Castlewood, South Dakota

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Castlewood, South Dakota

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High Points

Castlewood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Dakota):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Castlewood Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Castlewood Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Castlewood, South Dakota

Comparing Castlewood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Dakota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 4
People Living Alone 6 3
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 7

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Castlewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hamlin
Standard Zip Codes 57223
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.722
Longitude -97.029

Castlewood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.6 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station CLARK
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 22.4 inches
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Castlewood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 666 100%
Male 324 48.6%
Female 342 51.4%
Under 18 190 28.5%
18+ 476 71.5%
65+ 108 16.2%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.06
White 659 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Castlewood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 681
Growth 15
Growth % 2.3%

Castlewood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.1%
Norwegian 18.3%
Dutch 9.9%
US/American 6.8%
Irish 6.4%
English 5.6%
Swedish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Finnish 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Polish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kones Corner (57223)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Castlewood 666 $41,806
Clear Lake 1,335 $40,859
Estelline 675 $36,250
Hayti 367 $43,958
Kranzburg 185 $46,406
Lake Norden 432 $42,000
Watertown 20,237 $44,944

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Castlewood Public Library
PO BOX 137
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Castlewood High Schools (2004)

Serves 92 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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