Big Stone City, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 460 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.0%
Males: 242  (52.6%)
Females: 218  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57216.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,803 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Big Stone City:

$51,803
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,775 (it was $19,297 in 2000)

Big Stone City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,553 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Big Stone City:

$85,553
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $99,384; Detached houses: $116,689; Mobile homes: $22,546

Median gross rent in 2016: $702.

  • Races in Big Stone City, SD (2010)

    Big Stone City races chart
    • 45697.6%White alone
    • 61.3%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Big Stone City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Big Stone City: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.3%), American (11.6%), Norwegian (9.7%), English (7.7%), Pennsylvania German (3.9%), Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/13/1885

Elevation: 977 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile   (very low).

Big Stone City, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Big Stone City:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Stone City city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Big Stone City, South Dakota as of November 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Big Stone City to the number of sex offenders is 585 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $861 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,017 (1.3%)

Big Stone City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (110.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (157.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (500.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ortonville, MN (1.1 miles ), Odessa, MN (2.6 miles) , Milbank, SD (3.1 miles ), Clinton, MN (3.4 miles ), Bellingham, MN (3.7 miles ), Corona, SD (3.9 miles) , Correll, MN (3.9 miles) , Nassau, MN (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.29 N, Longitude: 96.46 W

Area code: 605

Big Stone City household income distribution Big Stone City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-8.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Big Stone City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Big Stone City, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Big Stone City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Big Stone City city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Stone City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 27.5 miles away from Big Stone City center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 162.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.3 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 695.9 miles away from Big Stone City center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.5 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 Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Big Stone City topographic map

Main business address for: NORTHERN GROWERS LLC (INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Stone City:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - ORTONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ORTONVILLE, MN)
  • ORTONVILLE AREA HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ORTONVILLE, MN)
  • ORTONVILLE MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORTONVILLE, MN)
  • MONARCH HEIGHTS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ORTONVILLE, MN)
  • NORTHRIDGE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ORTONVILLE, MN)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MILBANK, SD)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPITAL/AVERA HEALTH - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MILBANK, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Stone City:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 67 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 68 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 69 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Ridgewater College (about 69 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Dakota State University (about 70 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 71 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public elementary/middle schools in Big Stone City:

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Notable locations in Big Stone City: Chautauqua Park (A), Big Stone City Fire Department (B), Grant County Mini-Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Big Stone Motel (650 Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.5%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
12 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Big Stone City (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Big Stone City Branch at 459 Main Street, branch established on 2004/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $38.7 mil, Deposits: $33.7 mil, headquarters in Wilmot, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
South Dakota average:

10.5

Big Stone City travel time to work - commute Big Stone City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Big Stone City city (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8243
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Evangelical Protestant2,39110
None--
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: 2
Grant County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Grant County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.2%
South Dakota:

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

14.6%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,315$27,7807$1,171
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$177
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,165$49,9800$0
Water Supply 1$6,140$73,6800$0
Electric Power 1$5,615$67,3800$0
Other and Unallocable 7$14,331$24,5670$0
Totals for Government 11$32,566$35,5278$1,348

Big Stone City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $51,000 ($110.87)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($17.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $487,000 ($1058.70)
    Liquor Stores: $434,000 ($943.48)
    Water Utilities: $147,000 ($319.57)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($210.87)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($123.91)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($73.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($52.17)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($50.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($45.65)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($43.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($28.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($6.52)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($89.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($58.70)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($52.17)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($52.17)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($13.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $228,000 ($495.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($60.87)

Big Stone City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($221.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($60.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($10.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($4.35)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $46,000 ($100.00)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($26.09)
    Rents: $4,000 ($8.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($6.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $643,000 ($1397.83)
    Liquor Stores: $554,000 ($1204.35)
    Water Utilities: $240,000 ($521.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($52.17)
    All Other: $7,000 ($15.22)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($8.70)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $78,000 ($169.57)
    Property: $71,000 ($154.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($4.35)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($2.17)

Big Stone City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,271,000 ($2763.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,217,000 ($2645.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,000 ($186.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($69.57)

Big Stone City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000 ($1932.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,000 ($108.70)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Big Stone County, MN  0.49% ($41,200 average AGI)
from Roberts County, SD  0.49% ($17,600)
from Codington County, SD  0.43% ($25,692)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Codington County, SD  1.16% ($28,917 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.64% ($28,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Stone City:

  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Stone City:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Big Stone City:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K49ED (Channel 49; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K15DC (Channel 15; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K19CW (Channel 19; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K25EI (Channel 25; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K31BT (Channel 31; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K17CS (Channel 17; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K23DF (Channel 23; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K29CC (Channel 29; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K33CR (Channel 33; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K52AH (Channel 52; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K54AK (Channel 54; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K56BZ (Channel 56; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K58EO (Channel 58; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K60AB (Channel 60; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $1,859,000Total costs
  • 7,500Total average daily traffic
  • 536Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,968Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA0ASC, Licensee ID: L01034247, Grant Date: 03/22/2016, Expiration Date: 03/22/2026, Registrant: Steven L Rabe, 101 High St, Big Stone City, SD 57216
  • Call Sign: KA0CPN, Licensee ID: L00997608, Grant Date: 01/24/2015, Expiration Date: 03/31/2025, Registrant: Carol A Rabe, 101 High St, Big Stone City, SD 57216-2004
  • Call Sign: KC0CYN, Licensee ID: L01470783, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/03/2019, Registrant: Gregory G Hooser, 302 High St, Big Stone City, SD 57216
  • Call Sign: KC0DPD, Licensee ID: L01398094, Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/22/2018, Certifier: Teresa M Goergen, Registrant: Teresa M Goergen, 105 High St, Big Stone City, SD 57216
  • Call Sign: KE0RK, Licensee ID: L00255006, Grant Date: 04/24/2002, Expiration Date: 07/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2014, Registrant: Ronald C Heffron, 48445 Us Hwy 12, Big Stone City, SD 57216
  • Call Sign: N0BDV, Grant Date: 02/08/1996, Expiration Date: 02/08/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2008, Registrant: Ivan T Thomson, Box 245 803 Mitchell Ave, Big Stone City, SD 57216
  • Call Sign: W0WLB, Grant Date: 08/30/1994, Expiration Date: 08/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2006, Registrant: Donald V Mc Farland, 610 3rd Ave, Big Stone City, SD 57216

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Stone City and their reported violations in the past:

BIG STONE CITY (Population served: 467, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Most common first names in Big Stone City, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1574.0 years
William1177.4 years
George775.8 years
Mary674.2 years
Carl679.5 years
Anna676.5 years
Elizabeth577.8 years
Alma579.4 years
Donald573.0 years
Robert568.4 years
Most common last names in Big Stone City, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mielitz776.9 years
Schmidt585.6 years
Loeschke494.3 years
Korstjens479.2 years
Brandt477.8 years
Trojahn485.0 years
Degreef378.3 years
Hublou384.7 years
Linn381.7 years
Benkofske380.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Big Stone City compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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