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People

Total Population 113
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 23.9%
Employed Population 16+ 45
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 76.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,167
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 41 minutes
% Working from Home 28.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $388
Median House Value $44,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 9.7%

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

Spencer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County McCook
Standard Zip Codes 57374
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.727
Longitude -97.592

Spencer 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 ALEXANDRIA
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Station HOWARD
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Station MENNO
Distance 34.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 671 $74,375
Bridgewater 540 $53,333
Canistota 592 $54,063
Canova 88 $70,000
Emery 491 $71,250
Salem 1,476 $59,097

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

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Hanson-mccook Regional Library
306 MAIN STREET
Spencer, South Dakota
(605) 246-2740

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