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People

Total Population 1,225
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 646
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.2%
Median Earnings25+ $30,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,750
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.6%
Median Gross Rent $579
Median House Value $69,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 6.2%

Gettysburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 130 miles S of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 327 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Potter
Standard Zip Codes 57442
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.011
Longitude -99.955

Gettysburg 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 GETTYSBURG
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
Station SELBY
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Station HIGHMORE 1 W
Distance 42.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Forest City (57442)

Gorman (57442)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hoven 422 $49,167
Onida 757 $81,875

Gettysburg Public Libraries

Library
Potter County Free Library
106 E COMMERCIAL AVE
Gettysburg, South Dakota
(605) 765-9518

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GETTYSBURG HI SCH
100 E KING AVE
605-765-2436
Serves 114 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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