Redfield, South Dakota

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Redfield, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Redfield Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 17% Redfield Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Redfield Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Redfield, South Dakota

Comparing Redfield 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Racial Diversity 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 6 2
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 3
Working at Home 5 3
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Redfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 128 miles NW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 257 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Spink
Standard Zip Codes 57469
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.875
Longitude -98.518

Redfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station MILLER
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
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Redfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,897 100%
Male 1,496 51.6%
Female 1,401 48.4%
Under 18 616 21.3%
18+ 2,281 78.7%
65+ 688 23.7%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 2,763 95.4%
African-American 12 0.4%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 87 3%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 25 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 0.7%

Estimated Redfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,318
Growth -579
Growth % -20%

Redfield 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 46%
Norwegian 8.3%
US/American 8%
Irish 7.8%
English 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Swedish 4.3%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Dutch 1.7%
Danish 1.7%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Scottish 1%
French Canadian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Northern European 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
German Russian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Zell (57469)

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)
Redfield 2,897 $37,500
Ashton 152 $36,875
Frankfort 166 $39,688
Hitchcock 108 $44,167
Mellette 248 $34,500
Northville 124 $41,250
Tulare 221 $33,750

Redfield Public Libraries

Redfield Carnegie Library
Redfield, South Dakota
(605) 472-1710

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Redfield Hospitals

(Government - Local)
111 W 10TH AVE
(605) 472-1110
Emergency Service: Yes

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Redfield High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

502 E 2ND ST
Serves 223 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

502 E 2ND ST
A Non-traditional School
Serves 40 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

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