Dell Rapids, South Dakota

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Dell Rapids, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Dell Rapids Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 10% Dell Rapids Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Dell Rapids Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Dell Rapids Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 13% Dell Rapids Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 13% Dell Rapids People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Dell Rapids, South Dakota

Comparing Dell Rapids 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
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 4
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 10
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 8 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Rents 6 2
Housing Recently Built 6 7
People Living Alone 5 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Dell Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 181 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Minnehaha
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57022
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.826
Longitude -96.705

Dell Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
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Dell Rapids Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,980 100%
Male 1,423 47.8%
Female 1,557 52.2%
Under 18 847 28.4%
18+ 2,133 71.6%
65+ 545 18.3%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.09
White 2,941 98.7%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.5%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 13 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 0.6%

Estimated Dell Rapids Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,188
Growth 208
Growth % 7%

Dell Rapids 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 43%
Norwegian 17.1%
Dutch 8.1%
Irish 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
US/American 2.9%
English 2.8%
Danish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
European 1.9%
Swedish 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Luxemburger 0.8%
French Canadian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dell Rapids 2,980 $49,536
Baltic 811 $50,000
Colman 572 $44,000
Colton 662 $45,139
Crooks 859 $56,528
Egan 265 $30,000
Trent 254 $39,318

Dell Rapids Public Libraries

Dell Rapids Carnegie Public Library
Dell Rapids, South Dakota
(605) 428-3280

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Dell Rapids High Schools (2004)

Serves 279 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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