For population 25 years and over in Beresford:
For population 15 years and over in Beresford city:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,410 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (31.6 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (131.8 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Alcester, SD (2.9 miles ), Centerville, SD (3.1 miles ), Hawarden, IA (4.0 miles ), Davis, SD (4.1 miles) , Hudson, SD (4.1 miles ), Viborg, SD (4.1 miles ), Worthing, SD (4.1 miles ), Chatsworth, IA (4.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 96.78 W
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Beresford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+8.5%).
Work and jobs in Beresford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Beresford, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Beresford-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Beresford city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Beresford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from Beresford center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Dahlin - Surgeon, Ernest Lundeen - (1878-1940), Senator from Minnesota, Robert Casey (journalist) - Journalist.
Airports located in Beresford:
Local government website: www.bmtc.net
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beresford:
Public high schools in Beresford:
See full list of schools located in Beresford, School District: BERESFORD 61-2
Public elementary/middle schools in Beresford:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.4%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
Beresford compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Beresford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Beresford (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Beresford government finances in 2006(per resident):
11.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($74,478 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:
9.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,237 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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 20,733
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,571
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beresford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Beresford, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Beresford)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2013.