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Plankinton is a city in Aurora County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John H. Plankinton, railroad director
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Plankinton. For links to other places called Plankinton, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Plankinton is 43.715N. The longitude is -98.484W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,526 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 567.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Plankinton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Aurora 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 57368 ZIP code.
37% of Plankinton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plankinton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plankinton was $15,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Plankinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Plankinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $538.
Libraries in Plankinton include Plankinton City Library ... View libraries
Aurora County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plankinton political report.
The average commute time for Plankinton workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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