Hermosa, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 406 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.9%
Males: 203  (50.0%)
Females: 203  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57744.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,041 (it was $35,341 in 2000)
Hermosa:

$41,041
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,497 (it was $13,147 in 2000)

Hermosa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,040 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Hermosa:

$107,040
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $97,898; Detached houses: $117,036; Mobile homes: $37,256

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,015.

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  • Races in Hermosa, SD (2010)

    Hermosa races chart
    • 34285.9%White alone
    • 215.3%Hispanic
    • 184.5%Two or more races
    • 123.0%American Indian alone
    • 41.0%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hermosa: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.9%), Irish (9.5%), Norwegian (8.3%), Swedish (7.0%), English (5.4%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3303 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,044 people per square mile   (low).

Hermosa,SD real estate house value index trend

Hermosa, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hermosa:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hermosa town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hermosa, South Dakota as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hermosa to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,648 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $954 (1.0%)

Hermosa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (16.5 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (289.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (797.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairburn, SD (3.2 miles) , Keystone, SD (3.5 miles ), Colonial Pine Hills, SD (3.6 miles ), Green Valley, SD (3.8 miles ), Rapid Valley, SD (4.0 miles ), Rapid City, SD (4.1 miles ), Box Elder, SD (4.5 miles ), Hill City, SD (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $68,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 103.19 W

Area code: 605

Hermosa household income distribution Hermosa home values distribution

Crime rates in Hermosa by Year
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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+30.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Hermosa, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hermosa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Hermosa town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hermosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 16% 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 373.2 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 156.0 miles away from Hermosa center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 528.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from Hermosa center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 378.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Custer County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hermosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hermosa:

  • BLACK HILLS SURGICAL HOSPITAL LLP Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • WESTHILLS VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • BLACK HILLS REHAB HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • BLACK HILLS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • SAME DAY SURGERY CENTER LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hermosa:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 17 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 57 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Chadron State College (about 72 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Casper College (about 173 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 197 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 206 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 212 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hermosa:

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Notable locations in Hermosa: Hermosa Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hermosa Branch Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: State Game Lodge (Custer State Park).

Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.245. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.245
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

9.14

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

HERMOSA WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HERMOSA-OLD SYSTEM (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-14-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-13-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUL-12-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 69.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  64.2%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Hermosa compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hermosa town (based on Custer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6716
Evangelical Protestant73513
Catholic3683
Other101
None5,432-
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
Custer County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Custer County:

8.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

24.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

26.4%
South Dakota:

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

14.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,029$36,3481$1,277
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$3,135
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 1$3,029$36,3483$4,512

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

  • Construction - General: $90,000 ($221.67)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $31,000 ($76.35)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($71.43)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($44.33)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($39.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($27.09)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($22.17)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($7.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($7.39)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($59.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($61.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($7.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($81.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($9.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($17.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($130.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($9.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $47,000 ($115.76)
    Property: $25,000 ($61.58)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($4.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $119,000 ($293.10)

9.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.87% ($30,797 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.51% ($39,875)
from Fall River County, SD  0.38% ($30,417)


7.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.92%
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 Pennington County, SD  2.09% ($34,923 average AGI)
to Fall River County, SD  0.45% ($34,143)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.38% ($21,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hermosa:

  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFCR (1490 AM; 1 kW; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hermosa:

  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hermosa:

  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • K55AV (Channel 55; PRINGLE, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELLCOMM.)
  • K28DP (Channel 28; CUSTER, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $67,000Total costs
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 400Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hermosa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 6.5 Mi Se (Lat: 43.773889 Lon: -103.222139), Call Sign: KNHM956, Licensee ID: L00108707
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2003, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013
    Registrant: Hermosa Water Users Association, Hcr 83 Box 8, Hermosa, SD 57744
  • 7.2 Km Sse (Lat: 43.776111 Lon: -103.144917), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: KNHU555
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2004, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Certifier: Rick Fox
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • 10 Mi Se (Lat: 43.775833 Lon: -103.055472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 11.9 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WSJ986
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 03/22/2015
    Registrant: Western Communications, Inc., 3106 Cambell Street, Rapid City, SD 57701-4119, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 2 3/4 Mi. Se Of Hermosa, Sd (Lat: 43.809417 Lon: -103.179333), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WME907
    Assigned Frequencies: 6950.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/1992, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2012
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • Hermosa, 1.9 Miles S Of Hermosa, Sd (Lat: 43.809417 Lon: -103.179333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQAC605
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2004, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2009, Certifier: William F Duhamel
    Registrant: Hse Communications, Inc., 1501 W. Campus Drive, Unit E, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 798-1700, Fax: (303) 730-6101, Email:
  • 1.9 Mi S Of (Lat: 43.809417 Lon: -103.179333), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KAU47, Licensee ID: L00022211
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2006
    Registrant: Duhamel Broadcasting Enterprises, 518 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2717
  • 1.9 Mi S Of (Lat: 43.809417 Lon: -103.179333), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KAW63, Licensee ID: L00022211
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2009
    Registrant: Duhamel Broadcasting Enterprises, 518 Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-2717
  • Hermosa, 1.9 Mi S Of (Lat: 43.809417 Lon: -103.179333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KRZ89
    Assigned Frequencies: 6937.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Hse Communications, Inc., 1501 W. Campus Drive, Unit E, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 798-1700, Fax: (303) 730-6101, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hermosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 394T , Serial Number: TC-854, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): T C B Aviation Inc, L H Road West Box 212, Hermosa, SD 57744
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5083W , Serial Number: P21000635, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Leon E Martin, 14167 Mielke Pl, Hermosa, SD 57744
  • Aircraft: KORUPP RICHARD J KITFOX SERIES 5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65RC , Serial Number: S9405-0022, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne A Dietrich, 13901 Battle Creek Rd, Hermosa, SD 57744
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95150 , Serial Number: 9550, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell L Harkin, Box 140, Hermosa, SD 57744
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9878B , Serial Number: 7EC-659, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1958
    Registrant (Corporation): Rittberger Beef Inc, 15663 Sd Highway 40, Hermosa, SD 57744

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Hermosa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hermosa, SD
Most common first names in Hermosa, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.7 years
William1280.3 years
George781.9 years
Thomas683.0 years
Charles482.2 years
Esther473.7 years
Margaret482.7 years
Mary487.0 years
Donald475.3 years
Gladys389.0 years
Most common last names in Hermosa, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown683.5 years
Oneill684.7 years
Lintz485.2 years
Mcmahon486.7 years
Mead478.0 years
Mills481.3 years
Kaiser382.0 years
Hartshorn384.0 years
Hasselstrom382.0 years
Knapp369.7 years

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