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Humboldt is a town in Minnehaha County, in the Sioux Falls metro area.
The community was named after Alexander von Humboldt, German scientist, explorer and diplomat
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Humboldt. For links to other places called Humboldt, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Humboldt is 43.645N. The longitude is -97.073W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,703 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 555.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Humboldt 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 57035 ZIP code.
49% of Humboldt residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Humboldt ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Humboldt was $16,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Humboldt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Humboldt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $770.
Libraries in Humboldt include Humboldt Branch Library - Siouxland Libraries ... View libraries
Minnehaha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Humboldt political report.
The average commute time for Humboldt workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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