Artesian, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 80  (58.6%)
Females: 57  (41.4%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57314

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,270 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Artesian:

$58,270
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,436 (it was $15,392 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $38,340 (it was $22,300 in 2000)
Artesian:

$38,340
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,265; Detached houses: $52,809; Mobile homes: $24,855

Median gross rent in 2016: $496.

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  • Races in Artesian, SD (2010)

    Artesian races chart
    • 12187.7%White alone
    • 85.8%Two or more races
    • 85.8%Hispanic
    • 10.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Artesian: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.0%), Irish (8.0%), Norwegian (6.0%), Welsh (6.0%), American (4.0%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/13/1914

Elevation: 1317 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (very low).

Artesian, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Artesian:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Artesian town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

24 residents are foreign born (11.4% Latin America).

This town:

11.4%
South Dakota:

3.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Artesian, South Dakota as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Artesian to the number of sex offenders is 210 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $942 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $650 (1.9%)

Artesian satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (67.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (213.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fedora, SD (2.6 miles) , Forestburg, SD (3.0 miles) , Roswell, SD (3.4 miles) , Letcher, SD (3.6 miles) , Carthage, SD (3.9 miles) , Vilas, SD (4.0 miles) , Loomis, SD (4.2 miles) , Woonsocket, SD (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 97.92 W

Area code: 605

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

2.4%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-27.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Average climate in Artesian, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Artesian-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Artesian town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 tornado 21.6 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Artesian-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 66% 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 75.1 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 630.9 miles away from Artesian center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 147.4 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 98.7 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 31.1 miles away from Artesian center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.3 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 Sanborn County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Artesian topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Artesian:

  • South Dakota State University (about 61 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 65 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 99 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northern State University (about 104 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 112 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 130 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Wayne State College (about 131 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public elementary/middle school in Artesian:

  • UPLAND COLONY ELEMENATRY - 05 (Location: 24221 412TH AVE, Grades: KG-8)

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Notable location: Artesian Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Artesian include: Artesian Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), Artesian Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sanborn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.7%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.5%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Artesian (2011 data):

  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Artesian Branch at Highway 34, branch established on 1977/12/15. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Artesian town (based on Sanborn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,1892
Mainline Protestant2232
Evangelical Protestant1384
Other--
None805-
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: 1
Sanborn County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Sanborn County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

12.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanborn County:

29.2%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.1%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Artesian:

28.3
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Artesian:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

48.0%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.5%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Artesian, SD Residents
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 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$120
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 5$970

7.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
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 Davison County, SD  1.34% ($49,538 average AGI)


8.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
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 Davison County, SD  3.06% ($41,233 average AGI)
to Beadle County, SD  1.02% ($46,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Artesian:

  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KORN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KIJV (1340 AM; 1 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Artesian:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KQRN (107.3 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KZKK (105.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • K258AG (99.5 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • K220HB (91.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Artesian:

  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Artesian)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ARTESIAN, 300 South 5th Street (Lat: 44.003556 Lon: -97.918139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQTA534
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/18/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2015, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • Eastern South Dakota, Lat: 43.942778 Lon: -97.942778, Call Sign: KB96735
    Assigned Frequencies: 2025.50 MHz, 2450.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Media General, Inc., One West Exchange Street, Suite 5a, Providence, RI 02903, Phone: (804) 887-5049, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0BER, Grant Date: 09/22/1987, Expiration Date: 09/22/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/23/1999, Registrant: Paul L Light, Rt 2 Box 122, Artesian, SD 57314
  • Call Sign: N0XDO, Grant Date: 06/01/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005, Registrant: Dennis R Ross, Rr 2 Box 171a, Artesian, SD 57314
  • Call Sign: KE0EBT, Licensee ID: L01547132, Grant Date: 04/22/2015, Expiration Date: 04/22/2025, Certifier: Leon J Luca, Registrant: Leon J Luce, 24097 416th Ave, Artesian, SD 57314

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1531R , Serial Number: AA5B-0031, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Duane Morgan, 24120 416th Ave, Artesian, SD 57314
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 33222 , Serial Number: 5898
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Trusty, 100 N 3rd St, Artesian, SD 57314
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3906H , Serial Number: 4607, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Duane L Morgan, 24120 416th Ave, Artesian, SD 57314
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96556 , Serial Number: 8856, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Morgan, 23496 415th Ave, Artesian, SD 57314

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

UPLAND COLONY (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2008)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Artesian compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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