Prairie City, SD 57649 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57649: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prairie City, SD 57649

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Perkins County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.603, Longitude -102.825
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57649 has segments in 2 Counties (Harding, Perkins).

  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 88
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 88

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.


Prairie City, SD 57649 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 249 (100%)
Population in Households 248 (99.6%)
Population in Families 210 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 0
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $58,139
Average Household Income $83,358
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $32,141
Wealth Index5 106


Total HU (Housing Units) 157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $169,444
Average Home Value $348,667
Housing Affordability Index3 224


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.04% -0.24%
Households 0.0% -0.21%
Families -0.29% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Prairie City, SD 57649 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57649 to the other 370 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 284 23rd
Population Density # 365 3rd
Median Household Income # 154 59th
Housing Affordability Index # 151 41st
Per Capita Income # 146 61st
Diversity Index # 289 23rd

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