Central City, South Dakota

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Central City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 326 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 57754
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.365
Longitude -103.771

Central City Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LEAD
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 30 to 50 F
Jul Temp 54 to 77 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station NEWELL
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15.4 inches
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Central City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 149 100%
Male 79 53%
Female 70 47%
Under 18 29 19.5%
18+ 120 80.5%
65+ 12 8.1%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.8
White 148 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Central City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 140
Growth -9
Growth % -6%

Central City 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 47.7%
Irish 14.6%
Norwegian 8.5%
US/American 8.5%
Swedish 6.2%
English 4.6%
Russian 3.1%
Italian 3.1%
Polish 1.5%
Finnish 1.5%
Czech 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Englewood (57754)
Savoy (57754)
Spearfish Canyon (57754)
Terraville (57754)
Terry Peak (57754)
Tilton (57754)
Trojan (57754)

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)
Central City 149 $31,250
Belle Fourche 4,565 $35,506
Deadwood 1,380 $37,132
Lead 3,027 $35,855
Spearfish 8,606 $40,257
Sturgis 6,442 $38,698
Whitewood 844 $30,859
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