Wounded Knee, SD 57794 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57794: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wounded Knee, SD 57794

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oglala Lakota County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.16, Longitude -102.36
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 138
  • Residential Addresses: 8
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 8

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 57794 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 57794 (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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Wounded Knee, SD 57794 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 953
Population in Households 943
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $28,295
Average Household Income $49,110
Per Capita Income $10,631


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $45,149
Average Home Value $61,777


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 4.58
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.49% 0.64%
Households 0.32% 0.58%
Families 0.19% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Wounded Knee, SD 57794 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57794 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 # 148 60th
Population Density # 82 78th
Diversity Index # 161 57th
Median Household Income # 360 3rd
Per Capita Income # 356 4th

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