Beresford, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 2,006. Estimated population in 2021: 2,027 (+1.0% change)
Males: 950 (47.4%), Females: 1,056 (52.6%)

Union County

Zip code: 57004

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $35,331
Median house value: $76,500

Races in Beresford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.7%), Norwegian (30.0%), Swedish (13.2%), Irish (12.6%), Danish (8.2%), Dutch (5.5%).

Elevation: 1498 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Beresford

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beresford city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+8.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Beresford:

  • CANTON-INWOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CANTON, SD)
  • HAWARDEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • SIOUX VALLEY VERMILLION HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; VERMILLION, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Beresford:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 34 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 44 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 55 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Abbreviation: SUX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Beresford:

  • HAWARDEN MUNI (about 21 miles; HAWARDEN, IA; Abbreviation: 2Y2)
  • CANTON MUNI (about 21 miles; CANTON, SD; Abbreviation: 7G9)
  • AKRON MUNI (about 24 miles; AKRON, IA; Abbreviation: Y40)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beresford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 22 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 99 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high schools in Beresford:

  • BERESFORD HI SCH (Students: 223; Location: 301 W MAPLE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ASPIRE HI SCH (Students: 9; Location: 1109 W CEDAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Beresford:

  • BERESFORD ELEM (Students: 358; Location: 209 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BERESFORD JR HI (Students: 110; Location: 205 W MAPLE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WOODFIELD CENTER (Students: 36; Location: EAST HIGHWAY 46; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Beresford:

  • BERESFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $119,477; Location: 115 SOUTH THIRD STREET; 35,092 books; 904 audio materials; 1,110 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

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