Delmont, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 235 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 124  (52.9%)
Females: 111  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57330.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,579 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Delmont:

$37,579
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,566 (it was $12,385 in 2000)

Delmont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,572 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Delmont:

$38,572
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $579.

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  • Races in Delmont, SD (2010)

    Delmont races chart
    • 19482.9%White alone
    • 219.0%American Indian alone
    • 83.4%Hispanic
    • 73.0%Black alone
    • 41.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Delmont: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Irish (8.5%), French (7.3%), Norwegian (3.5%), Dutch (2.3%), French Canadian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/19/1913

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 309 people per square mile   (very low).

Delmont, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Delmont:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delmont city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $559 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $678 (2.7%)

Delmont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (74.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (177.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (542.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Armour, SD (3.2 miles ), Tripp, SD (3.2 miles ), Parkston, SD (3.5 miles ), Wagner, SD (3.8 miles ), Dante, SD (4.0 miles) , Ravinia, SD (4.0 miles) , Corsica, SD (4.0 miles ), Dimock, SD (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 43.27 N, Longitude: 98.16 W

Area code: 605

Delmont household income distribution Delmont home values distribution

Crime rates in Delmont by Year
Type 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.7) 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.26
South Dakota average:

1.79
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.7%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Delmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Delmont, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delmont-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Delmont city center .

On 5/14/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Delmont-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 63% 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 628.2 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 90.4 miles away from Delmont 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 50.6 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 39.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 196.4 miles away from Delmont 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 380.3 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 Douglas County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delmont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Delmont:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARMOUR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)
  • DOUGLAS CO MEMORIAL HOSP-CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY TRIPP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TRIPP, SD)
  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PARKSTON, SD)
  • AVERA BORMANN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PARKSTON, SD)
  • WAGNER DIALYSIS OF SANFORD HEALTH (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; WAGNER, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delmont:

  • University of South Dakota (about 71 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 73 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 92 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 93 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • South Dakota State University (about 101 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 107 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 146 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public elementary/middle schools in Delmont:

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Library in Delmont:

  • OPERA BLOCK LIBRARY (Location: MAIN STREET)

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Douglas 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 Delmont and their reported violations in the past:

DELMONT (Population served: 234, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In APR-20-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2012)
CLEARFIELD COLONY (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2005)
GREENWOOD COLONY (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.5%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.6% of all households

Delmont compared to South Dakota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Delmont (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Delmont Branch at 703 Main Street, branch established on 1966/05/02. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $101.4 mil, Deposits: $88.7 mil, headquarters in Armour, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lewis Banshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Delmont city (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,43311
Mainline Protestant1,1206
Catholic3081
None141-
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: 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

26.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

29.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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 1$1,852$22,2247$459
Other and Unallocable 1$2,475$29,7000$0
Totals for Government 2$4,327$25,9627$459

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($59.57)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($106.38)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($106.38)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($93.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($68.09)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($59.57)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($51.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $61,000 ($259.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($55.32)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($25.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($127.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($8.51)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($191.49)
    Total General Sales: $34,000 ($144.68)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($17.02)
    NEC: $4,000 ($17.02)

Delmont government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $19,000 ($80.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($63.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($17.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $62,000 ($263.83)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($17.02)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

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


4.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Delmont:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KORN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delmont:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Delmont:

  • K50FH (Channel 50; WAGNER, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELLCOMM.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.260833 Lon: -98.170833, Call Sign: WQNW269, Licensee ID: L01635610
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Linda Laib
    Registrant: City Of Delmont, 105 West Main Street, Delmont, SD 57330, Phone: (605) 779-2621, Fax: (605) 779-2622

Most common first names in Delmont, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Albert977.8 years
William977.2 years
Emma884.9 years
Lydia881.6 years
Anna784.9 years
John775.9 years
Henry680.2 years
Christina494.5 years
Emil478.3 years
Alvin378.0 years
Most common last names in Delmont, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Goehring1282.2 years
Ehresmann770.7 years
Fink676.8 years
Peters677.0 years
Gunnare575.6 years
Kurtz567.8 years
Reinfeld571.4 years
Semmler586.2 years
Stevens582.8 years
Bitterman483.3 years

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