Alcester, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 788 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 392  (49.8%)
Females: 396  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57001.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,123 (it was $29,432 in 2000)
Alcester:

$41,123
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,385 (it was $16,593 in 2000)

Alcester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,462 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Alcester:

$84,462
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $428.

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  • Races in Alcester, SD (2010)

    Alcester races chart
    • 78096.7%White alone
    • 121.5%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Alcester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alcester: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Norwegian (13.1%), Dutch (12.9%), Swedish (7.9%), Irish (7.2%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/03/1893

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,320 people per square mile   (low).

Alcester,SD real estate house value index trend

Alcester, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Alcester:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alcester city:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

19 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alcester, South Dakota as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Alcester to the number of sex offenders is 405 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,230 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,014 (1.4%)

Alcester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (35.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (126.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (464.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hawarden, IA (2.7 miles ), Beresford, SD (2.9 miles ), Chatsworth, IA (3.1 miles) , Hudson, SD (3.4 miles ), Akron, IA (3.8 miles ), Fairview, SD (3.9 miles) , Ireton, IA (4.0 miles ), Centerville, SD (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 96.63 W

Area code: 605

Alcester household income distribution Alcester home values distribution

Crime rates in Alcester (2014):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 assaults (250.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (125.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (125.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 71.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 235.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
South Dakota average:

1.96
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Alcester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alcester, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alcester-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Alcester city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alcester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from Alcester center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 707.4 miles away from Alcester center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alcester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alcester:

  • MORNINGSIDE MANOR (101 CHURCH STREET PO BOX 500)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Alcester:

  • HASS HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • HAWARDEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • BETHESDA OF BERESFORD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BERESFORD, SD)
  • HUDSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUDSON, SD)
  • AKRON CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; AKRON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alcester:

  • University of South Dakota (about 23 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 39 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 41 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 58 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 77 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Northeast Community College (about 78 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • South Dakota State University (about 90 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Alcester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alcester:

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Library in Alcester:

  • ALCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,432; Location: 500 DAKOTA; 15,361 books; 459 audio materials; 614 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alcester: Alcester Volunteer Fire Department (A), Alcester City Hall (B), Alcester Public Library (C), Alcester Community Volunteer Ambulance (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.4. This is about average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.77. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.77
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.360. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.360
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.9%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Alcester (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Alcester: State Bank Of Alcester at 190 Iowa St, branch established on 1890/12/20. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $107.0 mil, Deposits: $75.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First State Banking Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
South Dakota average:

10.0

Alcester travel time to work - commute Alcester mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alcester city (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4744
Mainline Protestant3,65812
Evangelical Protestant1,09516
Other1-
None5,171-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Union County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Union County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

29.2%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alcester:

52.0%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alcester:

45.9%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Alcester:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alcester:

7.0%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alcester:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alcester:

30.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.5%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alcester, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,389$40,6681$888
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$350
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,326$43,9560$0
Sewerage 1$3,085$37,0200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,074$24,8880$0
Water Supply 1$3,176$38,1120$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,223
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$88
Totals for Government 6$19,050$38,10010$2,549

Alcester government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $110,000 ($139.59)
    Water Utilities: $103,000 ($130.71)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($106.60)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($102.79)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($73.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($64.72)
    Health Services - Other: $29,000 ($36.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($26.65)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($20.30)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($20.30)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($11.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $168,000 ($213.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($16.50)

Alcester government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $99,000 ($125.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($30.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($27.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($3.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $76,000 ($96.45)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($16.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($154.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($7.61)
    Highways: $3,000 ($3.81)
    All Other: $3,000 ($3.81)
  • Tax - Property: $161,000 ($204.31)
    Total General Sales: $64,000 ($81.22)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($3.81)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($2.54)

Alcester government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $251,000 ($318.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $67,000 ($85.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $57,000 ($72.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($309.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($12.69)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($8.88)

Alcester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $358,000 ($454.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($5.08)

9.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($142,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Woodbury County, IA  2.75% ($70,853 average AGI)
from Dakota County, NE  0.62% ($66,135)
from Clay County, SD  0.47% ($54,643)


9.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.00%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Woodbury County, IA  2.32% ($39,482 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.74% ($37,864)
to Clay County, SD  0.42% ($56,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alcester:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alcester:

  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Alcester:

  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alcester)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • High School Iowa And Hallett (Lat: 43.025000 Lon: -96.628639), Call Sign: KNJD773, Licensee ID: L00083075
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/01/2024Registrant: Alcester-Hudson School District #61-1, Alcester, SD 57001-0198, Phone: (605) 934-1890, Fax: (605) 934-1936, Email:
  • ALCESTER, 100 Iowa St. (Lat: 42.975000 Lon: -96.318639), Call Sign: WNZU782
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.900 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 2 Mi Se (Lat: 42.989167 Lon: -96.616972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNMY624, Licensee ID: L00036064
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2012, Certifier: Danny L HornerRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Service Inc.
  • 3 Mi S And 3 Mi W Big Springs Sws (Lat: 42.982500 Lon: -96.696972), Call Sign: WNJG343, Licensee ID: L00008030
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.150 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/1997, Expiration Date: 07/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative Inc, Box E, Madison, SD 57042, Phone: (605) 256-4536
  • Lat: 42.927167 Lon: -96.643611, Call Sign: WQNV433
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.162 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Charlie NygardRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 29762 477th. Ave. (Lat: 43.074444 Lon: -96.667500), Call Sign: WQSR702
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.495 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2013, Expiration Date: 11/04/2023, Certifier: Stuart CarlsonRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Highway 11, 2 1/3 Miles South Of (Lat: 42.976917 Lon: -96.628361), Call Sign: KNKO492
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.625 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Booker Electric, 1322 A St., Fairbury, NE 68352, Phone: (605) 728-3903, Email:
  • Alcester Water Tank (Lat: 43.024972 Lon: -96.626694), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: KNLR410
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.250 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 06/13/2016Registrant: Booker Communications, 1322 A St., Fairbury, NE 68352, Phone: (605) 728-3903, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: AA0GN, Previous Call Sign: N0NRF, Licensee ID: L00210019, Grant Date: 10/18/2001, Expiration Date: 12/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2013, Registrant: Richard L Grimshaw, 30271 478th Avenue, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: AA0TD, Licensee ID: L00709978, Grant Date: 07/01/2003, Expiration Date: 09/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2015, Certifier: Douglas C Stubbs, Registrant: Douglas C Stubbs, 400 E 1st St, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: KA0NPK, Licensee ID: L00986293, Grant Date: 10/24/1997, Expiration Date: 10/24/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2009, Registrant: William D Pigman, Rr 2 Box 130a, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: KB0JAD, Licensee ID: L00211079, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021, Certifier: Martha A Grimshaw, Registrant: Martha A Grimshaw, 30271 478th Avenue, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: W0WUU, Licensee ID: L00415301, Grant Date: 10/30/2001, Expiration Date: 10/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2002, Registrant: Melvin C Johnson, 307 Circle Dr Apt 1, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: KC0RPA, Licensee ID: L00810680, Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2004, Certifier: Nathan P Reiss, Registrant: Nathan P Reiss, 5050 Jefferson Dr, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Call Sign: K5NPR, Previous Call Sign: KC0RPA, Licensee ID: L00810680, Grant Date: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2004, Certifier: Nathan P Reiss, Registrant: Nathan P Reiss, 505 Jefferson Dr, Alcester, SD 57001

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: LARSEN DAVID E DAKOTA HAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85-12F (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 369DH , Serial Number: 0069, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David E Larsen, Po Box 353, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4019U , Serial Number: 15061419, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Larsen, 506 Lincoln Dr, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4880K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1880, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Larsen, Box 137, Alcester, SD 57001
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7273D , Serial Number: 18-5681, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Lowell R Pearson, 29677 478th Ave, Alcester, SD 57001

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alcester that have no violations reported:

  • ALCESTER (Population served: 807, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Most common first names in Alcester, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1481.3 years
George1481.4 years
Anna1289.2 years
Ruth1186.8 years
Arthur1081.5 years
Oscar1082.3 years
Mary1093.6 years
Clarence1083.4 years
Mildred987.1 years
Henry978.5 years
Most common last names in Alcester, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4283.9 years
Anderson3481.6 years
Peterson1582.3 years
Ericson1386.4 years
Swanson1284.4 years
Ludwig1181.8 years
Nelson978.2 years
Miller983.5 years
Keiser979.5 years
Larson991.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Alcester compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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