Belle Fourche, SD 57717 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belle Fourche, SD 57717

Acceptable Alternative
Fruitdale, SD 57717

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mason, SD 57717
Willet, SD 57717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 393
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,090
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 166
  • County: Butte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.665, Longitude -103.848
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57717 has segments in 5 Counties (Butte, Carter, Crook, Harding, Lawrence).

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Belle Fourche, SD 57717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,396
Population in Households 8,289
Population in Familes 6,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 3,455
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,431 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,024 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $148,636
Average Home Value $182,723


Median Household Income $49,216
Average Household Income $63,204
Per Capita Income $26,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.43%
Households 0.94% 0.5%
Families 0.76% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Belle Fourche, SD 57717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57717 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 # 24 94th
Population Density1 # 143 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 122 67th
Median Household Income # 170 54th
Per Capita Income # 214 42nd

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