Fort Pierre, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,991. Estimated population in 2021: 2,069 (+3.9% change)
Males: 995 (50.0%), Females: 996 (50.0%)

Stanley County

Zip code: 57532

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $41,181
Median house value: $81,900

Races in Fort Pierre:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • American Indian (7.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)

Ancestries: German (39.5%), Irish (17.1%), English (12.4%), Norwegian (10.7%), United States (5.0%), French (4.6%).

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Pierre

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Pierre city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +130 (+7.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Pierre:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Pierre:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 7 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 150 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 155 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Pierre:

  • ONIDA MUNI (about 31 miles; ONIDA, SD; Abbreviation: 98D)
  • PRESHO MUNI (about 40 miles; PRESHO, SD; Abbreviation: 5P5)
  • MURDO MUNI (about 42 miles; MURDO, SD; Abbreviation: 8F6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Pierre:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 168 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 173 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 198 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 211 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 242 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 248 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)

Schools

Public high school in Fort Pierre:

  • STANLEY COUNTY HI SCH (Students: 191; Location: 10 E MAIN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Pierre:

  • STANLEY COUNTY ELEM (Students: 225; Location: 03 EAST 2ND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STANLEY COUNTY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 143; Location: 10 E MAIN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ORTON ELEM (Students: 5; Location: 18442 MISSION RIDGE RD; Grades: KG – 08)

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