Dallas, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 123 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 72  (58.9%)
Females: 51  (41.1%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57529

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,275 (it was $17,917 in 2000)
Dallas:

$34,275
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,289 (it was $11,970 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,764 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Dallas:

$28,764
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $82,579; Detached houses: $101,767; Mobile homes: $10,625
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Dallas races chart
  • White alone - 102 (85.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (5.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dallas: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Czech (15.7%), Norwegian (14.8%), Dutch (5.6%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 2194 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (very low).

Dallas, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Dallas:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dallas town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $261 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $825 (3.5%)

Dallas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (141.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (222.4 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (610.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gregory, SD (2.1 miles ), Colome, SD (3.2 miles ), Burke, SD (3.5 miles ), Herrick, SD (4.3 miles) , Winner, SD (4.4 miles ), Burton, NE (4.8 miles) , St. Charles, SD (4.9 miles) , Hamill, SD (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 99.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (40%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (30%)
  • Construction laborers (14%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (16%)
  • Other financial specialists (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

Average climate in Dallas, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dallas-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Dallas town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Dallas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 55% 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 562.2 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 67.8 miles away from Dallas 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 45.1 miles away from the city 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 312.4 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 65.0 miles away from Dallas center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dallas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dallas:

  • AVERA GREGORY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GREGORY, SD)
  • AVERA ROSEBUD COUNTRY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREGORY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dallas:

  • University of South Dakota (about 135 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 136 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 140 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 145 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • South Dakota State University (about 156 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Northern State University (about 162 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 169 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

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

Gregory County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dallas that have no violations reported:

  • DALLAS (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dallas compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dallas town (based on Gregory County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.54%
Here: 71.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents36.0%16.4%13.8%10.1%9.5%
Congregations16.0%12.0%16.0%8.0%12.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%3.1%2.6%2.3%1.6%
Congregations8.0%4.0%12.0%4.0%8.0%
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
Gregory County:

14.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gregory County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gregory County:

14.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

24.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Gregory County:

29.2%
South Dakota:

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

17.1%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$1,755
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$933
Water Supply 0$0 1$467
Local Libraries 0$0 1$170
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,325

Dallas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($300.81)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($146.34)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($65.04)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($40.65)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($16.26)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($16.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($146.34)

Dallas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($16.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($48.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($40.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($16.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($317.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($8.13)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($130.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($24.39)
    NEC: $3,000 ($24.39)

Dallas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($780.49)

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

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


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Dallas:

  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dallas:

  • KVCX (101.5 FM; GREGORY, SD; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC)
  • KWYR-FM (93.7 FM; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KTSD-FM (91.1 FM; RELIANCE, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 43.267222 Lon: -99.502889), Call Sign: WNPI513, Licensee ID: L00085517
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1999, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2004
    Registrant: Tripp County Water User District, Box 1746 W Fourth St, Winner, SD 57580, Phone: (605) 842-2755

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA0SWL, Licensee ID: L00728029
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013
    Registrant: Elmer D Whitepipe, Rr 3 Box 15, Dallas, SD 57529
  • Call Sign: N9FZW
    Grant Date: 07/25/1996, Expiration Date: 07/25/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2008
    Registrant: Michael L De Amann, Rr5 Box 15, Dallas, SD 57529
  • Call Sign: KC0NSA, Licensee ID: L00544708
    Grant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Certifier: Treg R Gruhn
    Registrant: Treg R Gruhn, 212 Taylor Ave, Dallas, SD 57529

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3596L , Serial Number: 15062396, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/16/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Rr2, Dallas, SD 57523

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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