For population 25 years and over in Draper:
For population 15 years and over in Draper town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $786 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (134.2 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (292.2 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (666.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Murdo, SD (3.0 miles ), Vivian, SD (3.5 miles) , Okaton, SD (4.4 miles) , Presho, SD (4.9 miles ), White River, SD (5.2 miles ), Wood, SD (5.4 miles) , Fort Pierre, SD (5.6 miles ), Pierre, SD (5.7 miles ).
Latitude: 43.93 N, Longitude: 100.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 605
Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-25.2%).
Average climate in Draper, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Draper-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 57.0 miles away from the Draper town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/23/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Draper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 95% 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 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Draper center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.8 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 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1998 at 16:28:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from Draper center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 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 Jones County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Draper:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Draper:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.8%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Draper compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Draper (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Draper town (based on Jones County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.78%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Draper government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Draper government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
7.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,382 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($18,300 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Draper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:5