Green Grass, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 35. Population change since 2000: -39.7%
Males: 10  (29.0%)
Females: 25  (71.0%)
Median resident age:  22.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57633

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,555 (it was $14,688 in 2000)
Green Grass:

$29,555
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,214 (it was $3,135 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $17,358 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Green Grass:

$17,358
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $43,140; Detached houses: $9,082; Mobile homes: $99,903
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Green Grass races chart
  • American Indian alone - 33 (94.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (5.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Green Grass: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (29.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 1860 feet

Land area: 8.21 square miles.

Population density: 4.3 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Green Grass:

  • High school or higher: 103.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.2%

For population 15 years and over in Green Grass CDP:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 36.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Green Grass CDP:  0.0% ($0)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Green Grass satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (115.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (377.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (717.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: North Eagle Butte, SD (3.4 miles ), Eagle Butte, SD (3.5 miles ), Isabel, SD (4.2 miles ), Whitehorse, SD (4.3 miles) , Dupree, SD (4.4 miles ), Timber Lake, SD (4.4 miles ), La Plant, SD (5.4 miles) , Faith, SD (6.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.17 N, Longitude: 101.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Green Grass household income distribution Green Grass home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Green Grass, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Green Grass-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Green Grass place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Green Grass-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 58% 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 462.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 288.7 miles away from Green Grass center
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 112.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Green Grass center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 622.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dewey County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Green Grass:

  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT EAGLE BUTTE Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; EAGLE BUTTE, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Green Grass:

  • University of Mary (about 111 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 117 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 123 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Northern State University (about 136 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Black Hills State University (about 137 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Chadron State College (about 185 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Minot State University (about 213 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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Cemetery: Green Grass Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Green Grass Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dewey 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 2012: 29.0%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Green Grass compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Green Grass travel time to work - commute Green Grass mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Green Grass CDP (based on Dewey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.71%
Here: 58.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents29.3%23.5%14.2%9.2%8.5%
Congregations14.8%25.9%18.5%3.7%3.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANorth American Baptist ConferenceWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.4%2.3%2.1%1.8%4.5%
Congregations3.7%3.7%7.4%3.7%14.8%
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: 2
Dewey County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Dewey County:

11.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Dewey County:

37.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%

6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Pennington County, SD  0.88% ($18,235 average AGI)
from Ziebach County, SD  0.62% ($14,833)


7.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Pennington County, SD  0.96% ($14,158 average AGI)
to Ziebach County, SD  0.71% ($18,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Green Grass:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Green Grass:

  • KPSD-FM (97.1 FM; FAITH, SD; Owner: STATE BD. OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TV)

TV broadcast stations around Green Grass:

  • KPSD-TV (Channel 13; EAGLE BUTTE, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 666
Total average daily truck traffic: 46
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 769

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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