Howes, SD 57748 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Howes, SD 57748

Acceptable Alternative
Plainview, SD 57748

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bridger, SD 57748
Red Scaffold, SD 57748

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 51
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Meade County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.541, Longitude -102.212
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Howes, SD 57748 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57748 to the other 355 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 336 6th
Population Density1 # 347 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 72 80th
Median Household Income # 291 18th
Per Capita Income # 293 18th

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Howes, SD 57748 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 94
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 81
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (32.8%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $140,517


Median Household Income $40,155
Average Household Income $51,075
Per Capita Income $21,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 1.45%
Households 1.25% 1.49%
Families 0.89% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.53%
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.

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