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Oacoma is a town in Lyman County.
The community name derived from Siouan for place between
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Oacoma. For links to other places called Oacoma, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oacoma is 43.796N. The longitude is -99.395W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,385 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 398.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oacoma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyman 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 57365 ZIP code.
42% of Oacoma residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oacoma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oacoma was $17,206, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Oacoma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Oacoma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $738.
Lyman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oacoma political report.
The average commute time for Oacoma workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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