Watertown, SD 57201 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 57201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watertown, SD 57201

Acceptable Alternative
Waverly, SD 57201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Appleby, SD 57201
Foley, SD 57201
Grover, SD 57201
Kampeska, SD 57201
Pelican, SD 57201
Rauville, SD 57201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,530
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,223
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,146
  • County: Codington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.903, Longitude -97.121
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57201 has segments in 2 Counties (Codington, Hamlin).

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Watertown, SD 57201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,138
Population in Households 25,758
Population in Familes 19,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 11,206
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,867
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,314 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,892 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 875 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $159,167
Average Home Value $192,261


Median Household Income $45,250
Average Household Income $63,612
Per Capita Income $27,353
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.68%
Households 0.97% 0.82%
Families 0.76% 0.68%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Watertown, SD 57201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57201 to the other 368 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 98th
Population Density1 # 36 90th
Diversity Index2 # 161 57th
Median Household Income # 229 38th
Per Capita Income # 174 53rd

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