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Crooks, South Dakota
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha
 • Total 0.81 sq mi (2.09 km2)
 • Land 0.81 sq mi (2.09 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,588 ft (484 m)
 • Total 1,362
 • Density 1,648.45/sq mi (636.32/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-14740
GNIS feature ID 1265631
Website City of Crooks

Crooks is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States and is a suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 1,362 at the 2020 census. Crooks was named New Hope until 1904. The town's present name honors W. A. Crooks, a local politician.


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).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.77 square miles (1.99 km2), all of it land.

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


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 594
1990 671 13.0%
2000 859 28.0%
2010 1,269 47.7%
2020 1,362 7.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,269 people, 431 households, and 345 families living in the city. The population density was 1,648.1 inhabitants per square mile (636.3/km2). There were 440 housing units at an average density of 571.4 per square mile (220.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 431 households, of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.0% were non-families. 15.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.29.

The median age in the city was 31.4 years. 32.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 4.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

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