Brandt, South Dakota

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Population in 2012: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 48  (45.3%)
Females: 59  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57218

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,747 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Brandt:

$52,747
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,012 (it was $15,358 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,701 (it was $10,000 in 2000)
Brandt:

$62,701
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $63,804; Detached houses: $63,804

Median gross rent in 2012: $617.

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  • White alone - 103 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (3.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brandt: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.1%), Norwegian (18.5%), Polish (12.6%), Irish (11.8%), Dutch (6.7%), English (5.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/23/1880

Elevation: 1851 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brandt:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandt town:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $471 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $669 (1.1%)

Brandt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (78.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (165.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (490.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Toronto, SD (2.5 miles ), Clear Lake, SD (2.6 miles ), Astoria, SD (2.9 miles) , Gary, SD (3.5 miles ), Altamont, SD (3.6 miles) , Hendricks, MN (3.8 miles ), Estelline, SD (3.9 miles ), White, SD (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.66 N, Longitude: 96.62 W

Area code: 605

Brandt household income distribution Brandt home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Brandt, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brandt-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Brandt town center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1955, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 81% 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 75.1 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 141.0 miles away from Brandt center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 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 690.0 miles away from the 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 173.5 miles away from Brandt 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 109.6 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 Deuel County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, 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).
Brandt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brandt:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY DEUEL COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLEAR LAKE, SD)
  • DEUEL COUNTY MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CLEAR LAKE, SD)
  • HENDRICKS COMM C NC UNIT (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HENDRICKS, MN)
  • HENDRICKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HENDRICKS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandt:

  • South Dakota State University (about 26 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 45 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 77 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Ridgewater College (about 83 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 104 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 106 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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

Church in Brandt: Highland Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Deuel 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 2012 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households

Brandt compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Brandt travel time to work - commute Brandt mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brandt town (based on Deuel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.66%
Here: 88.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents44.6%17.6%16.1%10.1%11.7%
Congregations35.0%15.0%10.0%10.0%30.0%
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: 3
Deuel County:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Deuel County:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

18.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Deuel County:

26.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$161
Totals for Government 0$0 5$461

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Codington County, SD  1.51% ($31,111 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  1.23% ($26,273)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Codington County, SD  1.78% ($23,219 average AGI)
to Brookings County, SD  1.51% ($27,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandt:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • 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.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWAT (950 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandt:

  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Brandt:

  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Ne 1/4 Of The Se 1/4 Of Section 22 Township 114 N Range 50 W 8.9 Miles West Of (Lat: 44.664694 Lon: -96.808667), Call Sign: KNKN368
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

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