Spearfish Information

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

General Spearfish Information

State: South Dakota

County: Lawrence County

Close cities: Whitewood, SD, Central City, SD, North Spearfish, SD, Fruitdale, SD, Sturgis, SD, Deadwood, SD, Lead, SD, Belle Fourche, SD

Spearfish Population (census data)
Total 9,971 (+13.8% since 2000)
Male 4,642 (46.6%)
Female 5,329 (53.4%)

Population Density: 1,633 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.0 (US Avg is 100)

Spearfish Elevation: 3,643 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1888

Land Area: 6.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,954

Zip Codes: 57783, and 57799.

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Spearfish Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (34.9%)
  • Norwegian (13.6%)
  • Irish (12.5%)
  • English (12.0%)
  • French (4.5%)
  • Dutch (2.8%)

Local Spearfish Sports Teams

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

Spearfish School Information

High Schools
Spearfish High School (1725 N Main, Spearfish, SD, 57783 - Spearfish School District 40-2 District)
Middle Schools
Spearfish Middle School (1600 Canyon, Spearfish, SD, 57783 - Spearfish School District 40-2 District)
Elementary Schools
East Elementary (400 E Hudson Street, Spearfish, SD, 57783 - Spearfish School District 40-2 District)
West Elementary (920 King, Spearfish, SD, 57783 - Spearfish School District 40-2 District)

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