Brandon, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 9,957 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +74.9%
Males: 4,791  (48.1%)
Females: 5,166  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57005, 57068.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,835 (it was $58,421 in 2000)
Brandon:

$83,835
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,297 (it was $19,869 in 2000)

Brandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,680 (it was $114,100 in 2000)
Brandon:

$221,680
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $236,613; detached houses: $235,790; townhouses or other attached units: $147,872; mobile homes: $132,195

Median gross rent in 2017: $880.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brandon: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
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  • Races in Brandon, SD (2017)
    • 9,58597.0%White alone
    • 710.7%Two or more races
    • 590.6%Asian alone
    • 630.6%Hispanic
    • 350.4%Black alone
    • 60.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Brandon, South Dakota as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brandon is 984 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Brandon by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(49.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(83.0)
2
(25.1)
2
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.5)
1
(11.1)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(59.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(124.5)
10
(125.7)
2
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.2)
5
(53.2)
2
(20.7)
2
(20.0)
4
(39.8)
2
(19.8)
5
(49.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(553.2)
49
(615.9)
49
(658.2)
22
(239.3)
51
(612.2)
30
(337.4)
29
(321.9)
37
(393.9)
22
(227.3)
23
(230.2)
33
(328.6)
24
(237.9)
46
(455.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.7)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)47.438.533.69.649.218.017.521.613.410.616.710.975.5

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City-data.com crime index in Brandon, SD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (33.5%), Norwegian (16.0%), American (13.3%), Dutch (8.4%), Irish (2.2%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1357 feet

Land area: 3.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,625 people per square mile   (average).

Brandon, South Dakota map

137 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,242 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,025 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (8.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (163.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pine Lakes Addition, SD (2.0 miles ),
Anderson, SD (2.3 miles ),
Valley Springs, SD (2.4 miles ),
Meadow View Addition, SD (2.6 miles ),
Renner Corner, SD (2.7 miles ),
Sioux Falls, SD (2.9 miles ),
Shindler, SD (3.0 miles ),
Garretson, SD (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.59 N, Longitude: 96.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,607 (-26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,042 (19.5%)

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Brandon, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brandon, SD in 2017
Brandon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 98 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 107 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2002: 92 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2003: 115 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2004: 143 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2005: 131 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2015: 48 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2017: 65 buildings, average cost: $136,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Brandon, SD residents
Average permit cost in Brandon, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,084 (+57.7%).
Most common industries in Brandon, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (15.9%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (21.9%)
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Brandon, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Brandon, South Dakota

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Brandon, 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 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.177
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.440. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brandon-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Brandon city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 72% 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 146.1 miles away from the 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 147.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Brandon center
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 95.6 miles away from Brandon center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 701.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 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 Minnehaha County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brandon:

  • STATE HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA MCKENNAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • SIOUX FALLS DIALYSIS - DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • SIOUX FALLS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL LLP Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • INTENSIVA HOSPITAL OF SIOUX FALLS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 11 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Dakota State University (about 52 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • University of South Dakota (about 59 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 73 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 78 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 89 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 96 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high school in Brandon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brandon:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are now two elementary schools in the city: Brandon Elementary School, and the new Robert Bennis Elementary School.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brandon: Brandon City Hall (A), Brandon Branch Library (B), Med - Star Paramedic Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Minnehaha 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 Brandon that have no violations reported:

  • BRANDON (Population served: 8,785, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.5%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
48 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Brandon (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Sioux Falls: Bethany Meadows Branch at 3008 East Aspen Boulevard, branch established on 2007/02/12; Brandon Branch at 101 S Splitrock Blvd, branch established on 1969/08/01. Info updated 2007/05/31: Bank assets: $1,054.1 mil, Deposits: $755.9 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Minnehaha Banshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brandon Branch at 1228 E Holly Blvd, branch established on 2003/06/30. 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
  • Home Federal Bank: 1305 E Cedar Branch at 1305 E Cedar, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Brandon:

Marital status in Brandon, SD
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Brandon:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brandon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brandon, SD (based on Minnehaha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant49,75980
Catholic30,33516
Evangelical Protestant21,83284
Other2,60612
Orthodox2602
Black Protestant2491
None64,427-
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: 23
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Minnehaha County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Minnehaha County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Minnehaha County:

26.7%
South Dakota:

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

15.6%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brandon:

48.1%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brandon:

22.2%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brandon:

8.2%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brandon:

6.8
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.5%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Brandon:

57.3%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Brandon:

80.2%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brandon, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$59,553$59,5530$0
Parks and Recreation 5$25,515$61,23619$9,504
Streets and Highways 5$24,497$58,7930$0
Water Supply 4$20,139$60,4170$0
Financial Administration 3$16,439$65,7561$1,583
Sewerage 2$9,665$57,9900$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$8,733$52,3980$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,854$58,2480$0
Police - Other 1$3,419$41,0280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 17$3,655
Totals for Government 35$172,814$59,25137$14,742

Brandon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,460,000 ($247.06)
    Water Utilities: $761,000 ($76.43)
    Sewerage: $689,000 ($69.20)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,454,000 ($146.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,335,000 ($134.08)
    Police Protection: $1,093,000 ($109.77)
    Regular Highways: $691,000 ($69.40)
    Water Utilities: $597,000 ($59.96)
    Central Staff Services: $323,000 ($32.44)
    General - Other: $237,000 ($23.80)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($18.68)
    Electric Utilities: $182,000 ($18.28)
    Transit Utilities: $162,000 ($16.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $133,000 ($13.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($9.04)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($4.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($3.62)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $171,000 ($17.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $173,000 ($17.37)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($14.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $100,000 ($10.04)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($5.12)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($2.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $18,000 ($1.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,231,000 ($224.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($1.41)

Brandon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,020,000 ($202.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,382,000 ($138.80)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($29.02)
    Other: $73,000 ($7.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $40,000 ($4.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $166,000 ($16.67)
    Sale of Property: $65,000 ($6.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($2.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($2.31)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($1.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,721,000 ($172.84)
    Electric Utilities: $183,000 ($18.38)
    Transit Utilities: $45,000 ($4.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,168,000 ($117.30)
    Transit Utilities: $83,000 ($8.34)
    General Local Government Support: $82,000 ($8.24)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,026,000 ($303.91)
    Property: $2,427,000 ($243.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $88,000 ($8.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000 ($5.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($1.91)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.10)

Brandon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,989,000 ($601.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,251,000 ($527.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $739,000 ($74.22)

Brandon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,555,000 ($758.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $304,000 ($30.53)

7.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Minnehaha County:

0.11%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln County, SD  1.68% ($61,209 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.18% ($40,075)
from Lake County, SD  0.11% ($48,184)


8.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($643 average AGI)
Minnehaha County:

0.13%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, SD  2.12% ($59,268 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.15% ($55,441)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($50,779)
Businesses in Brandon, SD
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandon:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KSQB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: L A SKYWAVE, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandon:

  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • K261CI (100.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG COMPANY)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KCFS (94.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KCSD (90.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KAUR (89.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE ASSOCIATION)
  • KRSD (88.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K252DG (98.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brandon:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCSD-TV (Channel 23; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K48DK (Channel 48; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: STUART E. MOEN)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KXWB-LP (Channel 42; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KCPO-LP (Channel 26; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KBNW-LP (Channel 44; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Brandon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Brandon fatal accident list:

Jan 20, 2010 05:05 AM, I-90 W, Lat: 43.609367, Lon: -96.587217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 29, 1998 08:02 PM, Sr-264, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 1977 06:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 659ft / 201mTotal length
  • $34,890,000Total costs
  • 119,549Total average daily traffic
  • 13,112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 131,908Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brandon, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brandon, SD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brandon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Wtr Twr 2se1/4 Sec6 Splt Rck Twp 101 N Rge 48 W 5th Prin Mrdn 1 Mi S 3 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 43.574417 Lon: -96.643111), Call Sign: WCH521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/23/2022, Registrant: Minnehaha Community Water Corp, 47381 248th St, Dell Rapids, SD 57022-5305, Phone: (605) 428-3374, Fax: (605) 428-3395
  • Lat: 43.593306 Lon: -96.560306, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWK340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Bill Reiter, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, $, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 43.587417 Lon: -96.552139, Call Sign: WQQP903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Bill Reiter, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 1820 N. Plum Ave (Lat: 43.615444 Lon: -96.585778), Call Sign: WQTE748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.225 MHz, 461.387 MHz, 462.125 MHz, 463.412 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2014, Expiration Date: 01/17/2024, Certifier: Jessica Gundermann, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 43.604056 Lon: -96.574083, Call Sign: WQZN616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.650 MHz, 456.325 MHz, 456.725 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2017, Expiration Date: 06/19/2027, Certifier: Jeff Aughenbaugh, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 48036 259th St (Lat: 43.635250 Lon: -96.611833), Call Sign: WRDK771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.237 MHz, 468.237 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 05/21/2029, Certifier: Tom Brown, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • A1R0308A, 821 9th Ave N (Lat: 43.604111 Lon: -96.575889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQWK757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/23/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brandon)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$158,06125$155,139123$155,28613$63,5413$108,503
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$151,76016$175,7361$31,4201$59,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$136,3651$192,60025$159,1743$41,2631$357,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$131,2302$171,71031$155,3262$140,2900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,5300$05$154,2720$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$167,5328$166,173
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$174,7001$226,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$116,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brandon, SD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brandon, SD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 46 took place in 2015, and the least - 4 in 2011. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brandon, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.4%), and Outside Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brandon, SD
    • 13538.4%Structure Fires
    • 13137.2%Outside Fires
    • 4613.1%Other
    • 4011.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brandon, SD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandon, South Dakota:

  • Comfort Inn, 1105 N Splitrock Blvd, Brandon, South Dakota 57005 , Phone: (605) 582-5777, Fax: (605) 582-5778
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1103 N Splitrock Blvd, Brandon, South Dakota 57005 , Phone: (605) 582-2901, Fax: (605) 582-2903
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandon, South Dakota
Most common first names in Brandon, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2176.6 years
Robert1871.7 years
Henry1280.3 years
Kenneth1065.7 years
David965.0 years
Marvin967.5 years
Alice886.4 years
Frank784.3 years
Mary781.4 years
Arthur780.6 years
Most common last names in Brandon, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1779.5 years
Anderson1176.3 years
Nelson980.3 years
Peterson879.1 years
Larson884.9 years
Carlson780.4 years
Oneal669.3 years
Nordstrom678.8 years
Lee672.8 years
Sorenson678.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brandon, SD
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brandon, SD
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brandon compared to South Dakota 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Brandon on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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