Mission, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 904. Estimated population in 2021: 949 (+5.0% change)
Males: 421 (46.6%), Females: 483 (53.4%)

Todd County

Zip code: 57555

Median resident age: 25.0 years
Median household income: $23,631
Median house value: $40,400

Races in Mission:

  • American Indian (77.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (5.1%), English (2.9%), Czech (1.5%), Italian (1.2%), Scottish (1.1%).

Elevation: 2581 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mission

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +170 (+23.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mission:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mission:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 78 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • NORTH PLATTE RGNL AIRPORT LEE BIRD FIELD (about 151 miles; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Abbreviation: LBF)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 172 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; Abbreviation: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mission:

  • MISSION SIOUX (about 3 miles; MISSION, SD; Abbreviation: 0V6)
  • WHITE RIVER MUNI (about 18 miles; WHITE RIVER, SD; Abbreviation: 7Q7)
  • MILLER FIELD (about 33 miles; VALENTINE, NE; Abbreviation: VTN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 166 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 185 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 202 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 211 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 224 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 232 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 237 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)

Schools

Public high school in Mission:

  • TODD COUNTY HI SCH (Students: 477; Location: EAST DENVER DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mission:

  • TODD COUNTY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 444; Location: 2005 OMAHA ST S HWY 83; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH ELEM (Students: 340; Location: THIRD STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • SOUTH ELEM (Students: 180; Location: WEST DENVER DR; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEM (Students: 41; Location: HWY 18 LAKEVIEW RD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • KLEIN ELEM (Students: 21; Location: S HWY 18 HIDDEN TIMBER RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • RESOURCE CENTER (Students: 20; Location: WEST DENVER DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LITTLEBURG ELEM (Students: 19; Location: E HWY 83 LITTLEBURG RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SICANGU OWAYE OTI (ROSEBUD DORMITORY) (Location: PO BOX 669; Grades: 01 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Mission:

  • SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,200; Location: HIGHWAY 18 EAST, MAIN CAMPUS; 39,480 books; 30 audio materials; 12 video materials; 350 serial subscriptions)

 

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