Freeman, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 1,289 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 587  (45.5%)
Females: 702  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57029.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,701 (it was $29,152 in 2000)
Freeman:

$46,701
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,793 (it was $17,077 in 2000)

Freeman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,749 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Freeman:

$117,749
SD:

$167,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Freeman: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.2%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Freeman, SD (2010)
    • 1,19491.4%White alone
    • 695.3%Hispanic
    • 181.4%Black alone
    • 161.2%Two or more races
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Freeman, South Dakota as of January 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freeman is 636 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Freeman by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.6)
2
(153.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(172.9)
2
(151.3)
2
(153.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(777.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.6)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)0.00.00.00.06.971.938.36.333.50.00.046.7

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City-data.com crime index in Freeman, SD

Crime rate in Freeman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (63.7%), American (9.6%), Norwegian (5.3%), Irish (2.3%), English (1.4%), Czechoslovakian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/23/1893

Elevation: 1514 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,203 people per square mile   (low).

Freeman, South Dakota map

33 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,529 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,591 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.35 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Freeman, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Freeman, SD in 2017
Freeman satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $275,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Freeman, SD residents
Average permit cost in Freeman, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in Freeman, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (31.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Freeman, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Freeman, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freeman-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 86% 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 68% 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 115.2 miles away from Freeman 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 84.2 miles away from Freeman center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 662.8 miles away from Freeman center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 174.4 miles away from Freeman 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hutchinson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Freeman:

  • FREEMAN COMMUNITY NH (510 E 8TH ST)
  • OAKVIEW TERRACE (510 E 8TH ST PO BOX 370)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Freeman:

  • TIESZEN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARION, SD)
  • MENNO-OLIVET CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MENNO, SD)
  • DIAMOND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, SD)
  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PARKER, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeman:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 37 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 47 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 75 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Wayne State College (about 80 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 82 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northeast Community College (about 91 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 114 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Freeman:

Private high school in Freeman:

Public elementary/middle schools in Freeman:

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Library in Freeman:

  • FREEMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,775; Location: 322 S MAIN ST; 16,671 books; 565 audio materials; 1,130 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Hotels: Fensel's Greenhouse & Flower Shop (500 North US Highway 81), Super 8 Motel (1019 South US Highway 81).

Birthplace of: Ken Haar - Politician.

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

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

FREEMAN (Population served: 1,306, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.2%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Freeman (2011 data):

  • Home Federal Bank: 4th St & Poplar Branch at 4th St & Poplar, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Freeman Branch at 174 East Fourth Street, branch established on 1902/05/02. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, headquarters in Mitchell, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation
  • Merchants State Bank: at 305 S. Main St, branch established on 1899/08/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.7 mil, Deposits: $121.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: H & W Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Freeman:

Marital status in Freeman, SD
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Freeman:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Freeman
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Freeman, SD (based on Hutchinson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,19428
Catholic1,2543
Mainline Protestant9695
Other1-
None925-
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: 5
Hutchinson County:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Hutchinson County:

10.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hutchinson County:

8.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hutchinson County:

21.7%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Freeman:

47.1%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.2%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Freeman:

28.2
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Freeman:

23.1%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Freeman:

14.2%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Freeman:

7.0
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Freeman:

32.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Freeman:

47.3%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Freeman:

69.9%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeman, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,119$42,7140$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,697$56,3647$1,223
Sewerage 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,717$32,6042$1,674
Financial Administration 1$4,561$54,7320$0
Local Libraries 1$2,088$25,0563$1,734
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$60
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$208
Firefighters 0$0 2$166
Health 0$0 10$1,090
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$23,733$40,68526$6,155

Freeman government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($112.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($34.13)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($26.38)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($13.96)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $220,000 ($170.67)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($134.21)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($129.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($126.45)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($104.73)
    Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($88.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($80.68)
    Libraries: $94,000 ($72.92)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($34.13)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($29.48)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($16.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($15.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($17.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $12,000 ($9.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($8.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($5.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $439,000 ($340.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($29.48)

Freeman government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $270,000 ($209.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($118.70)
    Other: $96,000 ($74.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($6.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($4.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $146,000 ($113.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000 ($33.36)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($31.81)
    Rents: $28,000 ($21.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($215.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,000 ($11.64)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $582,000 ($451.51)
    Property: $444,000 ($344.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $46,000 ($35.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($6.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($2.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.78)

Freeman government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $679,000 ($526.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000 ($475.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $537,000 ($416.60)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $509,000 ($394.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($51.20)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,000 ($21.72)

Freeman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,589,000 ($2784.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $538,000 ($417.38)

4.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Freeman, SD

  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeman:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., 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.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeman:

  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Freeman:

  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • $754,000Total costs
  • 2,673Total average daily traffic
  • 507Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,986Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freeman)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Freeman, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (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:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3722F , Serial Number: 17255217, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Hutchinson Flying Club LLC, 923 S Us Highway 81, Freeman, SD 57029
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4751Q , Serial Number: 18802508, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce L Hofer, 27304 436th Ave, Freeman, SD 57029
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7737N , Serial Number: 28-5181, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce L Hofer, 27304 436th Ave, Freeman, SD 57029
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9387R , Serial Number: 18802271T, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce L Hofer, 27304 436th Ave, Freeman, SD 57029
  • Aircraft: WEATHERLY AVIATION CO INC 620B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9020W , Serial Number: 1619, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce L Hofer, 27304 436th Ave, Freeman, SD 57029
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2018

Most common first names in Freeman, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4181.4 years
Anna3387.5 years
Mary2684.2 years
Jacob2483.7 years
Paul1982.5 years
Elizabeth1787.1 years
Henry1782.5 years
Edward1782.0 years
Lydia1785.2 years
Peter1684.6 years
Most common last names in Freeman, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hofer7683.4 years
Graber6185.1 years
Waltner5479.9 years
Gross4380.4 years
Kaufman3778.6 years
Preheim3781.3 years
Walter3180.1 years
Schrag3083.6 years
Miller2483.8 years
Kleinsasser2482.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freeman, SD
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 12.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freeman, SD
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Freeman compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Freeman on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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