Hot Springs, SD Population

By | June 30, 2019

Population: 4,129. Estimated population in 2021: 4,102 (-0.7% change)
Males: 2,193 (53.1%), Females: 1,936 (46.9%)

Fall River County

Zip code: 57747

Median resident age: 44.9 years
Median household income: $27,079
Median house value: $58,700

Races in Hot Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • American Indian (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)

Ancestries: German (36.3%), English (13.1%), Irish (10.9%), Norwegian (10.2%), Swedish (4.5%), United States (3.2%).

Elevation: 3464 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hot Springs

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hot Springs city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -241 (-5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hot Springs:

  • FALL RIVER HOSPITAL – CAH (209 N 16TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hot Springs:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hot Springs:

  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 51 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RAP)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 55 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RCA)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 106 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; Abbreviation: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hot Springs:

  • HOT SPRINGS MUNI (about 8 miles; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Abbreviation: HSR)
  • CUSTER STATE PARK (about 22 miles; FAIRBURN, SD; Abbreviation: 3V0)
  • CUSTER COUNTY (about 22 miles; CUSTER, SD; Abbreviation: CUT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hot Springs:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 49 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 199 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 200 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 225 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 228 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)

Schools

Public high school in Hot Springs:

  • HOT SPRINGS HI SCH (Students: 315; Location: 146 N 16TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hot Springs:

  • HOT SPRINGS ELEM (Students: 344; Location: 19TH & LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HOT SPRINGS MIDDLE SCH (Students: 214; Location: 146 N 16TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ORAL ELEM (Students: 22; Location: 1609 UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Hot Springs:

  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 1537 BALTIMORE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Hot Springs:

  • HOT SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,474; Location: 1543 BALTIMORE; 17,203 books; 539 audio materials; 1,308 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)

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