Pukwana, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 287. Estimated population in July 2005: 281 (-2.1% change)
Males: 145 (50.5%), Females: 142 (49.5%)

Brule County

Zip code: 57370

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $27,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $46,500 (year 2000)

Races in Pukwana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • American Indian (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (42.5%), Irish (17.4%), Czech (13.2%), Norwegian (8.7%), English (6.6%), Danish (5.9%).

Elevation: 1549 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pukwana

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pukwana town

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pukwana:

  • MID-DAKOTA HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD)
  • PLATTE HEALTH CENTER – CAH (about 31 miles; PLATTE, SD)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 41 miles; BURKE, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pukwana:

  • HURON REGIONAL (about 79 miles; HURON, SD; ID: HON)
  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 87 miles; PIERRE, SD; ID: PIR)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 126 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; ID: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pukwana:

  • CHAMBERLAIN MUNI (about 10 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD; ID: 9V9)
  • KIMBALL MUNI (about 16 miles; KIMBALL, SD; ID: 6A6)
  • PLATTE MUNI (about 37 miles; PLATTE, SD; ID: 1D3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pukwana:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 169 miles; VERMILLION, SD; FT enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 169 miles; NORFOLK, NE; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 171 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 184 miles; WAYNE, NE; FT enrollment: 3,026)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 202 miles; KEARNEY, NE; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 206 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; FT enrollment: 3,730)