Beresford, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 2,026 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 1,012  (50.0%)
Females: 1,014  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57004.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,531 (it was $35,331 in 2000)
Beresford:

$68,531
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,722 (it was $17,903 in 2000)

Beresford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $148,465 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Beresford:

$148,465
SD:

$185,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beresford: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.2%
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  • Races in Beresford, SD (2019)
    • 2,08690.1%White alone
    • 1365.9%Hispanic
    • 572.5%American Indian alone
    • 130.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Beresford, South Dakota as of October 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beresford is 591 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Beresford by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.8)
1
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(96.5)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.6)
3
(152.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(241.3)
2
(97.6)
3
(147.2)
2
(98.6)
1
(50.8)
2
(102.9)
4
(201.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(627.4)
8
(390.4)
22
(1,079)
16
(788.6)
12
(609.4)
22
(1,132)
8
(402.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(96.5)
3
(146.4)
4
(196.3)
3
(147.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(102.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index69.097.669.270.099.0117.330.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Beresford, SD

Crime rate in Beresford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
South Dakota average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (18.4%), American (6.9%), Irish (6.4%), Danish (5.6%), Scandinavian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/12/1884

Elevation: 1498 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,141 people per square mile   (low).

Beresford, South Dakota map

37 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,887 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,496 (1.2%)

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)

Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 96.78 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Beresford, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Beresford, SD in 2019
Beresford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $267,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $348,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2018: 13 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $263,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Beresford, SD residents
Average permit cost in Beresford, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in Beresford, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Paper (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Beresford, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Beresford, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Beresford, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.659. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.659
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Beresford-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 96% 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 above South Dakota state average. It is 208% greater 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 153.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from Beresford center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 182.7 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 699.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 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 Union County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beresford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Beresford:

  • BETHESDA OF BERESFORD (606 W CEDAR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Beresford:

  • MORNINGSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALCESTER, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CENTERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, SD)
  • HASS HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)

Airports located in Beresford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beresford:

  • University of South Dakota (about 22 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 34 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 47 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 60 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 79 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Buena Vista University (about 86 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • South Dakota State University (about 86 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Beresford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Beresford:

See full list of schools located in Beresford

Library in Beresford:

  • BERESFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,803; Location: 115 SOUTH THIRD STREET; 24,117 books; 736 audio materials; 1,687 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Beresford: Beresford Fire Department (A), Beresford City Hall (B), Beresford Public Library (C), Beresford Community Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Crase Coin Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 47338 296th Street).

Hotels: Crossroads Motel (1409 West Cedar Street), Super 8 Beresford Sd (1410 West Cedar), Super 8 Motel (1410 West Cedar Street).

Birthplace of: David Dahlin - Surgeon, Ernest Lundeen - (1878-1940), Senator from Minnesota, Robert Casey (journalist) - Journalist.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SOUTH LINCOLN RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,253, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
SOUTH LINCOLN RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,253, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
SOUTH LINCOLN RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,253, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beresford that have no violations reported:

  • BERESFORD (Population served: 2,005, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Beresford (2011 data):

  • BANK 360: Bank 360 at 101 South Third Street, branch established on 1955/07/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $39.9 mil, Deposits: $36.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Beresford Branch at 1208 West Cedar Street, branch established on 1989/10/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Savings Bank: at 201 North Third Street, branch established on 1989/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Beresford:

Marital status in Beresford, SD
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Beresford:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Beresford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beresford, SD (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4744
Mainline Protestant3,65812
Evangelical Protestant1,09516
Other1-
None5,171-
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: 3
Here:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

29.2%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Union County:

16.8%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Beresford:

28.7
South Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.8%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beresford:

11.9%
South Dakota:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beresford:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Beresford:

32.7%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
Beresford:

51.8%
South Dakota:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
South Dakota:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beresford, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 7$39,492$67,7016$4,628
Electric Power 4$27,468$82,4040$0
Financial Administration 4$20,298$60,8941$199
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,374$55,1222$589
Parks and Recreation 3$12,385$49,5409$2,396
Streets and Highways 2$10,817$64,9020$0
Water Supply 1$4,072$48,8640$0
Local Libraries 1$3,995$47,9407$6,387
Sewerage 1$5,469$65,6280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$255
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,123
Totals for Government 27$142,370$63,27632$15,577

Beresford government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000 ($539.49)
    General - Other: $280,000 ($138.20)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $434,000 ($214.22)
    Police Protection: $396,000 ($195.46)
    General - Other: $308,000 ($152.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000 ($125.37)
    Libraries: $214,000 ($105.63)
    Central Staff Services: $182,000 ($89.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $170,000 ($83.91)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($72.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($23.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($11.85)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($16.29)

Beresford government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($5.43)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.47)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($7.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000 ($47.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $59,000 ($29.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($10.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($6.42)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($3.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $178,000 ($87.86)
    Highways: $26,000 ($12.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,020,000 ($503.46)
    Property: $652,000 ($321.82)
    Other License: $55,000 ($27.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $42,000 ($20.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($6.42)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.49)

Beresford government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $820,000 ($404.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $820,000 ($404.74)

9.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($81,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Woodbury County, IA  2.89% ($76,862 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.78% ($79,612)
from Lincoln County, SD  0.54% ($51,441)
Businesses in Beresford, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Slumberland1
Burger King1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Beresford:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beresford:

  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Beresford:

  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K21EN (Channel 21; YANKTON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Beresford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Beresford fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2002 09:09 PM, I-29, Lat: 43.078411, Lon: -96.795901, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.9mTotal length
  • $2,048,000Total costs
  • 88,128Total average daily traffic
  • 18,839Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,766Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Beresford, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Beresford, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beresford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Beresford, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

36 (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:

5
  • Call Sign: AA0GP, Previous Call Sign: KD2NR, Licensee ID: L00400438, Grant Date: 10/05/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Certifier: Thomas R Hone, Registrant: Thomas R Hone, 47065 308th St, Beresford, SD 57004
  • Call Sign: KC2AKU, Licensee ID: L01184209, Grant Date: 11/02/2016, Expiration Date: 12/22/2026, Registrant: Christopher F Halm, 205 North 8th St, Beresford, SD 57004
  • Call Sign: KC0RPB, Licensee ID: L00810682, Grant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2020, Certifier: Tony W Akland, Registrant: Tony W Akland, 311 S 1st, Beresford, SD 57004
  • Call Sign: KE0OKZ, Licensee ID: L02129385, Grant Date: 09/13/2017, Expiration Date: 09/13/2027, Certifier: Douglas E Corwin, Registrant: Douglas E Corwin, 512 North 3rd Street, Beresford, SD 57004
  • Call Sign: K0TNY, Previous Call Sign: KC0RPB, Licensee ID: L00810682, Grant Date: 09/18/2020, Expiration Date: 09/18/2030, Certifier: Tony W Akland, Registrant: Tony W Akland, 311 S 1st, Beresford, SD 57004


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Beresford)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 36 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Beresford, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (33.6%), and Other (23.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beresford, SD
    • 5033.6%Outside Fires
    • 3523.5%Other
    • 3221.5%Structure Fires
    • 3221.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beresford, SD
Most common first names in Beresford, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4679.6 years
Mary2383.4 years
Anna2287.0 years
Donald1968.6 years
George1776.8 years
William1576.5 years
James1574.1 years
Mildred1583.6 years
Albert1486.9 years
Ruth1481.4 years
Most common last names in Beresford, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6779.1 years
Peterson3582.3 years
Anderson3085.8 years
Larson2785.2 years
Nelson2383.6 years
Jensen2378.9 years
Erickson2184.6 years
Carlson1979.6 years
Hansen1783.1 years
Christensen1774.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beresford, SD
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beresford, SD
  • 58.9%Electricity
  • 37.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Beresford compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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