Wakonda, SD Population

Population: 374. Estimated population in July 2020: 345 (-7.8% change)
Males: 180 (48.1%), Females: 194 (51.9%)

Clay County

Zip code: 57073

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $31,875
Median house value: $29,600

Races in Wakonda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (27.5%), Norwegian (25.7%), Danish (11.5%), Irish (11.2%), English (5.3%), Czech (2.7%).

Elevation: 1377 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wakonda

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wakonda town

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wakonda:

  • PIONEER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – CAH (about 14 miles; VIBORG, SD)
  • SIOUX VALLEY VERMILLION HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; VERMILLION, SD)
  • AVERA SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; YANKTON, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wakonda:

  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 21 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 47 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 66 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Abbreviation: SUX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wakonda:

  • HAROLD DAVIDSON FIELD (about 22 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Abbreviation: VMR)
  • HARTINGTON MUNI (about 30 miles; HARTINGTON, NE; Abbreviation: 0B4)
  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 38 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wakonda:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 18 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 135 miles; OMAHA, NE; Full-time enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; OMAHA, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,806)

Schools

Public high school in Wakonda:

  • WAKONDA HI SCH (Students: 59; Location: 202 NEBRASKA; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wakonda:

  • WAKONDA ELEM (Students: 84; Location: 202 NEBRASKA; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WAKONDA JR HI (Students: 27; Location: 202 NEBRASKA; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Wakonda:

  • WAKONDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,306; Location: 118 OHIO ST; 2,226 books; 147 audio materials; 12 video materials; 1 serial subscriptions)

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