Wasta, SD 57791 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57791: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wasta, SD 57791

Acceptable Alternative
Elm Springs, SD 57791

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gumbo, SD 57791

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 48
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.095, Longitude -102.335
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57791 has segments in 2 Counties (Meade, Pennington).

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Wasta, SD 57791 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 223
Daytime Population: Workers 66
Daytime Population: Residents 102
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $48,721
Average Household Income $73,043
Per Capita Income $28,824


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $209,375


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 63
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 1.58% 1.56%
Households 1.86% 1.54%
Families 1.64% 1.54%
Median Household Income   4.8%
Per Capita Income   4.56%

Wasta, SD 57791 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57791 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 # 291 21st
Population Density # 339 9th
Diversity Index # 141 62nd
Median Household Income # 219 41st
Per Capita Income # 168 55th

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