Edgemont, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 867. Estimated population in July 2005: 823 (-5.1% change)
Males: 440 (50.7%), Females: 427 (49.3%)

Fall River County

Zip code: 57735

Median resident age: 48.8 years
Median household income: $24,919 (year 2000)
Median house value: $27,300 (year 2000)

Races in Edgemont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.9%)
  • American Indian (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)

Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (13.5%), English (13.3%), Irish (10.0%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (3.7%).

Elevation: 3459 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Edgemont

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgemont city

  • Never married: 12.7%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Edgemont:

  • FALL RIVER HOSPITAL – CAH (about 24 miles; HOT SPRINGS, SD)
  • CUSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – CAH (about 37 miles; CUSTER, SD)
  • WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (about 53 miles; NEWCASTLE, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edgemont:

  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 74 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RAP)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 77 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RCA)
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 100 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; ID: BFF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edgemont:

  • EDGEMONT MUNI (about 2 miles; EDGEMONT, SD; ID: 6V0)
  • HOT SPRINGS MUNI (about 32 miles; HOT SPRINGS, SD; ID: HSR)
  • CUSTER COUNTY (about 33 miles; CUSTER, SD; ID: CUT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgemont:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 67 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 69 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 173 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 175 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 209 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 211 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)

Schools

Public high school in Edgemont:

  • EDGEMONT HI SCH (Students: 54; Location: 715 D ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Edgemont:

  • EDGEMONT ELEM (Students: 95; Location: 715 D ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • EDGEMONT JR HI (Students: 27; Location: 715 D ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ELK MOUNTAIN ELEM (Students: 21; Location: WEST DEWEY RD; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Edgemont:

  • EDGEMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,368; Location: 412 2ND AVE; 23,440 books; 142 audio materials; 514 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)