Lake Andes, South Dakota

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Lake Andes, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Lake Andes Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lake Andes Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lake Andes Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Lake Andes Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Lake Andes Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Lake Andes, South Dakota

Comparing Lake Andes 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 5
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 8
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 7
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Housing Recently Built 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 6
Low Violent Crime 5 3

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Lake Andes Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Charles Mix
Standard Zip Codes 57356
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.156
Longitude -98.541

Lake Andes Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station ARMOUR
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Station ACADEMY 2 NE
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
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Lake Andes Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 819 100%
Male 383 46.8%
Female 436 53.2%
Under 18 247 30.2%
18+ 572 69.8%
65+ 164 20%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.33
White 449 54.8%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 349 42.6%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 14 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2.2%

Estimated Lake Andes Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 783
Growth -36
Growth % -4.4%

Lake Andes 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.2%
German 18.1%
Czech 10%
Norwegian 4.6%
Irish 3.9%
Danish 3%
English 2.6%
European 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
US/American 1.4%
Dutch 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Syrian 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake Andes 819 $28,833
Armour 782 $41,797
Delmont 263 $33,000
Fairfax 123 $36,000
Geddes 252 $36,250
Pickstown 168 $55,250
Wagner 1,675 $28,021

Lake Andes Public Libraries

Lake Andes Carnegie Library
Lake Andes, South Dakota
(605) 487-7524

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Lake Andes High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

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