White River, SD 57579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
White River, SD 57579

Acceptable Alternative
Cedarbutte, SD 57579

Not Acceptable, USPS
Westover, SD 57579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • Single Family Addresses: 111
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mellette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.564, Longitude -100.749
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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White River, SD 57579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,561
Population in Households 1,523
Population in Familes 1,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $63,158
Average Home Value $127,802


Median Household Income $35,949
Average Household Income $48,286
Per Capita Income $16,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.42%
Households 0.52% 0.52%
Families 0.34% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

White River, SD 57579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57579 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 # 89 76th
Population Density1 # 283 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 334 10th
Per Capita Income # 337 9th

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