Centerville, South Dakota

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Centerville, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Centerville Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Centerville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Centerville, South Dakota

Comparing Centerville 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
Senior Citizens 10 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Short Commute Times 8 3
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Centerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Turner
Standard Zip Codes 57014
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.119
Longitude -96.961

Centerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.7 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 20.8 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
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
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Centerville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 910 100%
Male 424 46.6%
Female 486 53.4%
Under 18 215 23.6%
18+ 695 76.4%
65+ 252 27.7%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 904 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Centerville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 864
Growth -46
Growth % -5.1%

Centerville 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 34.3%
Norwegian 28.5%
Irish 7.9%
Danish 5.2%
English 4.7%
Swedish 4.5%
US/American 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
European 1.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
French Canadian 1.4%
Czech 1.1%
Polish 0.7%
Austrian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dalesburg (57014)

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)
Centerville 910 $39,643
Beresford 2,006 $45,231
Hurley 426 $47,083
Irene 432 $39,688
Lennox 2,037 $46,848
Viborg 832 $39,327
Wakonda 374 $38,750

Centerville Public Libraries

Centerville Community Library
Centerville, South Dakota
(605) 563-2540
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Centerville High Schools (2004)

Serves 93 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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