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: 212
  • Residential Addresses: 338
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 338

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 57273 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 57273 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. South Dakota Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Waubay, SD 57273 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,303
Population in Households 1,303
Population in Familes 1,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $49,206
Average Household Income $73,714
Per Capita Income $28,852


Total Housing Units 941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 (45.8%)
Median Home Value $156,098
Average Home Value $232,031


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.4% 0.06%
Households 0.52% 0.23%
Families 0.29% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Waubay, SD 57273 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57273 to the other 370 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 114 69th
Population Density # 133 65th
Diversity Index # 42 89th
Median Household Income # 283 24th
Per Capita Income # 218 41st

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