Lead Information

Lead Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lead, SD

General Lead Information

State: South Dakota

County: Lawrence County

Close cities: Deadwood, SD, North Spearfish, SD, Spearfish, SD, Whitewood, SD, Central City, SD, Sturgis, SD, Fort Meade, SD

Lead Population (census data)
Total 2,890 (-4.2% since 2000)
Male 1,451 (50.2%)
Female 1,439 (49.8%)

Population Density: 1,453 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.7 (US Avg is 100)

Lead Elevation: 4,960 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1890

Land Area: 1.99 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,892

Zip Codes: 57754.

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Lead Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.0%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (35.8%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • English (11.7%)
  • Norwegian (8.0%)
  • Swedish (5.7%)
  • United States (5.4%)

Local Lead Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Colorado State University, University of Wyoming

Lead School Information

High Schools
Lead-Deadwood High School (320 South Main Street, Lead, SD, 57754 - Lead-Deadwood School District 40-1 District)
Middle Schools
Lead-Deadwood Middle School (234 South Main, Lead, SD, 57754 - Lead-Deadwood School District 40-1 District)

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