New Effington, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 233. Estimated population in July 2005: 226 (-3.0% change)
Males: 109 (46.8%), Females: 124 (53.2%)

Roberts County

Zip code: 57255

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $20,909 (year 2000)
Median house value: $21,100 (year 2000)

Races in New Effington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.0%)
  • American Indian (27.0%)

Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (27.0%), Swedish (6.0%), Irish (4.7%), English (4.3%), Dutch (3.9%).

Elevation: 1108 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Effington

  • High school or higher: 60.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Effington town

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Effington:

  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (about 16 miles; SISSETON, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SISSETON, SD)
  • WHEATON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; WHEATON, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Effington:

  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 68 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; ID: ATY)
  • HECTOR INTL (about 74 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: FAR)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 108 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; ID: BKX)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Effington:

  • SISSETON MUNI (about 14 miles; SISSETON, SD; ID: 8D3)
  • LIDGERWOOD MUNI (about 23 miles; LIDGERWOOD, ND; ID: 4N4)
  • WHEATON MUNI (about 28 miles; WHEATON, MN; ID: ETH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Effington:

  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 36 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 77 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 77 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; MARSHALL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,405)
Public primary/middle school in New Effington:

  • NEW EFFINGTON ELEM (Students: 55; Location: COUNTY ROAD 8; Grades: KG – 06)