Wounded Knee, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 328
Males: 171 (52.1%), Females: 157 (47.9%)

Shannon County

Zip code: 57794

Median resident age: 17.7 years
Median household income: $12,206
Median house value: $9,999

Races in Wounded Knee:

  • American Indian (98.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: .

Elevation: 3243 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wounded Knee

  • High school or higher: 56.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 54.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wounded Knee CDP

  • Never married: 48.1%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wounded Knee:

  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; PINE RIDGE, SD)
  • GORDON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; GORDON, NE)
  • BENNETT COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER-CAH (about 50 miles; MARTIN, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wounded Knee:

  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 78 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RAP)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 81 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; Abbreviation: AIA)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 85 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wounded Knee:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wounded Knee:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 88 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 249 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 253 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 257 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 273 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)

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