library
Burke Public Library
704 MAIN
Burke, South Dakota
(605) 775-2373

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Burke High Schools

BURKE HI SCH
900 WASHINGTON ST
605-775-2645
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 89 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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