Mellette, SD Population

Population: 248. Estimated population in July 2020: 227 (-8.5% change)
Males: 124 (50.0%), Females: 124 (50.0%)

Spink County

Zip code: 57461

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $34,107
Median house value: $34,400

Races in Mellette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (48.8%), Norwegian (14.1%), Irish (11.3%), English (10.5%), Swedish (7.7%), United States (6.0%).

Elevation: 1296 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mellette

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mellette city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+35.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mellette:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mellette:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 21 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 57 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 95 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mellette:

  • REDFIELD MUNI (about 21 miles; REDFIELD, SD; Abbreviation: 1D8)
  • GROTON MUNI (about 39 miles; GROTON, SD; Abbreviation: 2E6)
  • FAULKTON MUNI (about 43 miles; FAULKTON, SD; Abbreviation: 3FU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mellette:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 152 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 163 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 183 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 183 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 192 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)

Schools

Public high school in Mellette:

  • NORTHWESTERN HI SCH (Students: 95; Location: 221 3RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mellette:

  • NORTHWESTERN ELEM (Students: 121; Location: 221 3RD ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHWESTERN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 63; Location: 221 3RD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

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