Colman, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 585 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 260  (44.5%)
Females: 325  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

28.5 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57017.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,492 (it was $32,143 in 2000)
Colman:

$51,492
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,279 (it was $16,772 in 2000)

Colman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,043 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Colman:

$145,043
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,636; detached houses: $151,903; mobile homes: $43,868

Median gross rent in 2017: $584.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colman: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Colman, SD (2010)
    • 55994.1%White alone
    • 101.7%American Indian alone
    • 101.7%Hispanic
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 50.8%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Colman, South Dakota as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colman is 232 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Colman by year

Type

2005

2007

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(177.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(183.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(177.0)
1
(180.8)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(183.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)19.57.227.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Colman, SD

Crime rate in Colman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
South Dakota average:

1.78
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Ancestries: German (37.2%), American (23.9%), Norwegian (9.3%), Irish (6.9%), Dutch (4.5%), Danish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1680 feet

Land area: 1.66 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (very low).

Colman, South Dakota map

18 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,429 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,093 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (31.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (187.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (485.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brant Lake, SD (2.7 miles),
Wentworth, SD (2.8 miles),
Egan, SD (2.9 miles ),
Chester, SD (2.9 miles ),
Trent, SD (3.1 miles ),
Lake Madison, SD (3.3 miles ),
Flandreau, SD (3.4 miles ),
Dell Rapids, SD (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Colman, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colman, SD in 2017
Colman satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $180,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Colman, SD residents
Average permit cost in Colman, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +89 (+18.4%).
Most common industries in Colman, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (13.0%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (20.9%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.9%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.9%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Colman, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Colman, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Colman, South Dakota average temperatures Colman, South Dakota average precipitation Colman, South Dakota humidity Colman, South Dakota wind speed Colman, South Dakota snowfall Colman, South Dakota sunshine Colman, South Dakota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Colman-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Colman city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 72% 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 122.6 miles away from Colman center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 129.9 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 134.3 miles away from Colman center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 685.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from Colman 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 83.7 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 Moody County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Colman:

  • DELLS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DELL RAPIDS, SD)
  • DELLS AREA HEALTH CENTER -NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DELL RAPIDS, SD)
  • AVERA DELLS AREA HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DELL RAPIDS, SD)
  • AVERA FLANDREAU HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FLANDREAU, SD)
  • RIVERVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FLANDREAU, SD)
  • MADISON DIALYSIS OF SANFORD HEALTH (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MADISON, SD)
  • MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MADISON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colman:

  • South Dakota State University (about 24 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 29 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 62 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 84 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 85 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 107 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 107 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Public high school in Colman:

Public elementary/middle schools in Colman:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colman: Colman Fire Department (A), Colman City Hall (B), Colman Branch Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Colman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Moody 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 Colman and their reported violations in the past:

COLMAN (Population served: 594, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-20-2006 to JUN-20-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.5%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Colman (2011 data):

  • Home Federal Bank: Colman Branch at 118 North Main Street, branch established on 1901/05/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Colman:

Marital status in Colman, SD
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Colman:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colman
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colman, SD (based on Moody County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,97311
Catholic1,9432
Evangelical Protestant3396
Other5-
None2,226-
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
Moody County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Moody County:

8.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Moody County:

20.1%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colman:

52.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Colman:

28.1
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colman:

24.4%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.4
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colman:

34.0%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Colman:

59.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

89.8%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colman, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,450$50,70014$4,507
Financial Administration 1$2,973$35,6760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,630$43,5600$0
Water Supply 1$3,761$45,1320$0
Electric Power 1$4,843$58,1160$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$375
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$27,089$46,43821$4,882

Colman government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($41.03)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $999,000 ($1707.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $220,000 ($376.07)
    Sewerage: $115,000 ($196.58)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($181.20)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($165.81)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($123.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($88.89)
    Liquor Stores: $43,000 ($73.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($68.38)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($56.41)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($29.06)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($25.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($10.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($75.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($384.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($27.35)

Colman government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($261.54)
    Sewerage: $127,000 ($217.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($78.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($5.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $22,000 ($37.61)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($8.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($1.71)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $931,000 ($1591.45)
    Water Utilities: $131,000 ($223.93)
    Liquor Stores: $9,000 ($15.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($17.09)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($5.13)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $202,000 ($345.30)
    Property: $58,000 ($99.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($5.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.71)

Colman government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $903,000 ($1543.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000 ($1470.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($73.50)

Colman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $599,000 ($1023.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $207,000 ($353.85)

5.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Minnehaha County, SD  1.98% ($39,184 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  1.25% ($42,065)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Minnehaha County, SD  2.23% ($28,727 average AGI)
to Brookings County, SD  1.01% ($37,360)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colman:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KJAM (1390 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colman:

  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJAM-FM (103.1 FM; MADISON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Colman:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K43GX (Channel 43; MADISON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K34DR (Channel 34; HUMBOLDT, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.6mTotal length
  • $1,553,000Total costs
  • 61,870Total average daily traffic
  • 11,390Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,092Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colman, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colman, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Colman)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6 Km S (Lat: 43.921083 Lon: -96.818667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62 m, Call Sign: WPHD909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.462 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005, Registrant: Gary N Sater, 16209 S E Mc Gilliuray Ste G, Vancouver, WA 98684, Phone: (206) 254-7700

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cy Hall Main St (Lat: 43.979139 Lon: -96.811444), Type: Upole, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPMG916,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/1998, Expiration Date: 07/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2003, Certifier: Ross L Reisig, Registrant: Omni Pro Software, Rt 2 Box 10, Madison, SD 57042
  • Meter Pit Int Of 2nd St And Hubbner St (Lat: 43.984694 Lon: -96.817278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNNV674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.500 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 03/14/2024, Certifier: Martin Jarrett, Registrant: Dynamic Systems Inc, 6819 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55439-1502, Fax: (612) 941-9502
  • Hwy 34 West (Lat: 43.976639 Lon: -96.800889), Call Sign: WPXL319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.925 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/28/2023, Certifier: Jed Blom, Registrant: T&r Electric, 308 Sw 3rd St, Colman, SD 57017, Phone: (800) 843-7994, Fax: (605) 534-3861, Email:
  • 47014 232nd St (Lat: 44.022611 Lon: -96.806139), Call Sign: WQPD880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.762 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Dusty Lebrun, Registrant: M & H Communications, 604 7th Street Sw, Pipestone, MN 56164, Phone: (507) 825-5321, Fax: (507) 825-2641, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA0DEZ, Licensee ID: L00203695, Grant Date: 02/21/2007, Expiration Date: 04/30/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2019, Certifier: John D Lellelid, Registrant: John D Lellelid, 224 S Loban St, Colman, SD 57017-0232
  • Call Sign: KB7QBP, Previous Call Sign: KB0BMO, Licensee ID: L00553688, Grant Date: 08/02/2002, Expiration Date: 09/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2003, Certifier: Terry L Mc Kenzie, Registrant: Terry L Mc Kenzie, 23503 472nd Ave, Colman, SD 57017
  • Call Sign: KC0AM, Licensee ID: L00130277, Grant Date: 02/27/2019, Expiration Date: 05/24/2029, Registrant: John S Walker, 22471 470th Avenue, Colman, SD 57017-7127
  • Call Sign: N0HIN, Grant Date: 04/19/1996, Expiration Date: 04/19/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2008, Registrant: Harold Benedict, Colman, SD 57017
  • Call Sign: WA0TXG, Grant Date: 06/03/1997, Expiration Date: 06/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2000, Registrant: Henry G Kohlmeyer, Rt 3 Box 105, Colman, SD 57017
  • Call Sign: KC0NQM, Licensee ID: L00538880, Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/27/2022, Certifier: Ella J Lellelid, Registrant: Ella J Lellelid, 224 S Loban St, Colman, SD 57017-0232

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 444EH , Serial Number: 2421, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jamie A Voneye, 47112 229th St, Colman, SD 57017, Other Owners: Brianna L Voneye
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 470SB , Serial Number: 2254, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Midwest Choppers LLC, 47122 229th St, Colman, SD 57017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 25 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colman, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colman, SD
    • 10743.7%Outside Fires
    • 5422.0%Structure Fires
    • 5020.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3413.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colman, SD
Most common first names in Colman, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John979.7 years
William780.7 years
Donald676.5 years
Carl677.7 years
Arthur681.7 years
Clarence576.6 years
Richard565.0 years
Robert574.8 years
George571.8 years
Mary586.0 years
Most common last names in Colman, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson1281.7 years
Johnson769.1 years
Nelson783.9 years
Thompson777.7 years
Jensen677.5 years
Groos679.0 years
Lee588.4 years
Molskness583.6 years
Schmidt585.6 years
Anderson476.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colman, SD
  • 68.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colman, SD
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 32.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Colman compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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