Elkton, SD 57026 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57026: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elkton, SD 57026

Acceptable Alternative
Ward, SD 57026

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brookings County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.233, Longitude -96.485
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57026 has segments in 4 Counties (Brookings, Lincoln, Moody, Pipestone).

  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • PO Box Addresses: 178
  • Residential Addresses: 396
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 396

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

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Elkton, SD 57026 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,500
Daytime Population: Workers 655
Daytime Population: Residents 601
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,397
Population in Familes 1,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $59,382
Average Household Income $69,505
Per Capita Income $26,325


Total Housing Units 626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $113,492
Average Home Value $159,123


Total Households 556
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 383
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 0.34% 0.74%
Households 0.53% 0.88%
Families 0.33% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Elkton, SD 57026 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57026 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 # 97 74th
Population Density # 117 69th
Diversity Index # 57 85th
Median Household Income # 63 83rd
Per Capita Income # 241 35th

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