Alcester, SD 57001 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alcester, SD 57001

Not Acceptable, USPS
Big Springs, SD 57001
Nora, SD 57001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.022, Longitude -96.623
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57001 has segments in 2 Counties (Lincoln, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • PO Box Addresses: 202
  • Residential Addresses: 447
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 447

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Alcester, SD 57001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,581
Daytime Population: Workers 586
Daytime Population: Residents 750
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,336
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,531
Population in Familes 1,233
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $45,043
Average Household Income $59,303
Per Capita Income $26,270


Total Housing Units 776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $102,955
Average Home Value $147,397


Total Households 679
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 449
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 0.85% 0.94%
Households 0.86% 0.95%
Families 0.73% 0.83%
Median Household Income   4.91%
Per Capita Income   4.48%

Alcester, SD 57001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57001 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 # 85 77th
Population Density # 76 80th
Diversity Index # 221 40th
Median Household Income # 250 32nd
Per Capita Income # 243 34th

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