Grenville, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 29  (56.3%)
Females: 24  (43.8%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57239

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,712 (it was $10,000 in 2000)
Grenville:

$35,712
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,077 (it was $11,762 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,947 (it was $11,100 in 2000)
Grenville:

$87,947
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $113,879; Detached houses: $119,640; Mobile homes: $91,661
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  • White alone - 53 (98.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grenville: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (44.8%), German (33.6%), Polish (18.1%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 1/1/1921

Elevation: 1850 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 223 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grenville:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grenville town:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,286 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (1.4%)

Grenville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (101.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (203.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Roslyn, SD (2.3 miles ), Waubay, SD (3.2 miles ), Eden, SD (3.2 miles) , Webster, SD (3.3 miles ), Ortley, SD (3.6 miles) , Agency Village, SD (4.1 miles) , Goodwill, SD (4.1 miles ), Lake City, SD (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.47 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Grenville household income distribution Grenville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-23.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (64%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Utilities (50%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Grenville, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Grenville town center injured one person and caused $750,000 in damages.

On 6/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 33.5 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grenville-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from Grenville center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 650.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Grenville 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 201.1 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 Day County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Grenville:

  • STRAND-KJORSVIG COMMUNITY REST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROSLYN, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grenville:

  • Northern State University (about 54 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 68 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 85 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • South Dakota State University (about 85 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 101 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 101 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 102 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Tourist attraction: Pickerel Lake State Recreation Area (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12980 446 Avenue).

Day 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 Grenville and their reported violations in the past:

GRENVILLE (Population served: 54, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.8 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  46.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Grenville compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grenville town (based on Day County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.85%
Here: 91.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents45.5%35.5%4.8%4.7%3.8%
Congregations36.4%15.2%9.1%6.1%6.1%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%1.3%1.0%0.5%0.6%
Congregations3.0%6.1%6.1%3.0%9.1%
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: 3
Day County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Day County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Day County:

28.3%
South Dakota:

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

14.6%
State:

14.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$551
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$290
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$435
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$261
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$508
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,045

6.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Codington County, SD  1.13% ($39,423 average AGI)
from Brown County, SD  0.87% ($27,750)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.48% ($16,273)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Brown County, SD  1.22% ($25,750 average AGI)
to Codington County, SD  0.96% ($36,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grenville:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Grenville:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Grenville:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0CRL
    Grant Date: 05/21/1998, Expiration Date: 05/21/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2010
    Registrant: Corey T Liknes, Rr 1 Box 129, Grenville, SD 57239
  • Call Sign: KD0NIP, Licensee ID: L01610409
    Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/29/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2011, Certifier: Daniel P Riley
    Registrant: Daniel P Riley, 1023 Y Camp Rd, Grenville, SD 57239
  • Call Sign: W0UGM, Previous Call Sign: KD0NIP, Licensee ID: L01610409
    Grant Date: 05/10/2011, Expiration Date: 05/10/2021, Certifier: Daniel P Riley
    Registrant: Daniel P Riley, 1023 Y Camp Rd, Grenville, SD 57239


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grenville)
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