Bullhead, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 348. Population change since 2000: +13.0%
Males: 177  (51.1%)
Females: 171  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57621.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $15,034 (it was $14,000 in 2000)
Bullhead:

$15,034
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $5,202 (it was $4,029 in 2000)

Bullhead CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $10,953 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Bullhead:

$10,953
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $14,527; Mobile homes: $18,002

Median gross rent in 2016: $451.

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  • Races in Bullhead, SD (2010)

    Bullhead races chart
    • 34097.7%American Indian alone
    • 72.0%Hispanic
    • 10.3%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bullhead: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 1783 feet

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile   (very low).

Bullhead, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Bullhead:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bullhead CDP:

  • Never married: 66.4%
  • Now married: 18.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bullhead, South Dakota as of December 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bullhead to the number of sex offenders is 123 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bullhead CDP:  3.6% ($360)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)
Bullhead satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (73.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (383.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (720.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McLaughlin, SD (3.7 miles ), Little Eagle, SD (3.8 miles ), McIntosh, SD (4.1 miles ), Selfridge, ND (4.5 miles ), Timber Lake, SD (4.8 miles ), Isabel, SD (5.6 miles ), Fort Yates, ND (5.6 miles ), Porcupine, ND (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 45.77 N, Longitude: 101.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Bullhead household income distribution Bullhead home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Bullhead: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bullhead, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bullhead-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.2 miles away from the Bullhead place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.4 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bullhead-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 60% 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 473.9 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 135.0 miles away from Bullhead center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from Bullhead center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 633.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Corson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bullhead:

  • University of Mary (about 69 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 74 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Northern State University (about 128 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 157 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 162 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 172 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 218 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public elementary/middle school in Bullhead:

  • ROCK CREEK GRANT SCHOOL (Location: 1 INDIAN SCHOOL DR, Grades: KG-8)

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Corson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 79.0%
Average household size:
This place:  4.8 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.2%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  23.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bullhead CDP (based on Corson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,01810
Mainline Protestant76712
Other4382
Evangelical Protestant1495
None1,678-
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: 1
Corson County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Corson County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Corson County:

39.2%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bullhead:

45.3%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bullhead:

43.6%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

28.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bullhead:

6.5%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bullhead:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bullhead:

35.2%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bullhead:

51.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.5%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bullhead, SD Residents

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

8.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.52% ($48,813 average AGI)
to Walworth County, SD  1.33% ($21,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bullhead:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bullhead:

  • KLND (89.5 FM; LITTLE EAGLE, SD; Owner: SEVENTH GENERATION MEDIA SVCS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 203Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 315Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mel Yawakie, Sw1/4 Nw1/4 Se1/4 Of Section 19, T21n, R25e Black Hills Meridian, Corson County, (Lat: 45.765139 Lon: -101.067778), Type: 90.0, Overall height: 90 m, Registrant: 7018547098, Dwight.Schmitt@standingrocktelecom.Com, YATES STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Community Bldg (Lat: 45.775000 Lon: -101.086806), Call Sign: WBM20, Licensee ID: L00080795
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz, 153.845 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002Registrant: War Hawk Civil Defense District, Fire Hall, Mobridge, SD 57601, Phone: (605) 945-2800

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Bullhead, Sw1/4 Nw1/4 Se1/4 Of Section 19, T21n, R25e Black Hills Meridian, Corson County, (Lat: 45.765139 Lon: -101.067778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 90 m, Call Sign: WQVG763
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2015, Expiration Date: 02/06/2025, Certifier: Mathew WoodRegistrant: Calhoun Communications.Com, 705 Douglas St, Ste 540, Sioux City, IA 51101, Phone: (712) 233-9051, Fax: (712) 233-9056, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Bullhead, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary472.3 years
James368.0 years
John279.4 years
Jennie274.5 years
Andrew272.0 years
Julia284.0 years
Leo283.5 years
Margaret270.5 years
Most common last names in Bullhead, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Archambault476.7 years
Hollow473.2 years
Brown367.7 years
Farrell336.3 years
Little-Eagle365.7 years
Hairychin355.6 years
Brown Otter254.5 years
Lyon253.5 years
Shoestring265.0 years
Yellow-Earri273.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Bullhead compared to South Dakota state average:

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

Bullhead on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #26 (57621) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
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