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People

Total Population 393
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 21.9%
Employed Population 16+ 234
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,000
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 60.1%
Median Gross Rent $458
Median House Value $61,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 17.6%

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

Murdo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 126 miles E of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 303 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Jones
Standard Zip Codes 57559
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.888
Longitude -100.712

Murdo 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 MURDO
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station MIDLAND
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 34 to 64 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Station FORT PIERRE 17 WSW
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 92 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kary (57559)

Van Metre (57559)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
White River 572 $35,000

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

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Murdo High Schools

JONES CO HI SCH
404 JACKSON AVE
605-669-2258
Serves 76 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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