Dolton, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 36 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 18  (52.6%)
Females: 18  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57319

Estimated median household income in 2016: $82,363 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Dolton:

$82,363
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,174 (it was $12,833 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $41,079 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Dolton:

$41,079
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $54,322; Detached houses: $53,881
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  • Races in Dolton, SD (2010)

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    • 3286.5%White alone
    • 410.8%Two or more races
    • 12.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dolton: 73.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), Dutch (14.3%), German (14.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 9/11/1909

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Dolton, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Dolton:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dolton town:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

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

Dolton town:  1.6% ($300)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Dolton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (32.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (169.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (506.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bridgewater, SD (2.7 miles ), Marion, SD (2.8 miles ), Monroe, SD (2.9 miles) , Canistota, SD (3.0 miles ), Freeman, SD (3.1 miles ), Parker, SD (3.7 miles ), Emery, SD (3.8 miles ), Salem, SD (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 43.49 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Dolton household income distribution Dolton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (44%)
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dolton, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dolton-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Dolton town center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dolton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 68% 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 112.7 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 91.2 miles away from Dolton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 663.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 164.6 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 58.3 miles away from Dolton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 160.3 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 Turner County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dolton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dolton:

  • DIAMOND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, SD)
  • TIESZEN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARION, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CANISTOTA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CANISTOTA, SD)
  • FREEMAN COMMUNITY NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEMAN, SD)
  • OAKVIEW TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREEMAN, SD)
  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PARKER, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SALEM (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SALEM, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dolton:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 55 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 65 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 88 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 89 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 100 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 105 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

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Turner 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 2016: 10.5%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  44.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  16.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.5
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dolton town (based on Turner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,63820
Evangelical Protestant96812
Catholic8654
Other--
None2,876-
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
Turner County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Turner County:

13.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Turner County:

26.2%
South Dakota:

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

17.3%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.3%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

32.1%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Dolton:

28.1
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.2%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dolton:

10.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

47.3%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Dolton:

72.2%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dolton, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$175
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$20
Totals for Government 0$0 4$195

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.20% ($35,557 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, SD  1.16% ($42,838)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.75% ($30,432 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.84% ($41,185)
to Hutchinson County, SD  0.41% ($48,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dolton:

  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • 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.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dolton:

  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dolton:

  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K34DR (Channel 34; HUMBOLDT, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • RICHARD S DENNING, 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 2029556631, Kerstinga@dsmo.Com, 2101 L STREET, NW
  • Marilyn Matheny, 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 9126388028, Marilyn@grahambrock.Com, 2101 L STREET, NW
  • John W Dickey, 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 9126388028, Marilyn@grahambrock.Com
  • Fred W Greaves, 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Structure height: 46067 m, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 2142953533, Normanphilips@townsquaremedia.Com, 2304 WEST I-20, SUITE 180
  • Leslie N Lindeman, 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Structure height: 46067 m, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 5612210987, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, SUITE 20
  • 0.12 Miles Nnw Of 438 Avenue & 269 Street (Lat: 43.489444 Lon: -97.442778), Type: 307.2, Overall height: 269 m, Registrant: 6053610300, , 3205 SOUTH MEADOW AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mstm 1.3 Km E (Lat: 43.487472 Lon: -97.369500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQHQ951
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.037 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Mike WilliamsRegistrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown St., Ne, Blaine, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Dolton compared to South Dakota state average:

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