One of several settlements located on the Pine Ridge Reservation of South Dakota, Oglala had a population
of 1,229 in the 2000 census. The CDP or census designated place of Oglala, has 279 housing units which gives
the cdp an average household size of 4.4 persons per housing unit. Native Americans accounted for 98% of the
cdp's population. Economically, the cdp of Oglala is doing poorly. Around 55% of the citizens of Oglala live
below the poverty line. The cdp covers an area of 13.4 sq. mi., which means it is spread out. Elevation is 2,995
feet above sea level. Zip code is 57764. Below are several links to photographs of the Anishinabe-Dakota settlement of
Oglala, Pine Ridge Reservation.