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Demographics

People

Total Population1,883
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens10.6%
Employed Population 16+968
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married58.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,550
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,380

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,813
% Above Poverty Level94.3%
% Below Poverty Level5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$718
Median House Value$151,400

Ancestry

German41.1%
Norwegian27.9%
Irish14%
Dutch9.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.4%
English5.4%
Swedish3.5%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque2.2%
Czech1.9%
Scottish1.7%
African1.6%
Somali1.6%
Danishn1.5%
Welsh0.8%
Italian0.8%
Lithuanian0.6%
Belgian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Volga Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brookings County
Standard Zip Codes57071
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.32
Approximate Longitude-96.92

Volga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBROOKINGS 2 NE
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip22.8 inches
StationWENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance21.5 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
StationCASTLEWOOD
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp32 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington1,017$58,750
Aurora695$67,031
Brookings23,292$74,945
Bruce156$68,750
Sinai101$0
White496$60,000

Volga Public Schools

Sioux Valley Elementary - 02
200 Hansina Ave
ZIP: 57071
(605) 627-5657
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Sioux Valley High School - 01
200 Hansina Ave
ZIP: 57071
(605) 627-5657
High
Total Enrollment 205
Sioux Valley Middle School - 04
200 Hansina Ave
ZIP: 57071
(605) 627-5657
Middle
Total Enrollment 131

Volga Private Schools

Volga Christian School
223 E 6th St
ZIP: 57071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 35
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