Doland, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.4%
Males: 85  (45.2%)
Females: 104  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  50.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57436.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,321 (it was $30,313 in 2000)
Doland:

$53,321
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,545 (it was $17,437 in 2000)

Doland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,937 (it was $18,500 in 2000)
Doland:

$33,937
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $37,203; Detached houses: $37,203

Median gross rent in 2012: $350.

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  • White alone - 176 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Doland: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.3%), Norwegian (9.6%), Dutch (8.5%), English (7.4%), French (6.3%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 8/4/1909

Elevation: 1358 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 321 people per square mile   (very low).

Doland, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Doland:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Doland city:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $671 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $567 (1.8%)

Doland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (115.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (236.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (564.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raymond, SD (2.8 miles) , Frankfort, SD (3.2 miles) , Turton, SD (3.3 miles) , Clark, SD (4.2 miles ), Conde, SD (4.3 miles) , Redfield, SD (4.5 miles ), Ashton, SD (4.5 miles) , Crocker, SD (4.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $42,000

Latitude: 44.89 N, Longitude: 98.10 W

Area code: 605

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

3.5%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (24%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Doland, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Doland-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Doland city center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Doland-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 616.7 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 79.8 miles away from Doland center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.2 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 152.3 miles away from Doland 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 78.3 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 Spink County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Doland topographic map

Birthplace of: Tim Miles - Basketball player-coach.

Airports located in Doland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Doland:

  • Northern State University (about 43 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota State University (about 77 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 113 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 120 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 120 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 125 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 137 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public high school in Doland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Doland:

See full list of schools located in Doland

Library in Doland:

  • SHERWOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,024; Location: 204 HUMPHREY DR N; 8,500 books; 1 audio materials; 15 video materials; 24 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Doland: Doland Fire Department (A), Sherwood Memorial Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Roger's Super Six Motel (201 Dakota Street East).

Spink 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 Doland and their reported violations in the past:

DOLAND (Population served: 180, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.2%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.5%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Doland compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (32%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Doland city (based on Spink County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.21%
Here: 79.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents38.7%15.7%11.8%10.9%10.2%
Congregations19.4%22.6%9.7%9.7%6.5%
NameHutterian BrethrenMennonite Church USA The Wesleyan ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.1%2.7%2.2%1.0%1.8%
Congregations9.7%3.2%3.2%3.2%12.9%
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: 2
Spink County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Spink County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spink County:

28.3%
South Dakota:

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

20.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,623$43,4760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$92
Streets and Highways 1$1,856$22,2720$0
Sewerage 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Water Supply 1$1,650$19,8000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$775
Totals for Government 4$8,629$25,8878$867

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($338.62)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($338.62)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($227.51)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($174.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($89.95)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($74.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($74.07)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($42.33)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($37.04)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($15.87)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($52.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($174.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($15.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,000 ($179.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($201.06)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($343.92)
    Total General Sales: $24,000 ($126.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($10.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($222.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $190,000 ($1005.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $176,000 ($931.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($206.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($74.07)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($15.87)

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brown County, SD  1.14% ($29,821 average AGI)
from Codington County, SD  0.41% ($27,700)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.41% ($26,500)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, SD  1.16% ($51,393 average AGI)
to Beadle County, SD  0.50% ($51,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Doland:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQKD (1380 AM; 1 kW; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Doland:

  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQAA (94.9 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGIM-FM (103.7 FM; REDFIELD, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K261CH (100.1 FM; CARPENTER, SD; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Doland:

  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Doland Public School (Lat: 44.884694 Lon: -98.107306), Call Sign: KNDD737, Licensee ID: L00079655
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/1997, Expiration Date: 07/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2002
    Registrant: Doland School District, Main Office, Doland, SD 57436
  • Hwy 37 .5 Mi N Of Hwy 212 (Lat: 44.869139 Lon: -98.154528), Call Sign: KNCN345, Licensee ID: L00458410
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022
    Registrant: Ken Hiles Construction, 503 Sd Hwy 37 N, Doland, SD 57346, Phone: (605) 635-6220
  • 14 Mi N 1 Mi E Of Jct Sd Hwys 37 & 28 (Lat: 44.835528 Lon: -98.120083), Call Sign: KNFR457, Licensee ID: L00456825
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2002, Expiration Date: 03/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Wesley Decker, Rr 2, Frankfurt, SD 57440, Phone: (605) 472-1116
  • Lat: 44.895722 Lon: -98.100667, Call Sign: WQQN411
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Gary D Wilson
    Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 South, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Doland)
Most common first names in Doland, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles671.2 years
George584.8 years
John581.4 years
Lester578.4 years
Ethel390.7 years
Elmer377.4 years
Frances385.6 years
Harold373.6 years
Anna379.0 years
James385.3 years
Most common last names in Doland, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hofer1373.4 years
Waldner983.8 years
Rahm775.3 years
Hahn680.1 years
Heer678.9 years
Felderman680.2 years
Tschetter675.5 years
Kitzman584.8 years
Albrecht478.0 years
Glanzer479.8 years

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