Arlington, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 894 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 462  (51.7%)
Females: 432  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57212.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,772 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Arlington:

$44,772
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,092 (it was $17,858 in 2000)

Arlington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,970 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Arlington:

$86,970
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $87,257; Detached houses: $105,649; Mobile homes: $4,619

Median gross rent in 2013: $491.

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  • Races in Arlington, SD (2010)

    Arlington races chart
    • 86995.0%White alone
    • 232.5%Hispanic
    • 101.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Arlington: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.1%), Norwegian (20.1%), English (8.5%), Danish (8.4%), Irish (5.6%), Swedish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1842 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 573 people per square mile   (low).

Arlington,SD real estate house value index trend

Arlington, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Arlington:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington city:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Arlington, South Dakota as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Arlington to the number of sex offenders is 309 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,215 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,073 (1.6%)

Arlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (60.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (194.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (508.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hetland, SD (2.2 miles) , Badger, SD (3.0 miles) , Sinai, SD (3.1 miles) , Volga, SD (3.3 miles ), Lake Preston, SD (3.4 miles ), Oldham, SD (3.6 miles ), Bruce, SD (3.6 miles ), Lake Poinsett, SD (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $190,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.36 N, Longitude: 97.13 W

Area code: 605

Arlington household income distribution Arlington home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Arlington, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Arlington city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from Arlington center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 666.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 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 141.4 miles away from Arlington 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 77.3 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 Kingsbury County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arlington topographic map

Birthplace of: Theodore Schultz - Nobel laureate.

Hospitals and medical centers in Arlington:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARLINGTON (120 CARE CENTER ROAD PO BOX 280)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Arlington:

  • KINGSBURY MEMORIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE PRESTON, SD)
  • KINGSBURY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAKE PRESTON, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LAKE NORDEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAKE NORDEN, SD)

Airports located in Arlington:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arlington:

  • South Dakota State University (about 18 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 58 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 69 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 84 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Northern State University (about 101 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of South Dakota (about 110 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Ridgewater College (about 115 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high school in Arlington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Arlington:

See full list of schools located in Arlington

Library in Arlington:

  • ARLINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Location: 306 S. MAIN STREET)

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

Hotels: Super 8 Arlington SD (704 S Highway 81), Ratski's Restaurant & Motel (19570 USHighway 81), Pheasant Motel (410 East Ash Street).

Kingsbury 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 2012 was 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arlington and their reported violations in the past:

KINGBROOK II RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,898, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008)
SINAI (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In MAY-17-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2010)

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

  • KINGBROOK I RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3,958, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • KINGBROOK III RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,738, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ARLINGTON (Population served: 915, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • SPRING LAKE COLONY (Population served: 115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 71.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in nursing homes in 2000

Arlington compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Arlington (2011 data):

  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Arlington Branch at 114 S. Main, branch established on 1999/03/01. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, headquarters in Mitchell, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation
  • Citizens State Bank, of Arlington: Citizens State Bank, Of Arlington at 128 Main St, branch established on 1901/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.6 mil, Deposits: $85.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Arlington, South Dakota:

  • Arlington Super 8 Motel, 704 Hwy 81 S, Arlington, SD 57212 , Phone: (605) 983-4609
  • Super 8 Motel, PO Box 230, Arlington, SD 57212 , Phone: (605) 983-4609
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Arlington, South Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arlington city (based on Kingsbury County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,48517
Catholic8573
Evangelical Protestant40310
Other1-
None402-
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
Kingsbury County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Kingsbury County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kingsbury County:

26.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,141$37,6921$1,876
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$351
Streets and Highways 1$2,721$32,6520$0
Sewerage 1$2,721$32,6520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$212
Water Supply 1$3,731$44,7720$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$854
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$72
Totals for Government 4$12,314$36,94213$3,365

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($29.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $442,000 ($494.41)
    Water Utilities: $151,000 ($168.90)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($156.60)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($74.94)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($64.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($51.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($51.45)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($45.86)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($31.32)
    Health Services - Other: $23,000 ($25.73)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($15.66)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($8.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($35.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $27,000 ($30.20)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($7.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $265,000 ($296.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($59.28)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($55.93)
    All Other: $31,000 ($34.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($55.93)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($30.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $660,000 ($738.26)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($195.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($7.83)
  • Tax - Property: $112,000 ($125.28)
    Total General Sales: $98,000 ($109.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $85,000 ($95.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($6.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $540,000 ($604.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $503,000 ($562.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $37,000 ($41.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $643,000 ($719.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $127,000 ($142.06)

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Brookings County, SD  1.10% ($20,609 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.77% ($29,938)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Brookings County, SD  0.96% ($36,250 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.82% ($35,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arlington:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arlington:

  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K285EX (105.5 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Arlington:

  • K38CQ (Channel 38; HURON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K35GR (Channel 35; BADGER, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Arlington fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 2000 10:00 AM, Us-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1978 06:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Cy Hall Hwy 14 (Lat: 44.362472 Lon: -97.137833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPOY538
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/02/2014, Certifier: G A Redman
    Registrant: Omni Pro Software, Rt 2 Box 10, Madison, SD 57042
  • 1/8 Mi E Of Hwy 81 1/2 Mi Se (Lat: 44.356917 Lon: -97.134500), Call Sign: KNBS638
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/1996, Expiration Date: 10/20/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2002
    Registrant: A Ox Welding Supply Inc, 4006 North Cliff Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, Phone: (605) 336-1125
  • .4 Mi S .2 Mi E Of (Lat: 44.355250 Lon: -97.123944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70 m, Overall height: 76 m, Call Sign: WXD397
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2002, Expiration Date: 12/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2011, Certifier: Lonna Warbutton
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Ia-C7.18, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SD002R, 1 M. North 6 M. East (Arlington #89091) (Lat: 44.383222 Lon: -97.010500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.9 m, Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WQPY790
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Marguerite Elias
    Registrant: Gogo LLC, 1250 North Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca, IL 60143, Phone: (630) 647-1439, Email:
  • SD002D, 45422 209th Street (Sd 14548-A) (Lat: 44.355306 Lon: -97.123833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WQPY791
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Marguerite Elias
    Registrant: Gogo LLC, 1250 North Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca, IL 60143, Phone: (630) 647-1439, Email:
  • ARLINGTON, 6.2 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 44.383000 Lon: -97.010611), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: KBI47
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz... (+20 more)
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2012
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • ARLINGTON SUB, 9 Mi N & 6 Mi E Of (Lat: 44.499667 Lon: -97.017278), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WHI958
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 03/25/2018
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative, 211 South Harth Avenue, Madison, SD 57042-0227, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:
  • STATION, .2 Mi E (Lat: 44.355222 Lon: -97.123944), Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WIA855
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.550 MHz, 957.000 MHz, 1985.00 MHz, 1975.00 MHz, 2189.60 MHz, 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 01/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (605) 256-8020

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0SKG, Licensee ID: L00232419
    Grant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Certifier: James A Odle
    Registrant: James A Odle, 19747 Us Hwy 81, Arlington, SD 57212-5503
  • Call Sign: KF4RRD, Licensee ID: L01252105
    Grant Date: 03/03/2007, Expiration Date: 05/14/2017
    Registrant: Mike N Glavaris Jr, 144 S. Point Drive, Arlington, SD 57212
  • Call Sign: W0COE
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: Everett C Dill, 113 Park Dr, Arlington, SD 57212
  • Call Sign: W0LJB
    Grant Date: 10/12/1993, Expiration Date: 10/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2005
    Registrant: Wilbert W Simmons, 112 First St So, Arlington, SD 57212
  • Call Sign: KC0HWQ, Licensee ID: L00234034
    Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/29/2020, Certifier: Ian P Odle
    Registrant: Ian P Odle, 19747 Us Hwy 81, Arlington, SD 57212-5503
  • Call Sign: KC0TWM, Licensee ID: L00979685
    Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Certifier: Paula C Fonder
    Registrant: Paula C Fonder, 20076 450th Ave, Arlington, SD 57212

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4773T , Serial Number: R18201761, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L Peterson, 19594 Hwy 81, Arlington, SD 57212, Other Owners: Linda L Peterson
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435A/0-435C (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 529A , Serial Number: 2082, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Henriksen, Rr, Arlington, SD 57212
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8310H , Serial Number: 32-8306009, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): W Brown Farm Ltd, 45622 207th St, Arlington, SD 57212
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8485D , Serial Number: 18-6203, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L Peterson, 19594 Hwy 81, Arlington, SD 57212, Other Owners: Linda L Peterson
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9064L , Serial Number: 247-70, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1970
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Westin Brown, 45716 208th St, Arlington, SD 57212, Other Owners: Amanda Brown

Most common first names in Arlington, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2380.0 years
Anna2084.3 years
Carl1480.6 years
Charles1377.8 years
George1281.4 years
Mary1177.6 years
William1074.2 years
Arthur1077.6 years
Esther984.9 years
Helen980.0 years
Most common last names in Arlington, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2884.2 years
Jensen2278.7 years
Dahl1982.5 years
Nelson1477.4 years
Christensen1385.1 years
Olson1379.1 years
Larson1380.3 years
Anderson1379.0 years
Kjellsen1173.7 years
Moe1080.5 years

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