Oglala, SD

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Oglala Profile


Overview

Oglala is a very small town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,350 people and just one neighborhood, Oglala is the 51st largest community in South Dakota.

Occupations and Workforce

Oglala is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oglala is a town of service providers, professionals, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Oglala who work in personal care services (15.87%), community and social services (12.70%), and maintenance occupations (12.17%).

In addition, many people in Oglala have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

Setting & Lifestyle

Oglala’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Despite the fact that it is a small town, Oglala has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly taxis - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.

Oglala Demographics

Oglala ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.43% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Oglala in 2018 was $10,564, which is low income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $42,256 for a family of four. However, Oglala contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Oglala also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.18% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Oglala home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oglala residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Oglala include German, Irish, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Oglala is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and German/Yiddish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Oglala, SD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Oglala
    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Oglala VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Oglala Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Loneman Day School
South Bia Rd #41
Oglala, SD 57764
KG-08
Red Shirt School 04
38 Tatanka Nunpa
Hermosa, SD 57744
PK-08
Rockyford School 03
14 Bia 33
Porcupine, SD 57772
PK-08
Wolf Creek School 02
E Hwy 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
PK-08
Wounded Knee District School
100 Main Street
Manderson, SD 57756
KG-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

OGLALA LAKOTA COUNTY 65-1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 6.4%

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