Porcupine, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 407
Males: 214 (52.6%), Females: 193 (47.4%)

Shannon County

Zip code: 57772

Median resident age: 21.3 years
Median household income: $24,583
Median house value: $29,600

Races in Porcupine:

  • American Indian (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: .

Elevation: 3200 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Porcupine

  • High school or higher: 62.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 44.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porcupine CDP

  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 24.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Porcupine:

  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; PINE RIDGE, SD)
  • BENNETT COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER-CAH (about 48 miles; MARTIN, SD)
  • GORDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; GORDON, NE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Porcupine:

  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 72 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RAP)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 80 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RCA)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 89 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; Abbreviation: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Porcupine:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porcupine:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 83 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 136 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 256 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 260 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 262 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 265 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
Public primary/middle schools in Porcupine:

  • ROCKYFORD ELEM (Students: 341; Location: HCR 49 BOX 17; Grades: PK – 08)
  • PORCUPINE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: PO BOX 180; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Porcupine:

  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES (Students: 163; Location: 500 LOURDES LANE PO BOX 7; Grades: KG – 8)

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