One of several settlements located on the Pine Ridge Reservation of South Dakota, Wanblee had a population
of 641 according to the 2000 census. It is located in Jackson County. The CDP or census designated place of Wanblee, has
144 housing units which gives the cdp an average household size of nearly 4.3 persons per housing unit. Native Americans
accounted for 97% of the cdp's population. Whites accounted for 2% of the population. Economically, the cdp of Wanblee is
doing very poorly. Around 72% of the citizens of Wanblee live below the poverty line. The cdp covers an area of 2.2 sq. mi.
Elevation is 2,638 feet above sea level. Zip code is 57577. Below are several links to photographs of the Anishinabe-Dakota
settlement of Wanblee, Pine Ridge Reservation.