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Brandon is a city in Minnehaha County, in the Sioux Falls metro area.

The community was named for Brandon, VT
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Brandon. For links to other places called Brandon, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brandon is 43.594N. The longitude is -96.571W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,522.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$58,421
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brandon demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Homesteader Day Harvest Festival - Sept. 9, 2007
  • American Festival - May 2-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brandon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Sioux Recreation Area

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brandon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Minnehaha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sioux Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57005 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

39% of Brandon residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brandon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brandon was $19,869, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

31% of Brandon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brandon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $533.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,051.


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Libraries in Brandon include Brandon Branch Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Minnehaha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brandon political report.

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The average commute time for Brandon workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Brandon include Holiday Inn Express Brandon.

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