Wakonda, South Dakota

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Wakonda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 57073
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.008
Longitude -97.106

Wakonda Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.8 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station MENNO
Distance 28 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
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Wakonda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 374 100%
Male 180 48.1%
Female 194 51.9%
Under 18 102 27.3%
18+ 272 72.7%
65+ 100 26.7%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 372 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Wakonda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 345
Growth -29
Growth % -7.8%

Wakonda 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 36.2%
Norwegian 31.5%
Irish 12.8%
Danish 7.4%
US/American 3.5%
English 2.3%
Nigerian 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
Czech 1.6%
Swedish 1.2%
European 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wakonda 374 $38,750
Centerville 910 $39,643
Gayville 418 $45,682
Irene 432 $39,688
Mission Hill 183 $35,625
Viborg 832 $39,327
Volin 207 $39,375

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Wakonda Public Library
Wakonda, South Dakota
(605) 267-2644

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