Mellette, SD 57461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mellette, SD 57461

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 104
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Spink County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.16, Longitude -98.478
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57461 has segments in 2 Counties (Brown, Spink).

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Mellette, SD 57461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 416
Population in Households 412
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $88,971
Average Home Value $127,517


Median Household Income $54,313
Average Household Income $73,352
Per Capita Income $30,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.52%
Households 0.47% 0.46%
Families 0.26% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.

Mellette, SD 57461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57461 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 # 236 36th
Population Density1 # 228 38th
Diversity Index2 # 319 14th
Median Household Income # 96 74th
Per Capita Income # 83 78th

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