It is another Standing Rock-Cheyenne River Reservation settlement in South Dakota. The city of McLaughlin covers an area of 0.4 sq. mi.
According to the 2000 census McLaughlin, South Dakota had a population of 775. There is a total of 291 housing
units in the city, which gives the city an average household size of about 2.7 persons per housing unit. The zip
code for McLaughlin, South Dakota is 57642. Economically, the city's citizens are doing much better than most other
Standing Rock-Cheyenne River Reservation settlements. Around 25% of the city's citizens live below the poverty line. Native Americans accounted
for 55% of the city's population. Whites accounted for 41% of the population. Mixed bloods accounted for 2% of the
population, while Hispanics accounted for 4% of the population of McLaughlin. McLaughlin's elevation is 2,001 feet
above sea level. It is not the largest settlement in the Standing Rock District. Fort Yates is. Below are several links
to photographs of the Anishinabe-Dakota city of McLaughlin, Standing Rock-Cheyenne River Reservation.