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People

Total Population 925
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 458
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,708
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $117,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 15.5%

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

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 170 $60,000
Deadwood 1,211 $66,477
Lead 3,082 $51,269
Nisland 328 $26,250
Spearfish 10,980 $65,542
Sturgis 6,657 $60,299

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

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

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