This city on the Rosebud Reservation, is one of at least 8 Native American settlements on the Reservation. At least two
of the 8 settlements have populations which should classify them as being more like farm settlements than urban. The city
of Mission, South Dakota has a population of 1,182 according to the 2010 census. When including mixed bloods and Hispanics,
Native Americans accounted for 78% of the population. Whites accounted for 22% of the population.
Mission covers an area of 0.6 sq. mi. It's zip code is 57555. It has an elevation of 2,582 feet above sea level. There is a
total of 339 housing units in the city, which gives the city an average household size of about 2.9 persons per housing
unit. Economically, the city is doing better than many other Native American settlements. Around 30% live under the poverty
line. Below are several links to photographs of the Anishinabe-Dakota settlement of Mission, Rosebud Reservation.