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People

Total Population 1,543
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 828
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 68%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $27,017
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,844

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,250
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 7 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $526
Median House Value $96,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 5.6%

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

Platte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 108 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 209 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Charles Mix
Standard Zip Codes 57369
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.386
Longitude -98.844

Platte 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 ACADEMY 2 NE
Distance 13 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
Station ARMOUR
Distance 25.1 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 GREGORY
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Academy (57369)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonesteel 299 $67,917
Corsica 610 $59,917
Geddes 204 $75,417
Lake Andes 874 $27,868
Stickney 257 $54,167
White Lake 421 $60,893

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

Platte Public Libraries

Library
Platte Public Library
408 MAIN
Platte, South Dakota

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Platte Hospitals

PLATTE HEALTH CENTER - CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
601 E 7TH ST
(605) 337-3364
Emergency Service: No

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Platte High Schools

PLATTE HI SCH
400 ILLINOIS AVE
605-337-3391
Serves 133 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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