Ashland Heights, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 754. Population change since 2000: -9.9%
Males: 533  (70.8%)
Females: 221  (29.2%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57701, 57719.

Ashland Heights Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,475 (it was $29,148 in 2000)
Ashland Heights:

$30,475
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,526 (it was $13,564 in 2000)

Ashland Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $14,009 (it was $27,100 in 2000)
Ashland Heights:

$14,009
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $50,592; Detached houses: $81,141; Mobile homes: $27,043
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  • Races in Ashland Heights, SD (2010)

    Ashland Heights races chart
    • 63984.7%White alone
    • 456.0%American Indian alone
    • 344.5%Two or more races
    • 222.9%Hispanic
    • 121.6%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ashland Heights: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Scotch-Irish (12.5%), Norwegian (4.5%), English (4.2%), Irish (2.5%), Danish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 257 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashland Heights,SD real estate house value index trend

Ashland Heights, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland Heights:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 26.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.5%
South Dakota:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,383 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $224 (2.1%)

Ashland Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (5.9 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (309.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (796.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Box Elder, SD (1.6 miles ), Ellsworth AFB, SD (1.8 miles ), Rapid Valley, SD (2.1 miles ), Rapid City, SD (2.4 miles ), Green Valley, SD (2.5 miles ), Blackhawk, SD (3.0 miles ), Summerset, SD (3.4 miles ), Colonial Pine Hills, SD (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 103.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Ashland Heights household income distribution Ashland Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (45%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Ashland Heights, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashland Heights-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Ashland Heights place center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 34.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 19% 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 373.2 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 171.5 miles away from Ashland Heights center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 529.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Ashland Heights center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 377.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pennington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashland Heights:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BLACK HILLS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BELLA VISTA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • FOUNTAIN SPRINGS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • STATE HOME CARE SERVICES-SUBUNIT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • WESTHILLS VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • SAME DAY SURGERY CENTER LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland Heights:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 6 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 45 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Chadron State College (about 91 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Casper College (about 184 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 194 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • University of Mary (about 214 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 218 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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Pennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.245. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.245
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Ashland Heights compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
South Dakota average:

10.0

Ashland Heights travel time to work - commute Ashland Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashland Heights CDP (based on Pennington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,33867
Mainline Protestant14,19628
Catholic7,07210
Other3,76012
Black Protestant1861
Orthodox601
None59,336-
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: 16
Pennington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pennington County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Pennington County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pennington County:

24.5%
South Dakota:

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

14.3%
State:

14.9%

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,514 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.26%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Meade County, SD  1.20% ($30,702 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.26% ($27,196)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.26% ($26,075)


9.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.22%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Meade County, SD  2.32% ($46,671 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.30% ($23,298)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($27,252)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland Heights:

  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland Heights:

  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • K215DV (90.9 FM; BOX ELDER, SD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K289AI (105.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland Heights:

  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15AC (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT TV OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $844,000Total costs
  • 71,004Total average daily traffic
  • 9,961Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$155,2334$99,87815$120,3992$21,9451$171,8803$55,563
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$202,1800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,6801$69,7004$92,5351$30,9900$01$42,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$141,2370$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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