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Demographics

People

Total Population1,000
Male Share of the Population54.1%
Female Share of the Population45.9%
Senior Citizens26.6%
Employed Population 16+428
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,027
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,321
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,978

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,500
% Above Poverty Level91%
% Below Poverty Level9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work11%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$470
Median House Value$89,700

Ancestry

German27.1%
Irish17.7%
Norwegian13.8%
Swedish10.9%
Dutch10.4%
English10%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
Danishn4.9%
French Except Basque4%
Italian1.6%
Polish1.2%
Greek0.7%
Scottish0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Czech0.2%
Romanian0.2%
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Alcester Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes57001
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.02
Approximate Longitude-96.62

Alcester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationHAWARDEN
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches
StationCENTERVILLE 6 SE
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip24.8 inches
StationCANTON 4 WNW
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip23.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beresford2,324$71,705
Canton3,306$64,125
Centerville818$53,750
Hudson297$64,583
Vermillion10,778$53,355
Worthing1,066$67,596

Alcester Public Libraries

Alcester Public Library
500 DAKOTA
Alcester, South Dakota
(605) 934-2601

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Alcester Public Schools

Alcester-hudson Elementary - 04
409 E 6th St
ZIP: 57001
(605) 934-2171
Primary
Total Enrollment 207
Alcester-hudson High School - 01
102 E 5th
ZIP: 57001
(605) 934-1890
High
Total Enrollment 88
Alcester-hudson Jr. High - 03
102 E 5th
ZIP: 57001
(605) 934-1890
Middle
Total Enrollment 34
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