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People

Total Population 778
Male Share of the Population 53%
Female Share of the Population 47%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 450
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 60.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,875
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $108,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 9.9%

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

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

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 Population Median Family Income
Baltic 1,070 $71,250
Brandon 9,497 $82,280
Crooks 1,329 $85,000
Garretson 1,210 $79,554
Harrisburg 4,942 $75,098
Sioux Falls 164,341 $68,785

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

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