Parkston, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,674. Estimated population in 2021: 1,560 (-6.8% change)
Males: 770 (46.0%), Females: 904 (54.0%)

Hutchinson County

Zip code: 57366

Median resident age: 45.0 years
Median household income: $29,662
Median house value: $52,800

Races in Parkston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (62.6%), United States (5.9%), Norwegian (5.2%), Irish (4.5%), Russian (3.0%), French (2.9%).

Elevation: 1396 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Parkston

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkston city

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +105 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Parkston:

  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER (401 WEST GLYNN DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Parkston:

  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE (about 23 miles; MITCHELL, SD)
  • LANDMANN-JUNGMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 25 miles; SCOTLAND, SD)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 27 miles; ARMOUR, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parkston:

  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 54 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 70 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 88 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parkston:

  • PARKSTON MUNI (about 3 miles; PARKSTON, SD; Abbreviation: 8V3)
  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 26 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)
  • CORSICA MUNI (about 28 miles; CORSICA, SD; Abbreviation: D65)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkston:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 83 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 105 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 105 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 136 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 170 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high schools in Parkston:

  • PARKSTON HI SCH (Students: 178; Location: 102A S CHAPMAN DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OUR HOME (Students: 37; Location: 102A S CHAPMAN DR; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Parkston:

  • PARKSTON ELEM (Students: 344; Location: 102C S CHAPMAN DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PARKSTON JR HI (Students: 96; Location: 102A S CHAPMAN DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • OLD ELM SPRING COLONY (Students: 22; Location: 42021 268TH ST; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Parkston:

  • PARKSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,605; Location: 110 W MAIN ST; 14,234 books; 129 audio materials; 214 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)

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