Claremont, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 65  (51.2%)
Females: 63  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57432

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,771 (it was $17,333 in 2000)
Claremont:

$31,771
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,391 (it was $9,505 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,868 (it was $13,500 in 2000)
Claremont:

$31,868
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,729; Detached houses: $42,917; Mobile homes: $65,417
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  • White alone - 126 (99.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Claremont: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.2%), Norwegian (22.1%), Irish (11.4%), Swedish (9.4%), Dutch (8.7%), Czech (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 4/20/1903

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 462 people per square mile   (low).

Claremont, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Claremont:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Claremont town:

  • Never married: 5.3%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:  7.3%
South Dakota:  2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $714 (2.6%)

Claremont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (101.0 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (236.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (579.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Langford, SD (3.2 miles ), Columbia, SD (3.9 miles) , Britton, SD (3.9 miles ), Pierpont, SD (3.9 miles) , Groton, SD (4.0 miles ), Hecla, SD (4.0 miles ), Andover, SD (4.4 miles) , Bath, SD (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 45.67 N, Longitude: 98.02 W

Area code: 605

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

2.9%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (30%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Woodworkers (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (20%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (12%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)

Average climate in Claremont, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Claremont-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Claremont town center .

On 5/31/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claremont-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 76% 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 620.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Claremont center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 121.8 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 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Claremont 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 205.6 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 Brown County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Claremont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Claremont:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BRITTON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claremont:

  • Northern State University (about 28 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 80 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 102 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 102 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 103 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 103 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • South Dakota State University (about 112 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public elementary/middle school in Claremont:

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

Brown 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 Claremont and their reported violations in the past:

NEWPORT COLONY (Population served: 116, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2013)
  • 28 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-21-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (MAR-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-17-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif issued (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-17-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif issued (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Public Notif issued (MAR-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-24-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Claremont compared to South Dakota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Claremont (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Claremont: Claremont Branch at 602 6th Ave, branch established on 2002/10/07. Info updated 2008/07/23: Bank assets: $51.0 mil, Deposits: $43.8 mil, headquarters in Groton, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Claremont town (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.54%
Here: 85.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSalvation Army
Adherents34.5%26.3%10.2%7.7%4.7%
Congregations7.8%18.8%12.5%12.5%1.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.7%2.3%1.7%1.4%8.5%
Congregations1.6%4.7%3.1%1.6%35.9%
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: 6
Brown County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brown County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Brown County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

27.6%
South Dakota:

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

16.7%
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$704
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$459
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$918
Water Supply 0$0 1$204
Totals for Government 0$0 6$2,285

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Edmunds County, SD  0.34% ($35,480 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($32,209)
from Codington County, SD  0.21% ($23,742)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.53% ($30,346 average AGI)
to Edmunds County, SD  0.32% ($29,787)
to Codington County, SD  0.22% ($28,563)

Strongest AM radio stations in Claremont:

  • 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)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KGIM (1420 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claremont:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBFO (106.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Claremont:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 45.679111 Lon: -98.021222, Call Sign: WQRB286
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: Douglas Craig
    Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 South, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:
  • Lat: 45.746889 Lon: -98.019250, Call Sign: WQRB479
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Mark Hoines
    Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 South, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0RUP, Licensee ID: L01707297
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: Mark A Daly
    Registrant: Mark A Daly, 40898 112 St, Claremont, SD 57432

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 358MN , Serial Number: 310R0881, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffry M Stohr, Po Box 316, Claremont, SD 57432, Other Owners: Jacob J Stohr

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