White River, SD 57579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
White River, SD 57579

Acceptable Alternative
Cedarbutte, SD 57579

Not Acceptable, USPS
Westover, SD 57579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mellette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.564, Longitude -100.749
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 301
  • Residential Addresses: 113
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 113

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

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White River, SD 57579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,551
Daytime Population: Workers 595
Daytime Population: Residents 939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,514
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $37,473
Average Household Income $50,821
Per Capita Income $17,411


Total Housing Units 627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 341 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $68,056
Average Home Value $143,695


Total Households 522
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 372
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 -0.11% -0.08%
Households -0.05% -0.04%
Families -0.15% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

White River, SD 57579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57579 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 # 89 76th
Population Density # 287 23rd
Diversity Index # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 337 9th
Per Capita Income # 338 8th

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