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Dell Rapids is a city in Minnehaha County, in the Sioux Falls metro area.
The community was named for the dells and rapids of the Big Sioux River.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Dell Rapids. For links to other places called Dell Rapids, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dell Rapids is 43.826N. The longitude is -96.705W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,509 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,115.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dell Rapids 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 57022 ZIP code.
40% of Dell Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dell Rapids ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dell Rapids was $17,731, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Dell Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Dell Rapids include Dell Rapids Historic District, Dell Rapids Residential Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Dell Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $851.
Libraries in Dell Rapids include Dell Rapids Carnegie Public Library ... View libraries
Minnehaha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dell Rapids political report.
The average commute time for Dell Rapids workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Dell Rapids include Super 8.
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