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Crooks, South Dakota
—  City  —
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°39′41″N 96°48′33″W / 43.66139°N 96.80917°W / 43.66139; -96.80917
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha
 - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,588 ft (484 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 859
 - Density 1,431.7/sq mi (505.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57020
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-14740[1]
GNIS feature ID 1265631[2]

Crooks is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States and is a suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 859 at the 2000 census. Crooks was named New Hope until 1904.[3]



Crooks is located at 43°39′41″N 96°48′33″W / 43.66139°N 96.80917°W / 43.66139; -96.80917 (43.661488, -96.809148)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Crooks has been assigned the ZIP code 57020 and the FIPS place code 14740.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 859 people, 282 households, and 232 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,324.3 people per square mile (510.2/km²). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 445.6/sq mi (171.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.14% White, 1.05% Native American, 0.23% Asian, and 0.58% from two or more races.

There were 282 households out of which 54.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 13.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.3% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,583, and the median income for a family was $56,528. Males had a median income of $31,065 versus $25,064 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,512. About 0.8% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Johnson, Vernell; Louise Johnson (1998). A Pictorial History of South Dakota. Heritage House Publishing, pg. 66.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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