Fun Facts about Pipestone


  • In 2015: 4,141 people, Pipestone is the 168th most populated city in the state of Minnesota out of 903 cities. 

  • In 2015, the median household income of Pipestone residents was $40,233. 19% of Pipestone residents live in poverty.


  • Situated in Southwest Minnesota at the junction of State Highways 23, 30 and US 75.

Transportation Access

  • Pipestone is just 25 miles from Interstates I-29 and I-90
  • Local airport - 4300-foot runway
  • Commercial air service - Sioux Falls, SD
    • 45 miles from Pipestone


  • Pipestone Area Middle/High School 
  • Brown Elementary School (Grades K-1st)
  • Hill Elementary School (Grades 2nd-4th)
    • Student to teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Post secondary: Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone
  • Southwest Minnesota State University - Marshall
    • 45 miles from Pipestone
  • Numerous public and private colleges are located in Sioux Falls, SD and Brookings, SD
    • 45 miles from Pipestone


  • Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic Avera