Oacoma, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 390. Estimated population in 2021: 408 (+4.6% change)
Males: 202 (51.8%), Females: 188 (48.2%)

Lyman County

Zip code: 57365

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $36,719
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Oacoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • American Indian (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

Ancestries: German (47.2%), Norwegian (9.7%), Irish (7.4%), United States (6.7%), Dutch (6.4%), English (5.4%).

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oacoma

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oacoma town

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+4.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oacoma:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oacoma:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 74 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 90 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 131 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oacoma:

  • CHAMBERLAIN MUNI (about 6 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD; Abbreviation: 9V9)
  • KIMBALL MUNI (about 29 miles; KIMBALL, SD; Abbreviation: 6A6)
  • GREGORY MUNI (about 41 miles; GREGORY, SD; Abbreviation: 9D1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oacoma:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 179 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 182 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 196 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 205 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 211 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)

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