Batesland, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 113 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.4%
Males: 64  (56.8%)
Females: 49  (43.2%)
Median resident age:  27.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57716

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,333 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Batesland:

$50,333
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,499 (it was $13,735 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $19,827 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Batesland:

$19,827
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $33,454; Detached houses: $34,124; Mobile homes: $33,929
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  • Races in Batesland, SD (2010)

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    • 10193.5%American Indian alone
    • 43.7%Hispanic
    • 32.8%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Batesland: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3412 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,460 people per square mile   (low).

Batesland, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Batesland:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Batesland town:

  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $370 (1.9%)

Batesland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (86.5 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (270.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (740.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wounded Knee, SD (3.7 miles ), Allen, SD (3.7 miles ), Porcupine, SD (3.9 miles ), Martin, SD (4.3 miles ), Manderson-White Horse Creek, SD (4.5 miles ), Kyle, SD (4.6 miles ), Gordon, NE (4.8 miles ), Pine Ridge, SD (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.13 N, Longitude: 102.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

11.8%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-29.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (60%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Average climate in Batesland, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Batesland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Batesland town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1956, a category F3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Batesland-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 29% 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 437.9 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 183.2 miles away from Batesland center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 205.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 589.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from Batesland center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shannon County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Batesland topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Batesland:

  • Chadron State College (about 51 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 86 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 130 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 197 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 215 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 218 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 218 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)

Public high school in Batesland:

  • SHANNON COUNTY VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL - 08 (Location: 206 SCHOOL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Batesland:

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

Shannon 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: 41.0%
(42.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.7 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Batesland town (based on Shannon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9185
Mainline Protestant1,1469
Evangelical Protestant76211
Other187-
None9,573-
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
Shannon County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Shannon County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Shannon County:

39.9%
South Dakota:

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

20.1%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.5%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Batesland:

47.1%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Batesland:

21.1%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Batesland:

17.2%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.9%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.0%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.6%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Batesland, 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$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$309
Sewerage 0$0 1$271
Water Supply 0$0 1$271
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,251

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,000 ($132.74)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($53.10)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($35.40)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($88.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($123.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($17.70)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($17.70)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($132.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $61,000 ($539.82)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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  1.59% ($16,860 average AGI)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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  1.80% ($16,214 average AGI)
to Sheridan County, NE  0.51% ($34,688)
to Bennett County, SD  0.32% ($20,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Batesland:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Batesland:

  • KILI (90.1 FM; PORCUPINE, SD; Owner: LAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZSD-FM (102.5 FM; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SD PUBLIC B/G TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRNE-FM (91.5 FM; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSDZ (95.5 FM; GORDON, NE; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Batesland:

  • KRNE-TV (Channel 12; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KZSD-TV (Channel 8; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Batesland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Hall (Lat: 43.126667 Lon: -102.121833), Call Sign: KNFQ949, Licensee ID: L00499595
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 04/13/2002, Expiration Date: 06/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012Registrant: Batesland Volunteer Fire Dept, Batesland, SD 57716, Phone: (605) 288-1891
  • On Co Rd 4 Mi N 1 Mi E 1/4 Mi S Of (Lat: 43.194444 Lon: -102.085167), Call Sign: KNHQ707
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 11/05/2003, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2014Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Bennett Cty Co Op Bldg Hwy 18 (Lat: 43.131944 Lon: -102.107361), Call Sign: KNIP502, Licensee ID: L00088020
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/1999, Expiration Date: 04/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004Registrant: Bennett County Cooperative Association, Box P, Martin, SD 57551, Phone: (605) 685-6711

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BATESLAND, Lonetree Road (Lat: 43.074944 Lon: -102.189250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQQW484
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PORCUPINE BUTTE, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 3, Township 38 N, Range 42 W (Lat: 43.289583 Lon: -102.271250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 147.2 m, Call Sign: WQRZ229
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2013, Expiration Date: 08/16/2023, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0AFR, Grant Date: 03/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/24/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2009, Registrant: Eric A Harris, Hc 64 Box 53 A, Batesland, SD 57716

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Batesland 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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