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People

Total Population 645
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 232
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,265
% Above Poverty Level 63.7%
% Below Poverty Level 36.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $388
Median House Value $64,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 6%

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

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAUBAY NATL WILDLIFE REF
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
Station SISSETON
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Bristol 325 $49,375
Florence 377 $59,375
Roslyn 195 $44,375
Summit 338 $47,500
Webster 1,798 $48,571
Wilmot 433 $60,625

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

Waubay Public Libraries

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

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Waubay High Schools

WAUBAY HI SCH
202 WEST SCHOOL RD
605-947-4529
Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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