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Mission is a city in Todd County.
The community was named for the many church missions in the region.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Mission. For links to other places called Mission, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mission is 43.305N. The longitude is -100.657W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,582 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 926.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mission demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Todd 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 57555 ZIP code.
13% of Mission residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mission ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mission was $11,374, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Mission residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mission, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $497.
Libraries in Mission include Sinte Gleska University Library ... View libraries
Todd County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mission political report.
The average commute time for Mission workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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