Big Stone City, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 605. Estimated population in July 2020: 570 (-5.8% change)
Males: 298 (49.3%), Females: 307 (50.7%)

Grant County

Zip code: 57216

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $31,250
Median house value: $51,500

Races in Big Stone City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (58.3%), Norwegian (22.8%), Swedish (7.4%), Irish (4.6%), English (3.8%), Dutch (3.5%).

Elevation: 977 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Big Stone City

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Stone City city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Big Stone City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Big Stone City:

  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 55 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 73 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • HECTOR INTL (about 114 miles; FARGO, ND; Abbreviation: FAR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Big Stone City:

  • ORTONVILLE MUNI-MARTINSON FIELD (about 4 miles; ORTONVILLE, MN; Abbreviation: VVV)
  • MILBANK MUNI (about 9 miles; MILBANK, SD; Abbreviation: 1D1)
  • KAPAUN-WILSON FIELD (about 18 miles; GRACEVILLE, MN; Abbreviation: 00Y)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Stone City:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 68 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 99 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 110 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 110 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 119 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
Public primary/middle schools in Big Stone City:

  • BIG STONE CITY ELEM (Students: 75; Location: 655 WALNUT ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BIG STONE CITY JR HI (Students: 15; Location: 655 WALNUT ST; Grades: 07 – 08)