For population 25 years and over in Edgemont:
For population 15 years and over in Edgemont city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $747 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (61.6 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (244.4 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (809.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Hot Springs, SD (4.5 miles ), Pringle, SD (4.9 miles) , Buffalo Gap, SD (5.4 miles) , Oelrichs, SD (5.6 miles) , Custer, SD (5.9 miles ), Hill View Heights, WY (6.3 miles) , Fairburn, SD (6.4 miles) , Harrison, NE (6.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.30 N, Longitude: 103.83 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-3.8%).
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Average climate in Edgemont, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Edgemont-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Edgemont city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1961, a category F2 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Edgemont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Edgemont center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/29/2004 at 18:49:44, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2008 at 13:14:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Edgemont center
On 2/24/1993 at 23:52:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fall River County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgemont:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.640. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.9%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Edgemont compared to South Dakota state average:
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Religion statistics for Edgemont (based on Fall River County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,568 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,784 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edgemont)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Edgemont, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
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