Lennox, South Dakota

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Lennox, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lennox Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lennox Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lennox Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Lennox Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 17% Lennox Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Lennox, South Dakota

Comparing Lennox 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
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 7 9
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Working at Home 6 4
Public Transportation Use 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Rents 7 3
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 9

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Lennox Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lincoln
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57039
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.354
Longitude -96.891

Lennox Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Distance 17.4 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 MENNO
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
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Lennox Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,037 100%
Male 946 46.4%
Female 1,091 53.6%
Under 18 552 27.1%
18+ 1,485 72.9%
65+ 402 19.7%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.1
White 2,010 98.7%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 13 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.7%

Estimated Lennox Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,092
Growth 55
Growth % 2.7%

Lennox 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 56.5%
Norwegian 13.9%
Dutch 4.8%
English 4.4%
US/American 4%
Irish 3.9%
Swedish 2.6%
Danish 1.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Polish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Lebanese 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Naomi (57039)

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)
Lennox 2,037 $46,848
Chancellor 328 $42,250
Harrisburg 958 $54,792
Hurley 426 $47,083
Parker 1,031 $44,226
Tea 1,742 $52,297
Worthing 585 $50,515

Lennox Public Libraries

Ashley Memorial City Library
100 N MAIN
Lennox, South Dakota
(605) 647-2998

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Lennox High Schools (2004)

208 W 5TH AVE
Serves 387 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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