Wall, South Dakota

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Wall, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wall Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 8% Wall Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Wall Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Wall Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Wall, South Dakota

Comparing Wall 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
Age of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 4
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 2
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Housing Recently Built 8 9
People Living Alone 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5

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Wall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 325 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Pennington
Metro Area Rapid City
Standard Zip Codes 57790
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.992
Longitude -102.241

Wall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WASTA
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 88 F
Oct Temp 31 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Distance 38.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 34 to 63 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
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Wall Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 818 100%
Male 385 47.1%
Female 433 52.9%
Under 18 212 25.9%
18+ 606 74.1%
65+ 148 18.1%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 748 91.4%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 50 6.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Wall Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 808
Growth -10
Growth % -1.2%

Wall 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 37.3%
Norwegian 11.6%
Irish 7.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 5.7%
Swedish 4.8%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
English 4.4%
Czech 3.3%
Scandinavian 3%
Danish 3%
Scottish 1.8%
Dutch 1.6%
French Canadian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Finnish 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Creighton (57790)
Dowling (57790)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Wall Public Libraries

Wall Community Library
Wall, South Dakota
(605) 279-2929

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Wall High Schools (2004)

Serves 122 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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