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Demographics

People

Total Population543
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens19.2%
Employed Population 16+298
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,957
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,893
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,107

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,906
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work7%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone40.8%
Median Gross Rent$395
Median House Value$70,200

Ancestry

German30.8%
Norwegian25.6%
Dutch8.5%
Irish6.3%
Swedish5.7%
English5.7%
Danishn5.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.9%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish2.6%
Canadian2.4%
Russian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Czech0.4%
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Lake Preston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kingsbury County
Standard Zip Codes57249
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.36
Approximate Longitude-97.37

Lake Preston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDE SMET
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.8 inches
StationHOWARD
Distance25.2 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
StationWENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance30.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington1,017$58,750
Badger81$46,750
Bryant433$49,375
De Smet1,136$61,696
Lake Norden479$57,917
Oldham176$51,250

Lake Preston Public Libraries

Dorothee Pike Memorial Library
225 N MAIN AVE
Lake Preston, South Dakota
(605) 847-4843

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Lake Preston Public Schools

Lake Preston Elementary - 02
300 1st St Ne
ZIP: 57249
(605) 847-4464
Primary
Total Enrollment 91
Lake Preston High School - 01
300 1st St Ne
ZIP: 57249
(605) 847-4455
High
Total Enrollment 50
Lake Preston Jr. High - 03
300 1st St Ne
ZIP: 57249
(605) 847-4455
Middle
Total Enrollment 30
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