Waubay, South Dakota

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Waubay, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Waubay Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 8% Waubay Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Waubay Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Waubay, South Dakota

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 2 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 7
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Waubay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 109 miles S of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 198 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Day
Standard Zip Codes 57273
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.331
Longitude -97.304

Waubay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches
Station SUMMIT 1 W
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 23.1 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22 inches
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Waubay Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 662 100%
Male 311 47%
Female 351 53%
Under 18 188 28.4%
18+ 474 71.6%
65+ 160 24.2%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 3.06
White 473 71.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 167 25.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 21 3.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.1%

Estimated Waubay Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 607
Growth -55
Growth % -8.3%

Waubay 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 31.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
Norwegian 16.4%
Polish 8.4%
Irish 6.7%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
US/American 2.5%
English 1.2%
Danish 1%
Scandinavian 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blue Dog Lake (57273)

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)
Waubay 662 $30,833
Bristol 377 $39,375
Florence 299 $38,750
Roslyn 225 $24,375
Summit 281 $23,125
Webster 1,952 $40,982
Wilmot 543 $29,750

Waubay Public Libraries

Waubay Public Library
Waubay, South Dakota
(605) 947-4748

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Waubay High Schools (2004)

Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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