For population 25 years and over in Freeman:
For population 15 years and over in Freeman city:
45 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,295 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (37.5 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (161.9 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (507.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dolton, SD (3.1 miles) , Marion, SD (3.2 miles ), Menno, SD (3.3 miles ), Bridgewater, SD (3.8 miles ), Olivet, SD (3.8 miles) , Monroe, SD (3.8 miles) , Parker, SD (3.9 miles ), Hurley, SD (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.35 N, Longitude: 97.43 W
Area code: 605
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-2.2%).
Work and jobs in Freeman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Freeman, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Freeman-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Freeman city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/30/1998, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Freeman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.2 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 60.3 miles away from Freeman center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 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 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Freeman 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 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hutchinson County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ken Haar - Politician.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.6%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
57 people in nursing homes in 2000
Freeman compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Freeman (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Freeman (based on Hutchinson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 101.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,984 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:
6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,944 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Freeman fatal accident list:
Oct 1, 2001 09:43 PM, Us-18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1995 05:31 PM, 6th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1980 05:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freeman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Freeman, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeman)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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