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People

Total Population 1,210
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 634
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.8%
Median Earnings25+ $40,756
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,554
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $557
Median House Value $138,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 9.9%

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

Garretson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Minnehaha
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57030
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.717
Longitude -96.502

Garretson 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 SIOUX FALLS AP
Distance 15.5 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
Station FLANDREAU
Distance 23.5 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
Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Palisade (57030)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baltic 1,070 $71,250
Brandon 9,497 $82,280
Crooks 1,329 $85,000
Dell Rapids 3,693 $71,435
Sioux Falls 164,341 $68,785
Valley Springs 778 $72,875

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

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Garretson High Schools

GARRETSON HI SCH
505 2ND STREET
605-594-3452
Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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