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People

Total Population 899
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 431
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $24,091
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,943

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,125
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $446
Median House Value $123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 14.5%

Whitewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 333 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 57793
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.461
Longitude -103.638

Whitewood 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 DEADWOOD
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 57 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station FORT MEADE
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station NEWELL
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Central City 126 $68,333
Deadwood 1,153 $67,000
Lead 3,097 $44,476
Nisland 339 $27,273
Spearfish 10,836 $67,279
Sturgis 6,652 $53,036

Whitewood Public Libraries

Library
Whitewood Public Library
1023 MEADE STREET
Whitewood, South Dakota
(605) 269-2616

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