Garretson, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,165. Estimated population in 2021: 1,152 (-1.1% change)
Males: 543 (46.6%), Females: 622 (53.4%)

Minnehaha County

Zip code: 57030

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $39,352
Median house value: $80,700

Races in Garretson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (41.3%), Norwegian (30.8%), Irish (10.0%), Dutch (8.2%), Swedish (7.1%), English (6.1%).

Elevation: 1481 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Garretson

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garretson city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +239 (+25.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Garretson:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garretson:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 19 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 46 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 82 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garretson:

  • FLANDREAU MUNI (about 21 miles; FLANDREAU, SD; Abbreviation: 4P3)
  • QUENTIN AANENSON FIELD (about 22 miles; LUVERNE, MN; Abbreviation: D19)
  • PIPESTONE MUNI (about 23 miles; PIPESTONE, MN; Abbreviation: PQN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garretson:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 70 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 94 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 109 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 140 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)

Schools

Public high school in Garretson:

  • GARRETSON HI SCH (Students: 150; Location: 505 2ND STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Garretson:

  • GARRETSON ELEM (Students: 245; Location: 505 2ND STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GARRETSON MIDDLE SCH (Students: 125; Location: 505 2ND STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

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