Deadwood, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 1,304 (57% urban, 43% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 636  (48.8%)
Females: 668  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57732.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,882 (it was $28,641 in 2000)
Deadwood:

$45,882
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,798 (it was $17,673 in 2000)

Deadwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,389 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Deadwood:

$153,389
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $238,207; detached houses: $257,838; townhouses or other attached units: $206,156; in 2-unit structures: $80,727; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,664; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $59,693

Median gross rent in 2017: $566.

March 2019 cost of living index in Deadwood: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.7%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Deadwood, SD (2017)
    • 1,07982.1%White alone
    • 886.7%Black alone
    • 796.0%Hispanic
    • 493.7%Two or more races
    • 151.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Deadwood, South Dakota as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Deadwood is 187 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Deadwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(153.1)
1
(78.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(235.7)
4
(319.0)
4
(311.3)
2
(154.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(309.6)
5
(397.5)
5
(398.4)
3
(237.7)
1
(76.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(229.7)
1
(78.8)
2
(155.9)
2
(157.1)
3
(239.2)
5
(389.1)
1
(77.0)
2
(158.7)
2
(154.8)
1
(79.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(2,986)
41
(3,231)
38
(2,962)
37
(2,907)
31
(2,472)
36
(2,802)
25
(1,926)
39
(3,095)
24
(1,858)
15
(1,192)
6
(478.1)
4
(317.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(76.6)
1
(78.8)
8
(623.5)
1
(78.6)
3
(239.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(231.1)
3
(238.1)
2
(154.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.3180.5179.3243.5198.6201.6131.7177.8159.4196.398.8147.415.3

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City-data.com crime index in Deadwood, SD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.96
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Norwegian (11.1%), American (5.9%), English (5.6%), Scandinavian (5.0%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 2/22/1881

Elevation: 4537 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 345 people per square mile   (very low).

Deadwood, South Dakota map

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,379 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,698 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (32.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (318.0 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (827.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Central City, SD (1.5 miles),
Lead, SD (1.6 miles ),
Whitewood, SD (2.7 miles ),
Spearfish, SD (3.1 miles ),
Sturgis, SD (3.3 miles ),
St. Onge, SD (3.4 miles),
North Spearfish, SD (3.5 miles ),
Blucksberg Mountain, SD (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 103.73 W

Area code: 605

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

Deadwood tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $192,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $243,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $245,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $334,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Deadwood, SD residents
Average permit cost in Deadwood, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in Deadwood, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (22.3%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (21.1%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.2%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (2.5%)
  • Educational services (2.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (23.6%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
  • Social assistance (2.2%)
Most common occupations in Deadwood, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Deadwood, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Deadwood, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Deadwood-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Deadwood city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1993, a category F3 tornado 13.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deadwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 12% 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 342.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 499.4 miles away from Deadwood center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 165.3 miles away from Deadwood center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 109.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 346.1 miles away from Deadwood center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deadwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Deadwood:

  • LEAD - DEADWOOD REGIONAL HOSPITAL - CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 61 CHARLES STREET)
  • NORTHERN HILLS GENERAL HOSPITAL (61 CHARLES ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Deadwood:

  • DAVID M DORSETT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • SPEARFISH REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • SPEARFISH REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER - SPEARFISH (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • STURGIS COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STURGIS, SD)
  • STURGIS REGIONAL SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STURGIS, SD)
  • VA BLACK HILLS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - FORT MEADE (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 14 miles away; FORT MEADE, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deadwood:

  • Black Hills State University (about 11 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 34 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 114 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Sheridan College (about 161 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 169 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Mary (about 218 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 221 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

Public elementary/middle school in Deadwood:

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Library in Deadwood:

  • DEADWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $164,829; Location: 435 WILLIAMS ST; 18,385 books; 432 audio materials; 756 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Deadwood: Nemo District Ranger Station (A), Deadwood Volunteer Fire Department (B), Deadwood City Hall (C), Deadwood Public Library (D), Lawrence County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Moriah Cemetery (1), Saint Ambrose Cemetery (2), Seth Bullock Grave (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Gold Run (B), Deadwood Creek (C), City Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Adams Museum & House - Adams Museum (54 Sherman Street), Adams Museum & House - Administrative & Education Office- Adams Museum (54 Sherman Street), Adams Museum & House - Adams Museum- Adams House (22 Van Buren Street), Comfort Inn at Gulches of Fun Casino & Resort (Amusement & Theme Parks; 225 Cliff Street), Gulches of Fun (Amusement & Theme Parks; 225 Cliff Street), Black Hills Novelty CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 69 Sherman Street), AG Trucano Son & Grandsons Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 69 Sherman Street), Broken Boot Gold Mine (Tours & Charters; 1200 Main Street), Original Deadwood Tour (Tours & Charters; Po Box 472).

Hotels: Gulches of Fun Amusement Resort (225 Cliff Street), Vicky's Main St Inn & Beauty Studio (786 Main Street), Mineral Palace Hotel & Gaming (601 Historic Main Street), Thunder Cove Inn (Po Box 326), Mack Gordon & Audry (103 Charles Street), Deadwood Gulch Resort & Gaming (Highway 85 South), Super 8 Lodge Deadwood (196 Cliff Street), Comfort Inn Deadwood (225 Cliff), Penny Motel (818 Main Street).

Courts: Court Services (78 Sherman Street), Clerk Of Courts (78 Sherman Street), Court - Magistrate (78 Sherman Street), Court - Circuit (78 Sherman Street).

Birthplace of: Alfred L. Werker - Film director, Cris Williamson - Musician, Dorothy Provine - Film actor, Amy Hill - Film actor, Carole Hillard - Politician, Ward Lambert - Basketball and baseball player and coach, Bob Schloredt - Football player, Gary Mule Deer - Actor, Jim Scott (pitcher) - Baseball player.

Lawrence 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 Deadwood and their reported violations in the past:

LEAD-DEADWOOD SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 0, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)

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

  • DEADWOOD (Population served: 1,270, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • WILD BILL'S CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.7%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Deadwood in 2000:

  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Deadwood (2011 data):

  • First Interstate Bank: Deadwood Drive Up Branch at 152 Sherman Street, branch established on 1994/09/06; Deadwood Branch at 696 Main Street, branch established on 1990/11/23. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Deadwood Branch at 721 Main Street, branch established on 1981/06/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Deadwood:

Marital status in Deadwood, SD
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 23.8%

For population 25 years and over in Deadwood:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
South Dakota average:

10.1

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

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Religion statistics for Deadwood, SD (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,90025
Mainline Protestant3,28312
Catholic2,1533
Other122
None13,749-
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: 5
Lawrence County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

13.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.0%
South Dakota:

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

8.7%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Deadwood:

20.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Deadwood:

6.8
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Deadwood:

37.2%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Deadwood:

57.4%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Deadwood:

78.0%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Deadwood, 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 12$56,097$56,0970$0
Streets and Highways 7$29,129$49,9350$0
Parks and Recreation 6$21,135$42,27011$9,415
Other and Unallocable 6$23,465$46,93013$9,014
Financial Administration 4$17,900$53,7000$0
Water Supply 3$12,311$49,2440$0
Police - Other 2$6,415$38,4900$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,184$49,1045$3,023
Local Libraries 2$6,459$38,7541$505
Transit 2$7,382$44,29215$9,856
Fire - Other 1$4,674$56,0881$768
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 47$193,151$49,31546$32,581

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $638,000 ($489.26)
    Parking Facilities: $121,000 ($92.79)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($57.52)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($32.21)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,810,000 ($5222.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,186,000 ($909.51)
    Police Protection: $974,000 ($746.93)
    Parking Facilities: $889,000 ($681.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $867,000 ($664.88)
    Water Utilities: $665,000 ($509.97)
    Central Staff Services: $560,000 ($429.45)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($301.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($111.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $142,000 ($108.90)
    Libraries: $133,000 ($101.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $76,000 ($58.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $59,000 ($45.25)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,252,000 ($960.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $748,000 ($573.62)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $894,000 ($685.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($97.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($88.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $110,000 ($84.36)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($27.61)
    Other: $28,000 ($21.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $187,000 ($143.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $92,000 ($70.55)
    Highways: $5,000 ($3.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $497,000 ($381.13)
    Sale of Property: $258,000 ($197.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000 ($38.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $641,000 ($491.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,120,000 ($5460.12)
    Highways: $49,000 ($37.58)
    Other: $45,000 ($34.51)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,587,000 ($1983.90)
    Property: $1,571,000 ($1204.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,196,000 ($917.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $669,000 ($513.04)
    Other License: $115,000 ($88.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,369,000 ($20221.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,718,000 ($18188.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,651,000 ($2032.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,609,000 ($26540.64)

9.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.21% ($50,992 average AGI)
from Butte County, SD  1.01% ($45,962)
from Meade County, SD  0.89% ($50,500)


8.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.45% ($41,510 average AGI)
to Meade County, SD  0.94% ($41,653)
to Butte County, SD  0.78% ($34,074)
Businesses in Deadwood, SD
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Holiday Inn1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Super 81
Hilton1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Deadwood:

  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBFS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deadwood:

  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K252DN (98.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFMH (102.1 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K220BA (91.9 FM; LEAD, SD; Owner: STATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED TV)

TV broadcast stations around Deadwood:

  • KHSD-TV (Channel 11; LEAD, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIVV-TV (Channel 5; LEAD, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KKRA-LP (Channel 24; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K17ES (Channel 4; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Deadwood fatal accident list:

Jul 3, 2017 08:44 PM, Us-14a, Lat: 44.371492, Lon: -103.746467, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 13, 2014 08:47 PM, Us-14a, Lat: 44.383744, Lon: -103.721636, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1999 07:41 PM, Us-14a, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1998 01:57 PM, Us-85, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1986 11:54 AM, Us 14a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1983 06:37 PM, 0850000000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 784ft / 239mTotal length
  • $15,000,000Total costs
  • 45,417Total average daily traffic
  • 5,171Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,997Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Deadwood, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Deadwood, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Deadwood, SD)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Terry Peak, 3.6 Miles Sw Of Lead (Lat: 44.328778 Lon: -103.835639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQGC484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2017, Expiration Date: 12/07/2026, Certifier: Ron Dahlinger, Registrant: Black Hills Corporation, 105 S. Victoria Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003, Phone: (719) 546-6417, Fax: (605) 721-2199, Email:
  • Dispatch CTR, 78-80 Sherman Street (Lat: 44.374444 Lon: -103.729722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQHF588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.575 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2017, Expiration Date: 07/18/2027, Certifier: Tom Sandvick, Registrant: Western Communications, 3106 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Deadwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Deadwood)

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 fire incidents - 32 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Deadwood, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.1%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Deadwood, SD
    • 9842.1%Outside Fires
    • 7030.0%Structure Fires
    • 4619.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 198.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Deadwood, SD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Deadwood, South Dakota:

  • Goldiggers Hotel & Gaming, 629 Main St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 578-3213, Fax: (605) 578-3762
  • Thunder Cove Inn, 311 Cliff St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 578-3045
  • Holiday Inn Express, 22 Lee St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 578-3330, Fax: (605) 578-3335
  • Comfort Inn, 225 Cliff St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 578-7550, Fax: (605) 578-2836
  • Martin Mason Hotel, 33 Deadwood St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 722-3456
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott - Deadwood, 322 Main St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 559-1600, Fax: (605) 559-0476
  • Deadwood Mountain Grand A Holiday Inn Resort, 1906 Deadwood Mountain Dr, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 559-0386, Fax: (605) 559-0319
  • Deadwood Super 8, 196 Cliff St, Deadwood, South Dakota 57732 , Phone: (605) 578-2535
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Deadwood, South Dakota
Most common first names in Deadwood, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3279.0 years
Mary2478.8 years
William2173.4 years
George1978.9 years
Margaret1879.5 years
Robert1770.5 years
Charles1477.4 years
Joseph1177.9 years
James1172.0 years
Anna1182.0 years
Most common last names in Deadwood, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1273.0 years
Larson1179.2 years
Anderson1079.4 years
Nelson877.9 years
Olson870.9 years
Hill771.6 years
Johnson678.9 years
Maynard675.8 years
Roberts675.0 years
Smith677.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deadwood, SD
  • 78.1%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Deadwood, SD
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 41.4%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Deadwood compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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.

Deadwood on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #2 (57732) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
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