Demographics

People

Total Population363
Male Share of the Population41%
Female Share of the Population59%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+138
Age of the Population26

Families

% of people married60.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$50,972

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,393
% Above Poverty Level79.6%
% Below Poverty Level20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work14.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.7%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$55,900

Ancestry

German44.4%
Norwegian23.1%
English16%
Finnish15.2%
Swedish9.6%
Irish4.7%
Russian1.9%
French Except Basque1.4%
Dutch1.4%
Polish0.8%
Danishn0.3%
US/American0.3%
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Willow Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyClark County
Standard Zip Codes57278
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.62
Approximate Longitude-97.63

Willow Lake 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
Distance17.4 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
StationCLARK
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip22.4 inches
StationCASTLEWOOD
Distance30.6 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
Bryant534$53,125
Clark1,448$61,528
De Smet1,109$68,452
Henry316$53,750
Iroquois369$59,643
Lake Norden436$72,143

Willow Lake Public Schools

Mayfield Colony Alternative Hs - 07
43188 Mayfield Rd
ZIP: 57278
(605) 625-5945
High
Mayfield Colony Elementary - 04
43188 Mayfield Rd
ZIP: 57278
(605) 625-5945
Primary
Total Enrollment 16
Willow Lake Elementary - 02
400 Garfield St
ZIP: 57278
(605) 625-5945
Primary
Total Enrollment 103
Willow Lake High School - 01
400 Garfield St
ZIP: 57278
(605) 625-5945
High
Total Enrollment 53
Willow Lake Jr. High - 03
400 Garfield St
ZIP: 57278
(605) 625-5945
Middle
Total Enrollment 20
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