Alexandria, SD 57311 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57311: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, SD 57311

Acceptable Alternative
Farmer, SD 57311

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 37
  • Single Family Addresses: 259
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
  • County: Hanson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.646, Longitude -97.761
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57311 has segments in 2 Counties (Hanson, Hutchinson).

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Alexandria, SD 57311 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,513
Population in Households 1,244
Population in Familes 1,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 269
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $99,265
Average Home Value $148,077


Median Household Income $51,322
Average Household Income $68,427
Per Capita Income $21,877
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.5%
Households 0.65% 0.61%
Families 0.52% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Alexandria, SD 57311 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57311 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 # 92 75th
Population Density1 # 132 65th
Diversity Index2 # 331 11th
Median Household Income # 135 64th
Per Capita Income # 308 17th

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