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People

Total Population 2,080
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 985
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.6%
Median Earnings25+ $34,074
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,288
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,338

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,813
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $129,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 24.7%

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

Elk Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 57025
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.694
Longitude -96.694

Elk Point 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 VERMILLION 2 SE
Distance 12.3 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
Station CENTERVILLE 6 SE
Distance 26.7 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 SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Junction City (57025)

Richland (57025)

Spink (57025)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alcester 847 $52,500
Jefferson 577 $69,167
North Sioux City 2,597 $69,013
Vermillion 10,746 $57,500

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

Elk Point Public Libraries

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Elk Point-jefferson Community/school Library
402 S DOUGLAS
Elk Point, South Dakota
(605) 356-5941
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Elk Point High Schools

ELK POINT-JEFFERSON HI SC
402 S DOUGLAS ST
605-356-5901
Serves 177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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