Highmore, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 851. Estimated population in 2021: 808 (-5.1% change)
Males: 388 (45.6%), Females: 463 (54.4%)

Hyde County

Zip code: 57345

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $29,135
Median house value: $30,300

Races in Highmore:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • American Indian (3.9%)

Ancestries: German (40.8%), Norwegian (16.5%), Irish (13.6%), English (9.6%), United States (7.1%), Czech (4.1%).

Elevation: 1888 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Highmore

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highmore city

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 17.5%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+2.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Highmore:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highmore:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 60 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 86 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 95 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highmore:

  • HIGHMORE MUNI (about 2 miles; HIGHMORE, SD; Abbreviation: 9D0)
  • HARROLD MUNI (about 21 miles; HARROLD, SD; Abbreviation: 5G3)
  • MILLER MUNI (about 34 miles; MILLER, SD; Abbreviation: MKA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highmore:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 180 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 185 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 209 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 220 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 230 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)

Schools

Public high school in Highmore:

  • HIGHMORE HI SCH (Students: 81; Location: 415 IOWA AVE S; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Highmore:

  • HIGHMORE ELEM (Students: 130; Location: 415 IOWA AVE S; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HIGHMORE JR HI (Students: 41; Location: 415 IOWA AVE S; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Highmore:

  • HYDE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,584; Location: 107 COMMERCIAL AVE SE; 13,457 books; 324 audio materials; 560 video materials; 43 serial subscriptions)

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