Harrison, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 52. Population change since 2000: +2.0%
Males: 30  (59.1%)
Females: 22  (40.9%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57344

Estimated median household income in 2016: $84,396 (it was $25,500 in 2000)
Harrison:

$84,396
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,885 (it was $13,170 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,292 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Harrison:

$88,292
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $70,719; Detached houses: $70,145
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    • 5198.1%White alone
    • 11.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrison: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (38.9%), Norwegian (25.0%), German (5.6%), Swedish (5.6%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1690 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile   (low).

Harrison, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Harrison:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrison CDP:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harrison, South Dakota as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrison to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


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

Harrison CDP:  1.7% ($325)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Harrison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (90.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (197.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (562.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Holland, SD (2.0 miles) , Corsica, SD (2.5 miles ), Storla, SD (2.7 miles) , Stickney, SD (3.4 miles ), Armour, SD (3.5 miles ), Geddes, SD (3.9 miles ), Platte, SD (4.0 miles ), Lake Andes, SD (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 98.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

2.4%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (50%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Harrison, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Harrison place center .

On 5/14/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the place center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 61% 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 607.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 69.7 miles away from Harrison 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 49.5 miles away from the city 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 25.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from Harrison center
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 363.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrison:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CORSICA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORSICA, SD)
  • DOUGLAS CO MEMORIAL HOSP-CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARMOUR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 89 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 93 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 107 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Northeast Community College (about 112 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 113 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 129 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northern State University (about 140 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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Douglas 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 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
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:

11.3
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harrison CDP (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,43311
Mainline Protestant1,1206
Catholic3081
None141-
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: 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Douglas County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

26.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

29.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

4.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison:

  • 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.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 43.435556 Lon: -98.661667, Call Sign: WQXM483
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.225 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2016, Expiration Date: 04/14/2026, Certifier: Randy VeurinkRegistrant: B & L Communications, Post Office Box 387, Platte, SD 57369, Phone: (605) 337-3377, Fax: (605) 337-3477, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HARRISON N, 451 Edgemont Road (Lat: 43.892833 Lon: -103.906583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQSU465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2013, Expiration Date: 11/18/2023, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0YNO, Licensee ID: L01831218, Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/18/2023, Certifier: Harvey L Hofstee, Registrant: Harvey L Hofstee, 37560 271st St, Harrison, SD 57344

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42205 , Serial Number: 14447, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Vanderpol Construction Co, 27406 377th Ave, Harrison, SD 57344
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680 (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5053V , Serial Number: 75-8307, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Vanderpol Construction Co Inc, 27406 377th Ave, Harrison, SD 57344
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5251U , Serial Number: 206-0251, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): David Vanderpol Construction Co, 37730 273rd St, Harrison, SD 57344
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55045 , Serial Number: 75-2850, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Vanderpol Construction Co Inc, 27406 377th Ave, Harrison, SD 57344

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Harrison compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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