Lemmon, SD Population

Population: 1,398. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,229 (-12.1% change)
Males: 639 (45.7%), Females: 759 (54.3%)

Perkins County

Zip code: 57638

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $28,109
Median house value: $31,700

Races in Lemmon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (44.8%), Norwegian (17.0%), Irish (10.2%), English (7.9%), Swedish (6.6%), United States (5.2%).

Elevation: 2577 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lemmon

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lemmon city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -229 (-14.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lemmon:

  • FIVE COUNTIES HOSPITAL-CAH (405 SIXTH AVENUE WEST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lemmon:

  • WEST RIVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 32 miles; HETTINGER, ND)
  • JACOBSON MEMORIAL HOSP CARE CENTER-CAH (about 40 miles; ELGIN, ND)
  • RICHARDTON HEALTH CENTER – CAH (about 66 miles; RICHARDTON, ND)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lemmon:

  • BISMARCK MUNI (about 114 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Abbreviation: BIS)
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 141 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RCA)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 145 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RAP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lemmon:

  • LEMMON MUNI (about 5 miles; LEMMON, SD; Abbreviation: LEM)
  • MOTT MUNI (about 31 miles; MOTT, ND; Abbreviation: 3P3)
  • HETTINGER MUNI (about 35 miles; HETTINGER, ND; Abbreviation: HEI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lemmon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 113 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 115 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 147 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 155 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 170 miles; MINOT, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 223 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 256 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)

Schools

Public high school in Lemmon:

  • LEMMON HI SCH (Students: 112; Location: 209 3RD ST W; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lemmon:

  • LEMMON ELEM (Students: 181; Location: 905 5TH AVE W; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LEMMON JR HI (Students: 48; Location: 209 3RD ST W; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lemmon:

  • LEMMON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,155; Location: 303 1ST AVE W; 31,561 books; 652 audio materials; 80 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)

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