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Huron is a city in Beadle County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Indian tribe.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Huron. For links to other places called Huron, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Huron is 44.363N. The longitude is -98.213W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,280 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,377.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Huron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Beadle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57350 ZIP code.
41% of Huron residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Huron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Huron was $18,275, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Huron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Huron include Campbell Park Historic District of Huron ... View historic districts
Median rent in Huron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Libraries in Huron include Huron Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Huron include Huron Plainsman
TV stations in Huron include KTTM.
Beadle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Huron political report.
The average commute time for Huron workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Huron between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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