Brentford, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 79 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.5%
Males: 33  (42.1%)
Females: 46  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  29.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57429

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,878 (it was $55,625 in 2000)
Brentford:

$57,878
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,596 (it was $21,921 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,765 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Brentford:

$34,765
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $70,956; Detached houses: $84,128; Townhouses or other attached units: $7,741; Mobile homes: $29,672

Median gross rent in 2012: $381.

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  • White alone - 76 (98.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brentford: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (65.0%), Irish (11.9%), Norwegian (10.6%), Swedish (3.8%), Polish (3.1%), Welsh (3.1%).

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   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brentford:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brentford town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $383 (1.2%)

Brentford satellite photo by USGS

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) , Mansfield, SD (3.6 miles) , Turton, SD (3.7 miles) , Warner, 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 June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-5.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Average climate in Brentford, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brentford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 9% smaller 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 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 605.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 Brentford center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 116.3 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 104.8 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 167.8 miles away from Brentford 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 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: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brentford topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brentford:

  • Northern State University (about 22 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota State University (about 96 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 114 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 133 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 134 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 135 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 138 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.55
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brentford and their reported violations in the past:

BRENTFORD (Population served: 77, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
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 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brentford town (based on Spink County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.21%
Here: 79.2%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
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$148
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$553
Totals for Government 0$0 5$701

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Brown County, SD  1.14% ($29,821 average AGI)
from Codington County, SD  0.41% ($27,700)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.41% ($26,500)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Brown County, SD  1.16% ($51,393 average AGI)
to Beadle County, SD  0.50% ($51,583)

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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