Kennebec, South Dakota

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Kennebec Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 159 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 270 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lyman
Standard Zip Codes 57544
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.903
Longitude -99.861

Kennebec Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches
Station HARROLD 12 SSW
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Station WOOD
Distance 41.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
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Kennebec Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 286 100%
Male 150 52.4%
Female 136 47.6%
Under 18 71 24.8%
18+ 215 75.2%
65+ 58 20.3%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 3.01
White 253 88.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 6.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 3.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.7%

Estimated Kennebec Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 284
Growth -2
Growth % -0.7%

Kennebec 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 36.1%
US/American 13.6%
Swedish 11.8%
Norwegian 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
English 4.1%
Dutch 4.1%
Czech 4.1%
Irish 3.6%
Welsh 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Houston (57544)
Iron Mountain (57544)

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)
Kennebec 286 $50,000
Oacoma 390 $44,250
Presho 588 $38,250
Reliance 206 $35,417

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Kennebec Public Library
203 S MAIN
Kennebec, South Dakota
(605) 869-2207

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