Humboldt, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 521. Estimated population in 2021: 549 (+5.4% change)
Males: 259 (49.7%), Females: 262 (50.3%)

Minnehaha County

Zip code: 57035

Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $39,250
Median house value: $70,300

Races in Humboldt:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (66.2%), Irish (16.7%), Norwegian (10.0%), Danish (5.6%), United States (5.0%), French (4.4%).

Elevation: 1710 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Humboldt

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Humboldt town

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

2.5% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.4% Oceania).

Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Humboldt:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Humboldt:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 25 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 49 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 55 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Humboldt:

  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 24 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)
  • MADISON MUNI (about 25 miles; MADISON, SD; Abbreviation: MDS)
  • HOWARD MUNI (about 41 miles; HOWARD, SD; Abbreviation: 8D9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Humboldt:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 58 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 98 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 125 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 148 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)
Public primary/middle school in Humboldt:

  • WEST CENTRAL ELEM (Students: 341; Location: 600 S MAIN; Grades: KG – 05)

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