Antelope, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 826. Population change since 2000: -4.7%
Males: 411  (49.8%)
Females: 415  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  21.4 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57555.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,730 (it was $8,125 in 2000)
Antelope:

$20,730
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,277 (it was $4,105 in 2000)

Antelope CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $60,249 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Antelope:

$60,249
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $116,392; Detached houses: $58,638; Mobile homes: $245,044

Median gross rent in 2016: $477.

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  • Races in Antelope, SD (2010)

    Antelope races chart
    • 80397.2%American Indian alone
    • 131.6%White alone
    • 60.7%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Antelope: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2540 feet

Land area: 2.28 square miles.

Population density: 362 people per square mile   (very low).

Antelope, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Antelope:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 30.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Antelope CDP:

  • Never married: 45.8%
  • Now married: 25.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
South Dakota:

3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Antelope CDP:  2.0% ($199)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)
Antelope satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (140.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (266.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (666.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mission, SD (1.1 miles ), White Horse, SD (1.2 miles) , Rosebud, SD (3.4 miles ), Soldier Creek, SD (3.6 miles ), Okreek, SD (3.6 miles ), Two Strike, SD (3.7 miles) , Wood, SD (3.9 miles) , St. Francis, SD (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.30 N, Longitude: 100.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Antelope household income distribution Antelope home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Antelope, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Antelope-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.6 miles away from the Antelope place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Antelope-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 506.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 258.0 miles away from Antelope center
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 87.8 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 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 271.9 miles away from Antelope center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Todd County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Antelope:

  • Chadron State College (about 125 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 140 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 182 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Northern State University (about 183 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Northeast Community College (about 186 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 191 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 195 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)

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Todd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 54.0%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.1% for American Indian residents, 76.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Antelope in 2000:

  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Antelope CDP (based on Todd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,3655
Mainline Protestant7856
Other5111
Evangelical Protestant1956
None6,756-
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: 4
Todd County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Todd County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

37.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.4%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Antelope:

28.8
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.7%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Antelope:

10.9%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Antelope:

6.6
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.0%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Antelope:

53.2%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Antelope, SD Residents

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.24% ($23,677 average AGI)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Pennington County, SD  0.76% ($16,632 average AGI)
to Cherry County, NE  0.44% ($28,909)
to Mellette County, SD  0.40% ($18,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Antelope:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Antelope:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Antelope compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Antelope on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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