Waubay, SD 57273 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57273: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waubay, SD 57273

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blue Dog Lake, SD 57273

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Day County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.336, Longitude -97.311
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57273 has segments in 2 Counties (Day, Roberts).

  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 198
  • Residential Addresses: 320
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 320

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

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Waubay, SD 57273 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,264
Daytime Population: Workers 368
Daytime Population: Residents 710
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,078
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $43,708
Average Household Income $57,717
Per Capita Income $22,466


Total Housing Units 938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 (47.5%)
Median Home Value $123,718
Average Home Value $168,700


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 330
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 0.18% -0.14%
Households 0.28% -0.08%
Families 0.17% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Waubay, SD 57273 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57273 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 # 116 69th
Population Density # 132 65th
Diversity Index # 44 88th
Median Household Income # 274 26th
Per Capita Income # 312 15th

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