Irene, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 432. Estimated population in 2021: 410 (-5.1% change)
Males: 191 (44.2%), Females: 241 (55.8%)

Clay County

Zip code: 57037

Median resident age: 47.3 years
Median household income: $30,500
Median house value: $35,300

Races in Irene:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.8%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (35.2%), German (27.1%), Danish (17.8%), Irish (10.4%), English (5.3%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 1364 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Irene

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Irene city

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-6.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Irene:

  • PIONEER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – CAH (about 8 miles; VIBORG, SD)
  • AVERA SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; YANKTON, SD)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; YANKTON, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Irene:

  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 20 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 45 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 72 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Abbreviation: SUX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Irene:

  • HAROLD DAVIDSON FIELD (about 28 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Abbreviation: VMR)
  • HARTINGTON MUNI (about 34 miles; HARTINGTON, NE; Abbreviation: 0B4)
  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 36 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Irene:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 24 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)

Schools

Public high school in Irene:

  • IRENE HI SCH (Students: 78; Location: 130 E STATE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Irene:

  • IRENE ELEM (Students: 105; Location: 130 E STATE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • IRENE JR HI (Students: 30; Location: 130 E STATE; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Irene:

  • IRENE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,530; 4,100 books; 88 audio materials; 255 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)

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