Demographics

People

Total Population504
Male Share of the Population53.8%
Female Share of the Population46.2%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+283
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married57.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$47,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,722
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work12%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone40.4%
Median Gross Rent$428
Median House Value$71,900

Ancestry

German35.3%
Norwegian24.6%
Danishn10.5%
Dutch9.9%
Irish8.5%
English5.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.2%
Polish2.4%
Swedish2.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Czech0.6%
Scottish0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Russian0.2%
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Lake Preston Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyKingsbury 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
Arlington1,048$68,750
Badger81$48,500
Bryant534$53,125
De Smet1,109$68,452
Lake Norden436$72,143
Oldham153$57,750

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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