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People

Total Population 2,244
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,225
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,996
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $129,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 0.3%
English 7.8%
Irish 14.4%

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

Fort Pierre Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 142 miles E of Rapid City, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 310 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Stanley
Standard Zip Codes 57532
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.353
Longitude -100.373

Fort Pierre 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 PIERRE RGNL AP
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches
Station OAHE DAM
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Station PRESHO 7 NW
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fort Pierre, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lacy (57532)

Laroche (57532)

Lindsey (57532)

Mission Ridge (57532)

Norman Ranch (57532)

Orton (57532)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blunt 324 $59,500
Pierre 13,938 $81,448

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

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Fort Pierre High Schools

STANLEY COUNTY HI SCH
10 E MAIN AVE
605-223-7743
Serves 191 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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