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People

Total Population 1,691
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 834
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 58.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,833
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $75,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 5%

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

Parkston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 181 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hutchinson
Standard Zip Codes 57366
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.398
Longitude -97.983

Parkston 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 ARMOUR
Distance 19 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 MENNO
Distance 23.9 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
Station TYNDALL
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Beardsley (57366)

Marcy Colony (57366)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 671 $74,375
Armour 870 $52,731
Delmont 255 $54,375
Dimock 155 $61,250
Ethan 352 $68,250
Tripp 646 $44,306

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

Parkston Public Libraries

Library
Parkston Public Library
110 W MAIN ST
Parkston, South Dakota
(605) 928-7906

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Parkston Hospitals

AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER - CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
401 WEST GLYNN DRIVE
(605) 928-3311
Emergency Service: Yes

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Parkston High Schools

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PARKSTON HI SCH
102A S CHAPMAN DR
605-928-3368
Serves 178 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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Student/teacher ratio: 37

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