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Spink County

Population in 2012: 79 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.5%
Males: 33  (42.9%)
Females: 46  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  29.5 years
South Dakota median age:  40.7 years

Zip code: 57461

Estimated median household income in 2011: $64,006 (it was $55,625 in 2000)
Brentford:

$64,006
South Dakota:

$48,321
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $22,616

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $37,558 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Brentford:

$37,558
South Dakota:

$131,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,956; Detached houses: $84,128; Townhouses or other attached units: $7,741; Mobile homes: $29,672

Median gross rent in 2011: $333.

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  • White alone - 76 (98.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brentford: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (62.6%), Norwegian (9.9%), Irish (9.3%), Swedish (8.2%), Dutch (2.2%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/06/1906

Elevation: 1297 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 478 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brentford:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brentford town:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.0%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $281 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (137.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (247.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (580.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mellette, SD (2.9 miles ), Conde, SD (3.3 miles) , Stratford, SD (3.3 miles) , Verdon, SD (3.5 miles) , Northville, SD (3.5 miles) , Turton, SD (3.7 miles) , Warner, SD (3.8 miles ), Ashton, SD (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 45.16 N, Longitude: 98.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Brentford household income distribution Brentford home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.1%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-5.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)


Average climate in Brentford, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Brentford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Brentford town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Brentford-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 96% smaller 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 84.4 miles away from the city 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 94.7 miles away from Brentford center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from Brentford center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 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 Spink County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Brentford:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; REDFIELD, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brentford:

  • South Dakota State University (about 96 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 133 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 135 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 140 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 140 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 141 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Ridgewater College (about 159 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.3. This is about average.
City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.7%

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Brentford compared to South Dakota state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Brentford travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brentford (based on Spink County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.21%
Here79.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents38.7%15.7%11.8%10.9%10.2%
Congregations19.4%22.6%9.7%9.7%6.5%
NameHutterian BrethrenMennonite Church USA The Wesleyan ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.1%2.7%2.2%1.0%1.8%
Congregations9.7%3.2%3.2%3.2%12.9%
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: 2
Spink County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Spink County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spink County:

28.3%
South Dakota:

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

20.5%
State:

14.9%

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$102
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$381
Totals for Government 0$0 5$483


4.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Brown County, SD  1.08% ($32,000 average AGI)


6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Brown County, SD  1.84% ($24,800 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.61% ($28,000)
to Codington County, SD  0.49% ($20,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brentford:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KGIM (1420 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQKD (1380 AM; 1 kW; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brentford:

  • KGIM-FM (103.7 FM; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBZ (97.7 FM; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSDN-FM (94.1 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBFO (106.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQAA (94.9 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brentford:

  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K24DT (Channel 24; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K35FJ (Channel 35; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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