Brandon, SD Population

Population: 5,693. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,176 (+26.0% change)
Males: 2,803 (49.2%), Females: 2,890 (50.8%)

Minnehaha County

Zip code: 57005

Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $58,421
Median house value: $113,100

Races in Brandon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (51.7%), Norwegian (18.7%), Irish (9.2%), Dutch (8.5%), Swedish (6.4%), English (6.2%).

Elevation: 1357 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brandon

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandon city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2,084 (+57.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brandon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brandon:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 11 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 52 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 73 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brandon:

  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 19 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)
  • CANTON MUNI (about 21 miles; CANTON, SD; Abbreviation: 7G9)
  • QUENTIN AANENSON FIELD (about 27 miles; LUVERNE, MN; Abbreviation: D19)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 60 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 100 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 136 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)

Schools

Public high school in Brandon:

  • BRANDON VALLEY HI SCH (Students: 806; Location: 301 S SPLITROCK BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brandon:

  • BRANDON VALLEY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 622; Location: 700 HOLLY BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BRANDON ELEM (Students: 570; Location: 501 HOLLY BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ROBERT BENNIS ELEM (Students: 495; Location: 2001 SOUTH SIOUX BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)

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