For population 25 years and over in Bancroft:
For population 15 years and over in Bancroft town:
0 residents are foreign born
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (83.1 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (222.7 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Iroquois, SD (3.1 miles ), Willow Lake, SD (3.3 miles ), De Smet, SD (3.5 miles ), Yale, SD (3.5 miles) , Erwin, SD (3.9 miles) , Bryant, SD (4.0 miles ), Cavour, SD (4.0 miles) , Vienna, SD (4.4 miles) .
Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 97.75 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 605
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+23.3%).
Average climate in Bancroft, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bancroft-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Bancroft town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 6/24/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the town center caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bancroft-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 92% 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 84.2 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 59.9 miles away from Bancroft center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.7 miles away from Bancroft center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.3 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: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bancroft:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bancroft:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bancroft compared to South Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bancroft (based on Kingsbury County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,738 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,746 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bancroft:
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TV broadcast stations around Bancroft:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.