Parkston is a city in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,508 at the 2010 census.
The city was named for R. S. Parke, a landowner. Parkston was founded in 1886.
Parkston is located at 43°23′39″N 97°59′14″W (43.394269, -97.987279).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.91 square miles (2.36 km2), all land.
Parkston has been assigned the ZIP code 57366 and the FIPS place code 48460.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,508 people, 663 households, and 404 families living in the city. The population density was 1,657.1 inhabitants per square mile (639.8/km2). There were 737 housing units at an average density of 809.9 per square mile (312.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.2% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 663 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families.