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Demographics

People

Total Population679
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+332
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married53.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21%
Median Earnings25+$31,681
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,750
% Above Poverty Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$104,100

Ancestry

German56.6%
Irish14.1%
Norwegian8.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.8%
French Except Basque5.9%
Dutch5%
English4.7%
Polish2.5%
Czech2.5%
Russian1.6%
Hungarian1.5%
Italian1.3%
Luxemburger0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Swedish0.6%
Scottish0.4%
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Alexandria Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hanson County
Standard Zip Codes57311
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.65
Approximate Longitude-97.77

Alexandria Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALEXANDRIA
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp6 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip22.7 inches
StationBRIDGEWATER
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp3 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip25.5 inches
StationHOWARD
Distance28 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgewater445$53,750
Dimock190$58,750
Emery512$70,833
Ethan423$62,500
Mitchell15,610$57,537
Spencer131$48,125

Alexandria Public Libraries

Hanson Community Library
600 JUNIPER STREET
Alexandria, South Dakota
(605) 239-4387

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Alexandria Public Schools

Hanson Elementary - 06
230 6th St
ZIP: 57311
(605) 239-4387
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Hanson High School - 01
230 6th St
ZIP: 57311
(605) 239-4387
High
Total Enrollment 109
Hanson Ms - 02
230 6th St
ZIP: 57311
(605) 239-4387
Middle
Total Enrollment 77
Oaklane Colony Elementary - 05
26730 423rd Ave
ZIP: 57311
(605) 239-4387
Primary
Total Enrollment 24
Rockport Colony Elementary- 10
25209 Rockport Rd
ZIP: 57311
(605) 239-4214
Primary
Total Enrollment 18
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