Gettysburg, SD Population

By | June 30, 2019

Population: 1,352. Estimated population in 2021: 1,169 (-13.5% change)
Males: 648 (47.9%), Females: 704 (52.1%)

Potter County

Zip code: 57442

Median resident age: 45.3 years
Median household income: $30,469
Median house value: $44,100

Races in Gettysburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (51.2%), Irish (10.9%), Norwegian (10.0%), English (7.5%), United States (4.7%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 2061 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gettysburg

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gettysburg city

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -142 (-9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (700 EAST GARFIELD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gettysburg:

  • HOLY INFANT HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; HOVEN, SD)
  • BOWDLE HOSPITAL – CAH (about 37 miles; BOWDLE, SD)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; PIERRE, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gettysburg:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 50 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 111 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 128 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG MUNI (about 2 miles; GETTYSBURG, SD; Abbreviation: 0D8)
  • HOVEN MUNI (about 21 miles; HOVEN, SD; Abbreviation: 9F8)
  • ONIDA MUNI (about 24 miles; ONIDA, SD; Abbreviation: 98D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gettysburg:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 133 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 138 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 224 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 235 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 241 miles; MINOT, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 246 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)

Schools

Public high school in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG HI SCH (Students: 114; Location: 100 E KING AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG ELEM (Students: 155; Location: 100 E KING AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GETTYSBURG JR HI (Students: 55; Location: 100 E KING AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Gettysburg:

  • POTTER COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,125; Location: 106 E COMMERCIAL AVE; 16,628 books; 915 audio materials; 340 video materials; 47 serial subscriptions)

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