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, 2016)


Total Population 252
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $195,253


Median Household Income $46,631
Average Household Income $69,938
Per Capita Income $26,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.98% 1.91%
Households 2.14% 2.17%
Families 1.96% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

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, 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 # 284 23rd
Population Density1 # 334 10th
Diversity Index2 # 149 60th
Median Household Income # 215 42nd
Per Capita Income # 190 49th

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