Lake Preston, SD 57249 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57249: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Preston, SD 57249

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • Single Family Addresses: 318
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 44
  • County: Kingsbury County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.361, Longitude -97.361
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Preston, SD 57249 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 909
Daytime Population: Workers 349
Daytime Population: Residents 380
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 729
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 906
Population in Familes 719
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $53,727
Average Household Income $71,565
Per Capita Income $33,576


Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 325 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $91,129
Average Home Value $128,231


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.61% -0.85%
Households -0.6% -0.86%
Families -0.7% -0.92%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   3.49%

Lake Preston, SD 57249 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57249 to the other 368 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 150 60th
Population Density # 143 61st
Diversity Index # 289 22nd
Median Household Income # 136 63rd
Per Capita Income # 45 88th

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