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People

Total Population 261
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 153
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 59.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,750
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $655
Median House Value $46,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.5%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 9.6%

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

Alpena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles NW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 236 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Jerauld
Standard Zip Codes 57312
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.181
Longitude -98.365

Alpena 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 WESSINGTON SPRINGS
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station FORESTBURG 3 NE
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station WHITE LAKE
Distance 35.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cavour 118 $56,250
Huron 13,159 $54,974
Letcher 205 $68,750
Wessington Springs 842 $55,260
Wolsey 462 $66,635
Woonsocket 597 $55,000

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

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