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Population in 2010: 2,892. Population change since 2000: +18.9%
Males: 1,356  (46.9%)
Females: 1,536  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57702, 57718.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,199 (it was $44,414 in 2000)
Blackhawk:

$58,199
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,756

Blackhawk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,717 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Blackhawk:

$149,717
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,587; Detached houses: $163,223; Mobile homes: $44,148

Median gross rent in 2012: $695.

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  • White alone - 2,626 (90.8%)
  • Two or more races - 87 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 84 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 65 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackhawk: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.5%), Norwegian (8.9%), English (7.3%), Irish (7.0%), Dutch (4.2%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3493 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,332 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blackhawk:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackhawk CDP:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

31 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.2%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,019 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,658 (1.5%)

Blackhawk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (6.7 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (317.7 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (805.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Summerset, SD (1.9 miles ), Rapid City, SD (2.6 miles ), Piedmont, SD (2.6 miles ), Johnson Siding, SD (2.8 miles ), Ashland Heights, SD (3.0 miles ), Colonial Pine Hills, SD (3.2 miles ), Rapid Valley, SD (3.2 miles ), Box Elder, SD (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.15 N, Longitude: 103.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Blackhawk-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Blackhawk place center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackhawk-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from Blackhawk center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2007 at 10:35:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/2/1990 at 04:15:27, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Blackhawk center
On 5/3/1996 at 07:47:51, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Meade County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Blackhawk:

  • FOUNTAIN SPRINGS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BLACK HILLS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT RAPID CITY - SIOUX SAN (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackhawk:

  • Black Hills State University (about 37 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,551)
  • Casper College (about 177 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Mary (about 218 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 221 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 224 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of Wyoming (about 229 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Colorado State University (about 264 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)

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

Cemetery: Blackhawk Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Meade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.88
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blackhawk, SD


3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Blackhawk compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blackhawk travel time to work - commute


Blackhawk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blackhawk CDP (based on Meade County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.65%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents47.9%12.1%8.2%4.0%4.0%
Congregations17.5%5.0%7.5%5.0%7.5%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents3.6%3.5%3.4%2.3%11.1%
Congregations2.5%7.5%2.5%5.0%40.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Meade County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Meade County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

25.6%
South Dakota:

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

11.2%
State:

14.9%

14.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.16%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

0.91% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,866 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.91%
South Dakota average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pennington County, SD  5.14% ($34,546 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.81% ($27,277)
from Butte County, SD  0.39% ($24,125)


15.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.32%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

1.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,351 average AGI)
Meade County:

1.20%
South Dakota average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pennington County, SD  5.24% ($30,479 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.78% ($21,062)
to Butte County, SD  0.32% ($41,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackhawk:

  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackhawk:

  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • K215DV (90.9 FM; BOX ELDER, SD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K289AI (105.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blackhawk:

  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHSD-TV (Channel 11; LEAD, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIVV-TV (Channel 5; LEAD, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KKRA-LP (Channel 24; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K15AC (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT TV OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $824,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,004
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,073


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLACKHAWK, Lat: 44.158806 Lon: -103.327000, Call Sign: WPXW240, Licensee ID: L00693153
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 06/19/2013, Certifier: Robert W Powles
    Registrant: Wonderland Homes Water & Service

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0VBM, Licensee ID: L01057327
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 08/30/2015, Certifier: Keith A Swett
    Registrant: Keith A Swett, 6404 Mountain Meadow Road, Blackhawk, SD 57718


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