Tripp, South Dakota

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Tripp, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Tripp Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Tripp Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Tripp Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Tripp Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Tripp Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Tripp Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Tripp, South Dakota

Comparing Tripp 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Racial Diversity 4 8
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
College Educated Adults 3 1
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 4
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 8
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 8
Low Violent Crime 10 9

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Tripp Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hutchinson
Standard Zip Codes 57376
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.225
Longitude -97.965

Tripp Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.5 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
Station MENNO
Distance 20.1 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
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
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Tripp Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 711 100%
Male 313 44%
Female 398 56%
Under 18 124 17.4%
18+ 587 82.6%
65+ 278 39.1%
Median Age 54.1
Average Family Size 2.68
White 702 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.4%

Estimated Tripp Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 666
Growth -45
Growth % -6.3%

Tripp 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 70.9%
Norwegian 6.9%
Scandinavian 2.8%
US/American 2.6%
Irish 2.4%
Czech 2.3%
Scottish 2.3%
Czechoslovakian 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
Austrian 1.2%
English 1%
Italian 0.9%
Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tripp 711 $34,531
Avon 561 $35,000
Delmont 263 $33,000
Dimock 151 $43,125
Parkston 1,674 $39,688
Scotland 891 $34,821
Tyndall 1,239 $37,500

Tripp Public Libraries

Tripp Public Library
102 E 2ND ST
Tripp, South Dakota
(605) 935-6222

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Tripp High Schools (2004)

Serves 83 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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