Parkston, SD

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Parkston Profile


Overview

Parkston is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,488 people and just one neighborhood, Parkston is the 44th largest community in South Dakota.

Occupations and Workforce

Parkston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Parkston is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkston who work in food service (9.92%), sales jobs (9.68%), and office and administrative support (8.97%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Parkston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Parkston a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Parkston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Parkston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One of the benefits of Parkston is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

As is often the case in a small city, Parkston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Parkston Demographics

The education level of Parkston citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.33% of adults 25 and older in Parkston have a college degree.

The per capita income in Parkston in 2010 was $22,315, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,260 for a family of four. However, Parkston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Parkston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Parkston residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Parkston include Irish, Dutch, English, and Swedish.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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TYPE OF Parkston, SD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Parkston 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Parkston VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Parkston 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 19.43

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Parkston Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Parkston 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PARKSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 33-3


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

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Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Our Home School
102 A S Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD, 57366
05-12
Parkston Jr. High 05 School
102 A S Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD, 57366
07-08
Parkston High School 01
102 A S Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD, 57366
09-12
Parkston Elementary 02 School
102 C S Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD, 57366
PK-06
New Elm Spring Colony Elementary 08 School
41844 269th St
Ethan, SD, 57334
KG-08
Old Elm Spring Colony Elementary 03 School
42021 268th St
Parkston, SD, 57366
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 7.0%

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