Blunt, SD Population

Population: 370. Estimated population in July 2020: 360 (-2.7% change)
Males: 191 (51.6%), Females: 179 (48.4%)

Hughes County

Zip code: 57522

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $28,571
Median house value: $37,200

Races in Blunt:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.9%)
  • American Indian (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (29.2%), English (14.6%), Irish (14.6%), Norwegian (8.4%), United States (6.2%), Swedish (4.6%).

Elevation: 1619 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blunt

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blunt city

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

3.2% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blunt:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blunt:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 23 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 123 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 126 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blunt:

  • ONIDA MUNI (about 15 miles; ONIDA, SD; Abbreviation: 98D)
  • HARROLD MUNI (about 18 miles; HARROLD, SD; Abbreviation: 5G3)
  • GETTYSBURG MUNI (about 33 miles; GETTYSBURG, SD; Abbreviation: 0D8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blunt:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 164 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 169 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 222 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 226 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 240 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 241 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
Public primary/middle school in Blunt:

  • BLUNT ELEM (Students: 59; Location: 202 W BUTTE ST; Grades: PK – 06)

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