Wagner, South Dakota

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Wagner, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Wagner Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 7% Wagner Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Wagner Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Wagner Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Wagner, South Dakota

Comparing Wagner 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 6
Age of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 4 8
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 3
People Above Poverty 2 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
People Living Alone 10 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4

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Wagner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Charles Mix
Standard Zip Codes 57380
P.O. Box Zip Codes 57361
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.079
Longitude -98.292

Wagner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAGNER
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station ARMOUR
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
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Wagner Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,675 100%
Male 748 44.7%
Female 927 55.3%
Under 18 477 28.5%
18+ 1,198 71.5%
65+ 397 23.7%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 3.11
White 1,062 63.4%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 575 34.3%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 25 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 3%

Estimated Wagner Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,601
Growth -74
Growth % -4.4%

Wagner 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.5%
German 26.6%
Czech 13.4%
Irish 4%
Norwegian 3.3%
English 2.7%
Danish 2.2%
Dutch 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
US/American 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Brazilian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Greenwood (57380)

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)
Wagner 1,675 $28,021
Armour 782 $41,797
Avon 561 $35,000
Delmont 263 $33,000
Lake Andes 819 $28,833
Pickstown 168 $55,250
Tripp 711 $34,531

Wagner Public Libraries

Wagner Public Library
Wagner, South Dakota
(605) 384-5248

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Wagner High Schools (2004)

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Serves 171 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

610 E HWY 50
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Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.5

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1. Wadesboro, North Carolina 82.1   31.2% 18.9% 15.6% 21 $29,514 7.2% 58.3% 3,552 25.2% 158.8 1.3% 11.3
2. Tennille, Georgia 81.8   32.3% 18.2% 17.2% 18 $30,000 7.4% 58% 1,505 29.3% 43.2 0.6% 6
3. North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 78.3   38% 16.8% 18.5% 17 $29,844 7.4% 21.5% 4,116 21.2% 57.1 0.6% 5.1
4. Metter, Georgia 74.7   30.7% 20.1% 11.1% 18 $28,073 7.1% 45% 3,879 33.3% 49.5 0.7% 8.5
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