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Demographics

People

Total Population9,126
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens4.9%
Employed Population 16+4,908
Age of the Population25

Families

% of people married53.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,252
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,471
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$946
Median House Value$138,400

Ancestry

German32.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.6%
Irish17.2%
Norwegian8.2%
English5.3%
Italian4.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish1.9%
Scottish1.5%
Slovak1.4%
Russian1.2%
Welsh1%
Canadian1%
Arab0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Czech0.6%
West Indian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Box Elder Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pennington County
Standard Zip Codes57719
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude44.11
Approximate Longitude-103.07

Box Elder Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRAPID CITY RGNL AP
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 34 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 62 F
Annual Precip16.6 inches
StationPACTOLA DAM
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 35 F
Apr Temp25 to 51 F
Jul Temp49 to 79 F
Oct Temp28 to 57 F
Annual Precip21.1 inches
StationMT RUSHMORE NATL MEM
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 50 F
Jul Temp58 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 55 F
Annual Precip21.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hermosa459$45,096
Keystone318$47,375
New Underwood577$61,250
Rapid City72,441$61,733

Box Elder Public Schools

Badger Clark Elementary - 05
401 Don Williams Dr
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0080
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Douglas High School - 03
420 Patriot Dr
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0030
High
Total Enrollment 717
Douglas Middle School - 01
401 Tower Rd
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0050
Middle
Total Enrollment 574
Douglas Preschool - 08
421 Don Williams Dr
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0090
Primary
Total Enrollment 46
Francis Case Elementary - 04
441 Don Williams Dr
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0070
Primary
Total Enrollment 459
Vandenberg Elementary - 02
600 N Ellsworth Rd
ZIP: 57719
(605) 923-0060
Middle
Total Enrollment 439
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