Fairview, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 64 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.9%
Males: 37  (58.5%)
Females: 27  (41.5%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 57027

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,266 (it was $29,063 in 2000)
Fairview:

$43,266
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,286 (it was $14,471 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,269 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Fairview:

$59,269
SD:

$138,400
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairview: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.5%), Norwegian (20.3%), English (13.9%), Dutch (11.4%), Irish (6.3%), Czech (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1213 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

Fairview, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairview town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 19.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fairview, South Dakota as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairview to the number of sex offenders is 63 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $747 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $737 (1.4%)

Fairview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (24.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (137.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (458.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hudson, SD (2.6 miles ), Inwood, IA (2.6 miles ), Canton, SD (2.7 miles ), Rock Valley, IA (3.1 miles ), Alvord, IA (3.5 miles) , Doon, IA (3.7 miles ), Hawarden, IA (3.9 miles ), Alcester, SD (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.22 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

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

2.5%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

Average climate in Fairview, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Fairview town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 72% 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 161.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 170.7 miles away from Fairview 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 125.7 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 107.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 711.2 miles away from Fairview center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.9 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 Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairview:

  • FELLOWSHIP VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INWOOD, IA)
  • SANFORD CANTON-INWOOD MEDICAL CENTER - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CANTON, SD)
  • HUDSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUDSON, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CANTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, SD)
  • WESTVIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)
  • HEGG MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)
  • HEGG HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 29 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 38 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 52 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 73 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 77 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • South Dakota State University (about 78 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 85 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

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Notable location: Fairview Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.189. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.189
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.23
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.489
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.24
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.3%
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Fairview compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.9
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairview town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,45919
Evangelical Protestant5,90126
Catholic1,7064
Other1891
None27,573-
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: 4
Lincoln County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lincoln County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

25.1%
South Dakota:

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

13.1%
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 0$0 1$842
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$52
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$148
Sewerage 0$0 1$148
Gas Supply 0$0 1$148
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,338

12.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.52%
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  6.66% ($48,425 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.28% ($67,800)
from Clay County, SD  0.18% ($32,875)


10.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.24%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($273 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

0.06%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  5.53% ($45,824 average AGI)
to Turner County, SD  0.21% ($42,838)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.18% ($41,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairview:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairview:

  • 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)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairview:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, 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)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MOE, SD, 7.7 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 43.167472 Lon: -96.627806), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KAM42
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2001
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N0JPE, Licensee ID: L00164053
    Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 12/11/2020
    Registrant: Scot A Montgomery, 320 Elm Box 53, Fairview, SD 57027
  • Call Sign: KD0BEH, Licensee ID: L01305376
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Don J London
    Registrant: Don J London, 619 Main St, Fairview, SD 57027
  • Call Sign: KD0BUG, Licensee ID: L01332635
    Grant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 10/16/2017, Certifier: Jeffrey J Roti
    Registrant: Jeffrey J Roti, Fairview, SD 57027
  • Call Sign: KD0FGH, Licensee ID: L01433665
    Grant Date: 09/24/2008, Expiration Date: 09/24/2018, Certifier: Alan D Reinpold
    Registrant: Alan D Reinpold, Fairview, SD 57027

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