Volga, SD Population

Population: 1,435. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,442 (+0.5% change)
Males: 691 (48.2%), Females: 744 (51.8%)

Brookings County

Zip code: 57071

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $41,818
Median house value: $82,000

Races in Volga:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (39.7%), German (37.5%), Dutch (11.6%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.6%), Danish (6.3%).

Elevation: 1634 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Volga

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Volga city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Volga:

  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; MADISON, SD)
  • FLANDREAU MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 30 miles; FLANDREAU, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Volga:

  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 8 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 43 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 54 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Volga:

  • ARLINGTON MUNI (about 14 miles; ARLINGTON, SD; Abbreviation: 3A9)
  • MADISON MUNI (about 25 miles; MADISON, SD; Abbreviation: MDS)
  • LAKE PRESTON MUNI (about 32 miles; LAKE PRESTON, SD; Abbreviation: Y34)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volga:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 104 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 136 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 141 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 142 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)

Schools

Public high school in Volga:

  • SIOUX VALLEY HI SCH (Students: 178; Location: 200 HANSINA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Volga:

  • SIOUX VALLEY ELEM (Students: 231; Location: 200 HANSINA AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SIOUX VALLEY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 133; Location: 200 HANSINA AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Volga:

  • VOLGA CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 54; Location: 223 EAST SIXTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

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