Frederick, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.6%
Males: 98  (49.2%)
Females: 102  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57441.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,333 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Frederick:

$50,333
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,553 (it was $13,881 in 2000)

Frederick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,111 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Frederick:

$62,111
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $76,854; Detached houses: $69,902; Mobile homes: $161,811

Median gross rent in 2016: $744.

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  • Races in Frederick, SD (2010)

    Frederick races chart
    • 19698.5%White alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone

Races in Frederick detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Frederick: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.9%), Finnish (7.1%), English (4.8%), Norwegian (4.8%), American (3.6%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 6/21/1882

Elevation: 1375 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 549 people per square mile   (low).

Frederick, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Frederick:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frederick town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
South Dakota:

3.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Frederick, South Dakota as of December 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Frederick to the number of sex offenders is 244 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $831 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,427 (1.6%)

Frederick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (108.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (261.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (606.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ellendale, ND (3.4 miles ), Westport, SD (3.6 miles) , Forbes, ND (3.9 miles) , Hecla, SD (4.2 miles ), Columbia, SD (4.2 miles) , Wetonka, SD (4.4 miles) , Ludden, ND (4.7 miles) , Leola, SD (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.83 N, Longitude: 98.51 W

Area code: 605

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

2.5%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Frederick: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Frederick, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Frederick, South Dakota average temperatures Frederick, South Dakota average precipitation Frederick, South Dakota humidity Frederick, South Dakota wind speed Frederick, South Dakota snowfall Frederick, South Dakota sunshine Frederick, South Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Frederick-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Frederick town center .

On 5/20/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frederick-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 597.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from Frederick center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Frederick 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 212.9 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 Brown County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frederick topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward John Thye - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Frederick:

  • DICKEY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ELLENDALE, ND)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELLENDALE, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frederick:

  • Northern State University (about 27 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 97 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 110 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 110 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 110 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 120 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of Mary (about 124 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Public high school in Frederick:

Public elementary/middle schools in Frederick:

See full list of schools located in Frederick

Library in Frederick:

  • EMMA BURNHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,285; Location: 403 MAIN ST; 18,072 books; 288 audio materials; 1,298 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Frederick: Frederick Fire Department (A), Frederick City Hall (B), Emma Burnham Public Library (C), Frederick Area Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Frederick Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Brown 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: 17.5%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Frederick (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Frederick: The First National Bank Of Frederick at 314 Main Street, branch established on 1882/05/18. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $18.1 mil, Deposits: $15.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Frederick town (based on Brown County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,78224
Catholic8,5436
Evangelical Protestant7,40041
Other4263
None8,380-
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: 6
Brown County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brown County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Brown County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

27.6%
South Dakota:

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

16.7%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Frederick:

50.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Frederick:

43.4%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Frederick:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.8%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Frederick:

8.8%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frederick:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.1%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Frederick:

57.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Frederick:

72.7%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frederick, 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$1,557
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$447
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,376
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,509
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$247
Totals for Government 0$0 9$5,136

Frederick government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($140.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($80.00)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($70.00)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($60.00)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($50.00)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($45.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($20.00)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($10.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,000 ($95.00)

Frederick government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($75.00)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($50.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($45.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($20.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($150.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($15.00)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($5.00)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($140.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($10.00)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Edmunds County, SD  0.34% ($35,480 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($32,209)
from Codington County, SD  0.21% ($23,742)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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  0.53% ($30,346 average AGI)
to Edmunds County, SD  0.32% ($29,787)
to Codington County, SD  0.22% ($28,563)

Strongest AM radio stations in Frederick:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KGIM (1420 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frederick:

  • KBFO (106.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN-FM (94.1 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Frederick:

  • K24DT (Channel 24; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 517Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total average daily truck traffic
  • 977Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Frederick)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • E Main St Box 486 (Lat: 45.821639 Lon: -98.505083), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WNTW527
    Assigned Frequencies: 6715.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/1999, Expiration Date: 11/02/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010Registrant: Phone: (202) 857-3500
  • Frederick Sub 45, Lat: 45.792472 Lon: -98.518361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQMD540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Derek W GoreckiRegistrant: Northern Wireless Communications Inc., 39456 133rd St, Bath, SD 57427, Phone: (605) 225-0310, Fax: (605) 725-1684, Email:
  • Frederick Sub 135, Lat: 45.792472 Lon: -98.518361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQMD540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Derek W GoreckiRegistrant: Northern Wireless Communications Inc., 39456 133rd St, Bath, SD 57427, Phone: (605) 225-0310, Fax: (605) 725-1684, Email:
  • Frederick Sub 315, Lat: 45.792472 Lon: -98.518361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQMD540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Derek W GoreckiRegistrant: Northern Wireless Communications Inc., 39456 133rd St, Bath, SD 57427, Phone: (605) 225-0310, Fax: (605) 725-1684, Email:
  • Frederick Sub 225, Lat: 45.792472 Lon: -98.518361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQMD540
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Derek W GoreckiRegistrant: Northern Wireless Communications Inc., 39456 133rd St, Bath, SD 57427, Phone: (605) 225-0310, Fax: (605) 725-1684, Email:
  • FREDERICK, 38722 112th Street (Lat: 45.765639 Lon: -98.490778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQSW792
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/2013, Expiration Date: 11/29/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0KMH, Licensee ID: L00596911, Grant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2015, Certifier: John L Noble, Registrant: John L Noble, 39038 114th St, Frederick, SD 57441-6405
  • Call Sign: KD0NIL, Licensee ID: L01610244, Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 12/28/2020, Certifier: Archie L Clifford Jr, Registrant: Archie L Clifford Jr, 37947 115th St, Frederick, SD 57441

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77LU , Serial Number: 17281154, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Sumption Aero LLC, 39150 107th St, Frederick, SD 57441

Drinking water stations with addresses in Frederick and their reported violations in the past:

FREDERICK (Population served: 215, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In MAR-26-2014, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2014)
Most common first names in Frederick, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1278.7 years
Emma690.2 years
Fred584.2 years
Edward578.2 years
Mary578.0 years
Henry482.0 years
Helen480.7 years
Ethel476.7 years
Mamie486.7 years
Margaret478.5 years
Most common last names in Frederick, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Groop785.7 years
Larsen783.0 years
Nixon677.0 years
Sumption686.8 years
Johnson581.8 years
Peldo577.4 years
Smith575.8 years
Anderson473.0 years
Bain475.5 years
Luoma472.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Electricity (16%)

Frederick compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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