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: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 99
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 399
Daytime Population: Workers 196
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 395
Population in Familes 335
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $55,283
Average Household Income $75,862
Per Capita Income $32,081


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $86,364
Average Home Value $129,795


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 119
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 0.28% 0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.12%
Families 0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

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, 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 # 241 35th
Population Density # 226 38th
Diversity Index # 327 11th
Median Household Income # 110 70th
Per Capita Income # 72 81st

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