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Demographics

People

Total Population1,531
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens24.4%
Employed Population 16+806
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married65.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,766
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,607

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,813
% Above Poverty Level93.5%
% Below Poverty Level6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time6 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.2%
Median Gross Rent$510
Median House Value$109,700

Ancestry

Dutch34.7%
Norwegian10.5%
English8.3%
Czech6.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.8%
Irish4.7%
French Except Basque2.5%
Swedish1.2%
Italian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
German0.3%
Scottish0.2%
African0.1%
Liberian0.1%
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Platte Almanac

CategoryValue
County Charles Mix County
Standard Zip Codes57369
Phone Area Codes605
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude43.38
Approximate Longitude-98.84

Platte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationACADEMY 2 NE
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp6 to 28 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 62 F
Annual Precip23 inches
StationARMOUR
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches
StationGREGORY
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp34 to 63 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonesteel360$71,250
Corsica616$63,750
Geddes220$79,063
Lake Andes846$34,167
Stickney284$52,917
White Lake421$66,250

Platte Public Libraries

Platte Public Library
304 S MAIN
Platte, South Dakota
(605) 337-9869

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Platte Hospitals

Platte Health Center
(Non-profit)
601 East 7th Street
(605) 337-3364

Platte Public Schools

Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14
36926 266th St
ZIP: 57369
(605) 337-2468
Primary
Total Enrollment 30
Platte - Geddes Elementary - 02
401 S Iowa Av
ZIP: 57369
(605) 337-2468
Primary
Total Enrollment 241
Platte - Geddes High School - 01
400 Illinois Ave
ZIP: 57369
(605) 337-3391
High
Total Enrollment 107
Platte - Geddes Jr. High - 03
400 Illinois Ave
ZIP: 57369
(605) 337-3391
Middle
Total Enrollment 59
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