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People

Total Population 2,668
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,045
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 32.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 71.1%
% Below Poverty Level 28.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $528
Median House Value $75,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.9%
US/American 0%
English 1.6%
Irish 5.3%

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

Sisseton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles S of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Roberts
Standard Zip Codes 57262
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.664
Longitude -97.049

Sisseton 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 SISSETON
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22 inches
Station WAUBAY NATL WILDLIFE REF
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches
Station WHEATON
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Agency Village (57262)

Dry Wood Lake (57262)

Tekakwitha (57262)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
New Effington 197 $28,750
Peever 208 $51,875
Rosholt 495 $68,333
Roslyn 195 $44,375
Veblen 508 $32,273
Wilmot 433 $60,625

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

Sisseton Public Libraries

Library
Sisseton Memorial Library
305 E MAPLE ST
Sisseton, South Dakota
(605) 698-7391
Sisseton Wahpeton Community College
BIA ROAD 700
Sisseton, South Dakota
(605) 698-3966

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Sisseton Hospitals

COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
205 ORCHARD DR
(605) 698-7647
Emergency Service: Yes

PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT SISSETON
(Government - Federal)
5 CHESTNUT STREET
(605) 698-7606
Emergency Service: Yes

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SISSETON HI SCH
516 8TH AVE WEST
605-698-7613
Serves 380 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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