Murdo, SD 57559 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57559: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Murdo, SD 57559

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kary, SD 57559
Van Metre, SD 57559

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 66
  • Single Family Addresses: 86
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.958, Longitude -100.699
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57559 has segments in 2 Counties (Jones, Mellette).

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Murdo, SD 57559 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 640
Population in Households 640
Population in Familes 507
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $76,282
Average Home Value $119,754


Median Household Income $42,262
Average Household Income $61,401
Per Capita Income $29,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.28%
Households 0.26% -0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Murdo, SD 57559 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57559 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 # 186 50th
Population Density1 # 288 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 139 63rd
Median Household Income # 270 27th
Per Capita Income # 98 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.