Zip Code 57722 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuffalo Gap
Zip Code StateSouth Dakota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Custer
Secondary County: Fall River
Area Code605
Current Population:283
Racial Majority:White 81.03%
Unemployment Rate:3.3%
Median Household Income$41678
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38240
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range2891 - 4623 ft.
Area210 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.51868800, -103.26278400

Zip Code 57722 Description

Zip Code 57722 is located in the state of South Dakota in the Rapid City metro area. Zip code 57722 is primarily located in Custer County. Portions of 57722 are also located in Fall River County. The official US Postal Service name for 57722 is BUFFALO GAP, South Dakota. Portions of zip code 57722 are contained within or border the city limits of Buffalo Gap, SD, . The area code for zip code 57722 is 605. 57722 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in South Dakota.

The current unemployment level in 57722 is 3.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 57722 decreased to 283 from 412 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 57722 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 57722 public schools is . % of students in 57722 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 376 81.03% 212 +77%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 25 5.39% 1 +2400%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 5.82% 54 -50%
 Asian 0 0% 7 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 8 7.76% 8 +350%

Zip Code 57722 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 57722 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population283412
Male Population52.70%
Female Population47.30%
Total Households130
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41678
Income Under $50K Per Year60.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
57722 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
South Dakota District 1
Related Maps: Map of All South Dakota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$289000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$173241
Current Unemployment Level 3.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 43g - Semiarid Pierre Shale Plains
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 57722 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)11152231425156544432211333
Avg Max Temp (°F)37425060708188877764473962
Avg Precip (In.).46.59.961.933.323.122.691.841.441.31.74.5218.91
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours