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Population in 2012: 122 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.2%
 

Males: 76  (62.5%)
Females: 46  (37.5%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57331

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,559 (it was $42,188 in 2000)
Dimock:

$37,559
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,322

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,261 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Dimock:

$109,261
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,605; Detached houses: $109,605

Median gross rent in 2012: $213.

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  • White alone - 124 (99.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dimock: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (54.5%), Irish (18.9%), Dutch (9.1%), English (1.5%), Norwegian (1.5%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 819 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dimock:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dimock town:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.9%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $767 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (63.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (183.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (536.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ethan, SD (2.2 miles ), Parkston, SD (2.4 miles ), Milltown, SD (3.1 miles) , Alexandria, SD (4.0 miles ), Mitchell, SD (4.1 miles ), Delmont, SD (4.1 miles ), Tripp, SD (4.2 miles ), Fulton, SD (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 43.48 N, Longitude: 97.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.1%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)


Average climate in Dimock, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Dimock-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Dimock town center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

On 5/14/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the town center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Dimock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 87.4 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 67.1 miles away from Dimock 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 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Dimock center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 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 Hutchinson County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Dimock:

  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER - CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; PARKSTON, SD)
  • AVERA BORMANN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PARKSTON, SD)
  • AVERA BRADY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MITCHELL, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Dimock, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dimock:

  • University of South Dakota (about 72 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 5,598)
  • South Dakota State University (about 84 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Wayne State College (about 99 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 104 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 108 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 130 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Buena Vista University (about 152 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

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

 
Hutchinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.8%

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dimock compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dimock travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dimock town (based on Hutchinson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 101.54%
Here101.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristMennonite Church USA
Adherents24.5%19.6%14.3%13.4%7.0%
Congregations9.4%18.8%15.6%9.4%6.3%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaHutterian BrethrenUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in the United StatesOther
Adherents3.7%3.7%3.3%3.3%7.1%
Congregations3.1%9.4%6.3%3.1%18.8%
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: 5
Hutchinson County:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Hutchinson County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Hutchinson County:

28.0%
South Dakota:

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

21.7%
State:

14.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$87
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$275
Totals for Government 0$0 7$362


4.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Davison County, SD  0.57% ($23,063 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.39% ($30,091)


6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.43% ($43,439 average AGI)
to Davison County, SD  0.84% ($22,958)
to Yankton County, SD  0.45% ($31,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dimock:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Dimock:

  • 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)
  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KQRN (107.3 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • K258AG (99.5 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • K220HB (91.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dimock:

  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K09UN (Channel 9; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K50FH (Channel 50; WAGNER, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELLCOMM.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dimock Reservoir Ne 1/4 Sec 24 T100n R61w (Lat: 43.469417 Lon: -97.997861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNXL795
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: Michael D Williams
    Registrant: Vantek Communications, Inc, 221 S Jessica Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 332-4144, Fax: (605) 331-6943, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB0ZZI
    Grant Date: 12/08/1987, Expiration Date: 12/08/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/09/1999
    Registrant: Carl R Struck, ., Dimock, SD 57331


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