Timber Lake, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 443. Estimated population in 2021: 441 (-0.5% change)
Males: 214 (48.3%), Females: 229 (51.7%)

Dewey County

Zip code: 57656

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $27,500
Median house value: $28,300

Races in Timber Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.7%)
  • American Indian (37.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Korean (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (36.3%), Irish (11.5%), Norwegian (9.3%), Dutch (3.8%), Swedish (3.8%), Italian (3.4%).

Elevation: 2159 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Timber Lake

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Timber Lake city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-14.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Timber Lake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Timber Lake:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 92 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • BISMARCK MUNI (about 95 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Abbreviation: BIS)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 166 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Timber Lake:

  • TIMBER LAKE MUNI (about 3 miles; TIMBER LAKE, SD; Abbreviation: D58)
  • ISABEL MUNI (about 26 miles; ISABEL, SD; Abbreviation: 3Y7)
  • MC LAUGHLIN MUNI (about 32 miles; MC LAUGHLIN, SD; Abbreviation: 5P2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Timber Lake:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 95 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 100 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 175 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 179 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 195 miles; MINOT, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 204 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 225 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)

Schools

Public high school in Timber Lake:

  • TIMBER LAKE HI SCH (Students: 109; Location: 500 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Timber Lake:

  • TIMBER LAKE ELEM (Students: 127; Location: 500 MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TIMBER LAKE MIDDLE SCH (Students: 73; Location: 500 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Timber Lake:

  • DEWEY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,920; Location: 212 S MAIN; 29,500 books; 45 audio materials; 539 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)

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