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Population in 2012: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 

Males: 104  (49.5%)
Females: 107  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  50.6 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57342.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,197 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Geddes:

$31,197
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,833

Geddes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,148 (it was $21,900 in 2000)
Geddes:

$55,148
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,379; Detached houses: $37,672; Mobile homes: $57,662

Median gross rent in 2012: $421.

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Geddes races chart
  • White alone - 200 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Geddes: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.1%), Czech (21.6%), Dutch (12.5%), Norwegian (8.4%), Irish (6.8%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Geddes:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Geddes city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 6.9%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Geddes, South Dakota as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Geddes to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (1.5%)

Geddes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (100.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (194.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Andes, SD (3.2 miles ), Platte, SD (3.4 miles ), New Holland, SD (3.6 miles) , Harrison, SD (3.9 miles) , Pickstown, SD (3.9 miles) , Ravinia, SD (4.0 miles) , Bonesteel, SD (4.2 miles ), Armour, SD (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $19,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 98.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-11.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Geddes, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Geddes-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Geddes city center .

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Geddes-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 90% 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 75.4 miles away from the city 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 35.0 miles away from Geddes 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 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 69.5 miles away from Geddes center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 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 Charles Mix County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Geddes topographic map

Birthplace of: J. James Exon - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Geddes:

  • LAKE ANDES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAKE ANDES, SD)
  • PLATTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PLATTE, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Geddes, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geddes:

  • University of South Dakota (about 96 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 5,598)
  • Northeast Community College (about 107 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Wayne State College (about 111 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • South Dakota State University (about 121 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 131 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Central Community College (about 165 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 169 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Geddes:

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Notable locations in Geddes: Geddes Volunteer Fire Department (A), Geddes City Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Charles Mix 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 2012: 23.3%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Geddes, SD

Geddes compared to South Dakota state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Geddes (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Geddes Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1930/04/21. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $101.4 mil, Deposits: $88.7 mil, headquarters in Armour, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lewis Banshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Geddes travel time to work - commute


Geddes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Geddes city (based on Charles Mix County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.47%
Here72.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.0%10.2%8.6%8.3%7.2%
Congregations18.8%9.4%6.3%3.1%15.6%
NameLutheran ChurchReformed Church in AmericaHutterian BrethrenEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.9%5.5%4.4%1.6%4.3%
Congregations6.3%3.1%9.4%6.3%21.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Charles Mix County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Charles Mix County:

14.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Charles Mix County:

32.8%
South Dakota:

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

18.9%
State:

14.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$837
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$560
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,407
Sewerage 0$0 2$375
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$661
Water Supply 0$0 2$243
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 18$5,283


4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.60% ($23,000 average AGI)
from Davison County, SD  0.44% ($15,538)


6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.12% ($17,147 average AGI)
to Davison County, SD  0.95% ($16,379)

Strongest AM radio stations in Geddes:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Geddes:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Geddes:

  • K57BX (Channel 57; LAKE ANDES, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Booster Pump Station 3.3 2 Mi E And 7 Mi N (Lat: 43.358611 Lon: -98.633694), Call Sign: WCQ418, Licensee ID: L00085596
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/29/2022
    Registrant: Randall Community Water District, Box 37 445 Main St, Lake Andes, SD 57356, Phone: (605) 487-7823, Fax: (605) 487-7824, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0VYT, Licensee ID: L00645822
    Grant Date: 04/15/2006, Expiration Date: 04/15/2016
    Registrant: Daniel J Stuart, 603 S Main Ave, Geddes, SD 57342

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SIXCHUTER SR7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1020F , Serial Number: 97-1718-2SR7, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis D Sybesma, 28432 376th Ave, Geddes, SD 57342



Most common first names in Geddes, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1279.8 years
Mary1188.9 years
William1180.6 years
Frank1081.6 years
John1075.5 years
Henry677.8 years
Helen677.7 years
James671.6 years
Rose590.0 years
Anna489.5 years
Most common last names in Geddes, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips881.6 years
Meis771.1 years
Steckley787.6 years
Nelson683.8 years
Varilek575.6 years
Funke584.6 years
Dufek481.0 years
Mansheim474.7 years
Petrik482.5 years
Blair490.2 years
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