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Plankinton is a township in Aurora County.[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 43.720N. The longitude is -98.533W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,549 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 226.
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51% of Plankinton residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $8,064, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% 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 $158. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
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 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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