dcsimg

Valley Springs, South Dakota


  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Valley Springs, South Dakota

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 12% Valley Springs Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Valley Springs, South Dakota

Comparing Valley Springs 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
Compared
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 8
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 1 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Valley Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Minnehaha
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57068
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.582
Longitude -96.467

Valley Springs 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 SIOUX FALLS AP
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Valley Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 792 100%
Male 386 48.7%
Female 406 51.3%
Under 18 236 29.8%
18+ 556 70.2%
65+ 69 8.7%
Median Age 31.6
Average Family Size 3.17
White 780 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1%

Estimated Valley Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 809
Growth 17
Growth % 2.1%

Valley Springs 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 32.5%
Dutch 19.3%
Norwegian 18.6%
US/American 7.7%
Polish 3.5%
Irish 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
Swedish 2.7%
Danish 1.9%
English 1.7%
Italian 1.6%
Austrian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Northern European 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Scottish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ben Claire (57068)

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)
Valley Springs 792 $49,167
Baltic 811 $50,000
Brandon 5,693 $60,472
Crooks 859 $56,528
Garretson 1,165 $46,389
Harrisburg 958 $54,792
Sioux Falls 123,975 $51,516
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Featured Colleges in the Valley Springs Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

You’ve expressed interest in Blue Cliff College before, now we have online programs to better fit your busy lifestyle. Enroll now!

  • Programs: Health Information/Medical Billing & Coding
  • Degrees: Associate

Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.

  • Programs: Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree
  • Degrees: Master

Get your career started with training from Washington State University.

  • Programs: Executive MBA, MBA
  • Degrees: Master

Earn Your Diploma from Home!

  • Programs: Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist, Funeral Service Education, French as a Second Language, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School has brought the philosophy of business with humanity in mind to a part time format.

  • Programs: Flexible MBA, Flexible MBA - Entrepreneurship, Flexible MBA - Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Matching School Ads

Valley Springs Colleges

(List of South Dakota Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Valley Springs

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Valley Springs

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Valley Springs Government Officials

Are you an official in the Valley Springs government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top