For population 25 years and over in Faulkton:
For population 15 years and over in Faulkton city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $833 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (146.5 miles , pop. 55,532).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (286.6 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (615.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Orient, SD (3.0 miles) , Cresbard, SD (3.6 miles) , Rockham, SD (4.2 miles) , Seneca, SD (4.3 miles) , Onaka, SD (4.5 miles) , Chelsea, SD (4.6 miles) , Tolstoy, SD (5.2 miles) , Northville, SD (5.3 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.03 N, Longitude: 99.13 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-2.7%).
Work and jobs in Faulkton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Faulkton, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Faulkton-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Faulkton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/26/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Faulkton-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 96% 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 58.3 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 91.6 miles away from Faulkton center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.4 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 Faulk County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph H. Bottum - Politician.
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Public high school in Faulkton:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.4%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
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Faulkton compared to South Dakota state average:
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Religion statistics for Faulkton (based on Faulk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 98.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Faulkton government finances in 2002:
4.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,750 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,634 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 50
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Faulkton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Faulkton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Faulkton, SD