Hazel, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 90 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 40  (45.2%)
Females: 50  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57242

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,422 (it was $23,000 in 2000)
Hazel:

$51,422
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,259 (it was $15,035 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,497 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Hazel:

$89,497
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $111,891; Detached houses: $110,982
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    • 22.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hazel: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), American (21.4%), Norwegian (21.4%), Finnish (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1766 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile   (very low).

Hazel, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hazel:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazel town:

  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,321 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $897 (0.9%)

Hazel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (90.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (202.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (528.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Naples, SD (2.6 miles) , Vienna, SD (2.6 miles) , Henry, SD (3.0 miles ), Hayti, SD (3.3 miles ), Bryant, SD (3.5 miles ), Lake Norden, SD (3.9 miles ), Willow Lake, SD (3.9 miles ), Watertown, SD (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $23,600
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.76 N, Longitude: 97.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (46%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Average climate in Hazel, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hazel-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Hazel town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hazel-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 90.7 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 106.9 miles away from Hazel center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 652.4 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 82.6 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 157.1 miles away from Hazel 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 85.9 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 Hamlin County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hazel:

  • BRYANT PARKVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRYANT, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LAKE NORDEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE NORDEN, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazel:

  • South Dakota State University (about 43 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Northern State University (about 73 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 83 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 88 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 90 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 112 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Ridgewater College (about 116 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Notable location: Hazel Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hamlin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.9. This is worse than average.

City:

91.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.3%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hazel (2011 data):

  • Reliabank Dakota: Hazel Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1938/03/01. Info updated 2011/01/10: Bank assets: $223.0 mil, Deposits: $193.2 mil, headquarters in Estelline, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Big Sioux Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
South Dakota average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hazel town (based on Hamlin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,3587
Catholic6163
Evangelical Protestant25211
None3,677-
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: 3
Hamlin County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Hamlin County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamlin County:

27.2%
South Dakota:

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

11.6%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hazel:

40.6%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.4%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.3
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hazel:

13.5%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hazel:

15.3%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hazel:

7.2
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

46.9%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.6%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hazel, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$370
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$134
Sewerage 0$0 1$74
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$74
Totals for Government 0$0 6$652

Hazel government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $6,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($44.44)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($44.44)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($22.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($11.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $4,000 ($44.44)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($44.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($88.89)

Hazel government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($11.11)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($166.67)

Hazel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($933.33)

6.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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  1.60% ($37,750 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.60% ($31,583)


7.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Codington County, SD  2.03% ($44,244 average AGI)
to Brookings County, SD  0.94% ($21,368)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.89% ($23,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hazel:

  • KWAT (950 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDR (1480 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazel:

  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hazel:

  • 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.)
  • K32DK (Channel 32; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K35GR (Channel 35; BADGER, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3 1/2 Mi W And 1 3/4 Mi S (Lat: 44.749417 Lon: -97.416750), Call Sign: KNEJ610, Licensee ID: L00088432
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2002, Expiration Date: 11/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2013Registrant: Dallas Bochek, Rr 1 Box 42, Vienna, SD 57271
  • 1 Mi S 1/2 Mi E & 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 44.736639 Lon: -97.374250), Call Sign: KNCK525
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2002, Expiration Date: 05/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2012Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 5 Mi E & 2 Mi N (Lat: 44.768028 Lon: -97.296194), Call Sign: KNDX623, Licensee ID: L00091726
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/1997, Expiration Date: 10/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2002Registrant: Keith James, Rr 1 Box 80, Hazel, SD 57242, Phone: (605) 628-2284
  • Lat: 44.716500 Lon: -97.379194, Call Sign: WQNY960
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.102 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/13/2021, Certifier: Curt LukenRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 44.716500 Lon: -97.379194, Call Sign: WQOA412
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.287 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/2011, Expiration Date: 07/25/2021, Certifier: Curt LukenRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hazel and their reported violations in the past:

HAZEL (Population served: 91, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Hazel compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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