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Leola is a city in McPherson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Leola Haynes, daughter of one of the settlers
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Leola. For links to other places called Leola, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Leola is 45.722N. The longitude is -98.94W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 429.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McPherson 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 57456 ZIP code.
53% of Leola residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leola ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leola was $15,807, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Leola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $165. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $437.
Libraries in Leola include Leola Public Library ... View libraries
McPherson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leola political report.
The average commute time for Leola workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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