Alexandria, SD Population

Population: 563. Estimated population in July 2020: 676 (+20.1% change)
Males: 285 (50.6%), Females: 278 (49.4%)

Hanson County

Zip code: 57311

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $31,875
Median house value: $46,400

Races in Alexandria:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.1%)

Ancestries: German (57.4%), Irish (14.9%), English (8.0%), Norwegian (7.8%), Dutch (5.7%), United States (4.4%).

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alexandria

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexandria city

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alexandria:

  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE (about 18 miles; MITCHELL, SD)
  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER (about 22 miles; PARKSTON, SD)
  • FREEMAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-CAH (about 31 miles; FREEMAN, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alexandria:

  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 58 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 59 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 73 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alexandria:

  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 20 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)
  • PARKSTON MUNI (about 24 miles; PARKSTON, SD; Abbreviation: 8V3)
  • HOWARD MUNI (about 31 miles; HOWARD, SD; Abbreviation: 8D9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexandria:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 82 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 112 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 121 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 135 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high school in Alexandria:

  • HANSON HI SCH (Students: 87; Location: 230 6TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alexandria:

  • HANSON ELEM (Students: 159; Location: 230 6TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HANSON MIDDLE SCH (Students: 41; Location: 230 6TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ROCKPORT COLONY (Students: 25; Location: 25209 ROCKPORT RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • OAKLANE COLONY (Students: 23; Location: 26730 423RD AVE; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Alexandria:

  • ALEXANDRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,004; Location: 421 MAIN ST; 7,303 books; 13 audio materials; 202 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)

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