Arlington, SD 57212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, SD 57212

Acceptable Alternative
Hetland, SD 57212

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Poinsett, SD 57212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 717
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Kingsbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.366, Longitude -97.151
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57212 has segments in 4 Counties (Brookings, Hamlin, Kingsbury, Lake).

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Arlington, SD 57212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,026
Population in Households 1,892
Population in Familes 1,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 824
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,045 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $125,510
Average Home Value $175,938


Median Household Income $53,662
Average Household Income $64,335
Per Capita Income $27,009
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.25%
Households 0.66% 0.39%
Families 0.46% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Arlington, SD 57212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57212 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 # 74 80th
Population Density1 # 122 67th
Diversity Index2 # 201 46th
Median Household Income # 106 71st
Per Capita Income # 185 50th

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