Fruitdale, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 64 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 30  (47.5%)
Females: 34  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57742

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,913 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Fruitdale:

$37,913
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,566 (it was $10,932 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,066 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Fruitdale:

$104,066
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $175,492; Detached houses: $190,398; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,811; In 2-unit structures: $104,718; Mobile homes: $142,762
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  • Races in Fruitdale, SD (2010)

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    • 6093.8%White alone
    • 34.7%Hispanic
    • 11.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fruitdale: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.0%), French (20.0%), Norwegian (20.0%), European (10.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2950 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 201 people per square mile   (very low).

Fruitdale, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Fruitdale:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fruitdale town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 85.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 2.4%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fruitdale, South Dakota as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fruitdale to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,901 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $737 (0.7%)

Fruitdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (47.0 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (338.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (828.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nisland, SD (2.7 miles ), Belle Fourche, SD (2.8 miles ), St. Onge, SD (2.9 miles) , Newell, SD (3.7 miles ), North Spearfish, SD (3.8 miles ), Spearfish, SD (3.8 miles ), Whitewood, SD (3.8 miles ), Vale, SD (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 103.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

3.5%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+44.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (38%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (38%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Fruitdale, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fruitdale-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Fruitdale town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.4 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fruitdale-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 40% 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 342.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 501.0 miles away from Fruitdale center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from Fruitdale center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 346.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fruitdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fruitdale:

  • BELLE FOURCHE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELLE FOURCHE, SD)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BELLE FOURCHE, SD)
  • REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER - SPEARFISH (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • SPEARFISH REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • DAVID M DORSETT HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)
  • SPEARFISH REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPEARFISH, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fruitdale:

  • Black Hills State University (about 15 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 48 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 133 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Sheridan College (about 160 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 183 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Mary (about 202 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 204 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fruitdale town (based on Butte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7547
Catholic7842
Evangelical Protestant6268
Other4272
None6,519-
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
Butte County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butte County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

29.1%
South Dakota:

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

10.0%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fruitdale:

41.0%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Fruitdale:

26.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.4%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fruitdale:

6.8%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
South Dakota:

6.8

General health condition:
Fruitdale:

64.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Fruitdale:

83.7%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fruitdale, 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

9.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.57% ($32,340 average AGI)
from Meade County, SD  0.88% ($27,000)
from Pennington County, SD  0.69% ($28,231)


8.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.03% ($32,737 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.75% ($21,429)
to Meade County, SD  0.67% ($31,840)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fruitdale:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fruitdale:

  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFMH (102.1 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K252DN (98.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K201AP (88.1 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: STATE BD. OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. T.V.)

TV broadcast stations around Fruitdale:

  • KHSD-TV (Channel 11; LEAD, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIVV-TV (Channel 5; LEAD, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KKRA-LP (Channel 24; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K20FT (Channel 20; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMM.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2576C , Serial Number: 26220, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Scott W Reder, 18917 Danish Rd, Fruitdale, SD 57717
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8262R , Serial Number: 30442, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Scott W Reder, 18917 Danish Rd, Fruitdale, SD 57717

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Other fuel (12%)

Fruitdale compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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