Hosmer, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 287. Estimated population in July 2005: 261 (-9.1% change)
Males: 123 (42.9%), Females: 164 (57.1%)

Edmunds County

Zip code: 57448

Median resident age: 50.4 years
Median household income: $26,667 (year 2000)
Median house value: $15,000 (year 2000)

Races in Hosmer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (55.4%), Russian (15.7%), United States (7.7%), Norwegian (4.9%), English (4.2%), Swedish (1.7%).

Elevation: 1906 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hosmer

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hosmer city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-7.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hosmer:

  • BOWDLE HOSPITAL – CAH (about 17 miles; BOWDLE, SD)
  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES-CAH (about 19 miles; EUREKA, SD)
  • HOLY INFANT HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; HOVEN, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hosmer:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 74 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; ID: ABR)
  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 101 miles; PIERRE, SD; ID: PIR)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL (about 108 miles; JAMESTOWN, ND; ID: JMS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hosmer:

  • BOWDLE MUNI (about 17 miles; BOWDLE, SD; ID: 5P3)
  • EUREKA MUNI (about 18 miles; EUREKA, SD; ID: 3W8)
  • HOVEN MUNI (about 32 miles; HOVEN, SD; ID: 9F8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hosmer:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 121 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 125 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 198 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 204 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 204 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 223 miles; MINOT, ND; FT enrollment: 2,662)
Public primary/middle school in Hosmer:

  • HOSMER ELEM (Students: 67; Location: 2600 5TH ST; Grades: 02 – 06)