Plankinton, SD

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Plankinton Profile


Overview

Plankinton is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 730 people and just one neighborhood, Plankinton is the 84th largest community in South Dakota. Plankinton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plankinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plankinton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plankinton who work in office and administrative support (14.18%), food service (9.02%), and sales jobs (7.99%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Plankinton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.50 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Plankinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Plankinton Demographics

The education level of Plankinton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.24% of adults 25 and older in Plankinton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Plankinton in 2018 was $32,359, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,436 for a family of four. However, Plankinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Plankinton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plankinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plankinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Plankinton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plankinton include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Plankinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Plankinton, 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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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.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Plankinton 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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    South Dakota

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Plankinton Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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    South Dakota

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*
Aurora Plains Academy High School 05
1400 E 10th St
Plankinton, SD 57368
09-12
Aurora Plains Academy Middle School 04
1400 E 10th St
Plankinton, SD 57368
04-08
Corsica-Stickney Elementary 02 School
506 Main St
Stickney, SD 57375
PK-06
Dakota Reach 06 School
1400 E 10th St
Plankinton, SD 57368
M-M
Plankinton Elementary 02 School
404 E Davenport St
Plankinton, SD 57368
PK-06
Plankinton High School 01
404 E Davenport St
Plankinton, SD 57368
09-12
Plankinton Jr. High 03 School
404 E Davenport St
Plankinton, SD 57368
07-08
White Lake Elementary 02 School
410 E 4th St
White Lake, SD 57383
PK-06
White Lake High School 01
410 E 4th St
White Lake, SD 57383
09-12
White Lake Jr. High 03 School
410 E 4th St
White Lake, SD 57383
07-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

PLANKINTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 01-1


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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
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.9% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.6% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.3% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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CORSICA-STICKNEY 21-3


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.3% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.5% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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WHITE LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT 01-3


Students Enrolled in This District


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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
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.3% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.9% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.4% 6.4%

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