Platte, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,367. Estimated population in 2021: 1,318 (-3.6% change)
Males: 646 (47.3%), Females: 721 (52.7%)

Charles Mix County

Zip code: 57369

Median resident age: 44.9 years
Median household income: $30,369
Median house value: $57,900

Races in Platte:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Dutch (35.0%), German (30.9%), Norwegian (17.3%), English (7.2%), Swedish (5.3%), Czech (4.5%).

Elevation: 1612 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Platte

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Platte city

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 17.9%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+4.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Platte:

  • PLATTE HEALTH CENTER – CAH (601 E 7TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Platte:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 34 miles; BURKE, SD)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 35 miles; ARMOUR, SD)
  • AVERA GREGORY HEALTHCARE CENTER (about 42 miles; GREGORY, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Platte:

  • HURON REGIONAL (about 82 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 106 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 121 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Platte:

  • PLATTE MUNI (about 3 miles; PLATTE, SD; Abbreviation: 1D3)
  • KIMBALL MUNI (about 27 miles; KIMBALL, SD; Abbreviation: 6A6)
  • LAKE ANDES MUNI (about 28 miles; LAKE ANDES, SD; Abbreviation: 8D8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Platte:

  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 133 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 137 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 149 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 175 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 176 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)

Schools

Public high school in Platte:

  • PLATTE HI SCH (Students: 133; Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Platte:

  • PLATTE ELEM (Students: 183; Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PLATTE JR HI (Students: 61; Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CEDAR GROVE COLONY (Students: 33; Location: 36926 266TH ST.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • PLATTE COLONY (Students: 25; Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Platte:

  • PLATTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: BOX 485; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Platte:

  • PLATTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,942; 12,036 books; 391 video materials; 37 serial subscriptions)

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