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Population in 2017: 123 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 71  (58.2%)
Females: 52  (41.8%)
Median resident age:

54.7 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 57529

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,703 (it was $17,917 in 2000)
Dallas:

$28,703
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,182 (it was $11,970 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $53,686 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Dallas:

$53,686
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $100,931; detached houses: $124,527; mobile homes: $10,911
March 2019 cost of living index in Dallas: 73.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dallas, SD (2010)
    • 10285.0%White alone
    • 75.8%American Indian alone
    • 65.0%Hispanic
    • 43.3%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Asian alone
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (23.7%), Czechoslovakian (15.8%), Czech (10.5%), Polish (7.9%), Norwegian (2.6%).

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

1.3% ($308)
South Dakota:

1.8% ($1,334)

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)

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 99.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Distribution of median household income in Dallas, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dallas, SD in 2017

Dallas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dallas, SD residents
Average permit cost in Dallas, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Dallas, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (30.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.3%)
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (51.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (32.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (28.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (12.5%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Dallas, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (18.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (29.7%)
  • Construction laborers (13.5%)
  • Carpenters (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.4%)
  • Electricians (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (15.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (9.4%)
  • Child care workers (9.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)

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 Dallas 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 Dallas 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, 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)

Points of interest:

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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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Dallas:

Marital status in Dallas, SD
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dallas:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dallas, SD (based on Gregory County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,1074
Evangelical Protestant1,0256
Mainline Protestant89113
Other11
None1,247-
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: 6
Here:

14.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

24.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

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%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dallas:

44.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Dallas:

27.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dallas:

20.6%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dallas:

4.4%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dallas:

37.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Dallas:

56.5%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Dallas:

84.0%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dallas, SD Residents
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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$933
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$1,755
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$170
Water Supply 0$0 1$467
Totals for Government 0$0 7$3,325

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($276.42)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($235.77)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($170.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($121.95)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($48.78)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($24.39)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($24.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($16.26)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($97.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($8.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($243.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($40.65)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($8.13)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $34,000 ($276.42)
    Property: $22,000 ($178.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($24.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000 ($1065.04)

2.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($24,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

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

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.8mTotal length
  • $16,000Total costs
  • 234Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 295Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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
  • 27812 332nd Avenue (Lat: 43.241889 Lon: -99.535083), Call Sign: WRAC337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.737 MHz, 469.737 MHz, 467.112 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2017, Expiration Date: 10/06/2027, Certifier: Michael Veskrna, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA0SWL, Licensee ID: L00728029, Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2015, 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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dallas, SD
  • 36.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 24.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dallas, SD
  • 87.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Electricity


Dallas compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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