Burke, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 676. Estimated population in 2021: 606 (-10.4% change)
Males: 296 (43.8%), Females: 380 (56.2%)

Gregory County

Zip code: 57523

Median resident age: 47.6 years
Median household income: $23,056
Median house value: $41,000

Races in Burke:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (44.5%), English (10.5%), Irish (9.2%), Czech (6.1%), Norwegian (5.9%), Dutch (5.6%).

Elevation: 2213 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burke

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burke city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -76 (-10.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Burke:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (8TH & JACKSON)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Burke:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burke:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 107 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 112 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 134 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burke:

  • GREGORY MUNI (about 8 miles; GREGORY, SD; Abbreviation: 9D1)
  • PLATTE MUNI (about 37 miles; PLATTE, SD; Abbreviation: 1D3)
  • CHAMBERLAIN MUNI (about 39 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD; Abbreviation: 9V9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burke:

  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 146 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 162 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 165 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 167 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 168 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 170 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 192 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)

Schools

Public high school in Burke:

  • BURKE HI SCH (Students: 89; Location: 900 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Burke:

  • BURKE ELEM (Students: 104; Location: 900 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BURKE MIDDLE SCH (Students: 48; Location: 900 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Burke:

  • BURKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,290; Location: 704 MAIN; 9,365 books; 70 audio materials; 101 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)

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