Plankinton, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 601. Estimated population in 2021: 567 (-5.7% change)
Males: 294 (48.9%), Females: 307 (51.1%)

Aurora County

Zip code: 57368

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $32,019
Median house value: $39,100

Races in Plankinton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (45.1%), Irish (18.6%), English (15.1%), Dutch (6.0%), French (4.7%), United States (4.7%).

Elevation: 1525 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plankinton

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plankinton city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

5.3% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Plankinton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plankinton:

  • HURON REGIONAL (about 50 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 94 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 119 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plankinton:

  • CORSICA MUNI (about 21 miles; CORSICA, SD; Abbreviation: D65)
  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 32 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)
  • PLATTE MUNI (about 32 miles; PLATTE, SD; Abbreviation: 1D3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plankinton:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 124 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 138 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 144 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 177 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 195 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high school in Plankinton:

  • PLANKINTON HI SCH (Students: 66; Location: 404 E DAVENPORT; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Plankinton:

  • PLANKINTON ELEM (Students: 120; Location: 404 E DAVENPORT; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PLANKINTON JR HI (Students: 38; Location: 404 E DAVENPORT; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Plankinton:

  • PLANKINTON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,166; Location: 123 NORTH MAIN STREET; 6,777 books; 30 audio materials; 277 video materials)

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