Hetland, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 28  (62.9%)
Females: 17  (37.1%)
Median resident age:  15.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip code: 57244

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,396 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Hetland:

$30,396
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $10,018 (it was $9,239 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,719 (it was $16,300 in 2000)
Hetland:

$50,719
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $39,547; Detached houses: $39,226
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hetland: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (92.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1733 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile   (very low).

Hetland, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hetland:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hetland town:

  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 48.2%

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

Hetland town:  1.5% ($238)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Hetland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (63.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (199.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (513.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arlington, SD (2.2 miles ), Lake Preston, SD (2.6 miles ), Badger, SD (2.8 miles) , Oldham, SD (3.3 miles ), Erwin, SD (3.6 miles) , Sinai, SD (3.6 miles) , Lake Norden, SD (3.8 miles ), Lake Poinsett, SD (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 97.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

2.7%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-18.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Wholesale trade (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hetland, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hetland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Hetland town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 tornado 24.2 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hetland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 70% 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 106.7 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 108.2 miles away from Hetland center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 661.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from Hetland 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 73.5 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 Kingsbury County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hetland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hetland:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ARLINGTON, SD)
  • KINGSBURY MEMORIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE PRESTON, SD)
  • KINGSBURY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LAKE PRESTON, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LAKE NORDEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE NORDEN, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY DE SMET (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DE SMET, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hetland:

  • South Dakota State University (about 23 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 61 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 74 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 88 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Northern State University (about 97 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of South Dakota (about 112 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Ridgewater College (about 119 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high school in Hetland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hetland:

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Kingsbury 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 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 35.5%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  23.5%
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:

5.0
South Dakota average:

10.5

Hetland travel time to work - commute Hetland 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 Hetland town (based on Kingsbury County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,48517
Catholic8573
Evangelical Protestant40310
Other1-
None402-
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: 4
Kingsbury County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kingsbury County:

26.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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$32
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$12
Totals for Government 0$0 4$44

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Brookings County, SD  1.10% ($20,609 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.77% ($29,938)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Brookings County, SD  0.96% ($36,250 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.82% ($35,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hetland:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KWAT (950 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hetland:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hetland:

  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K38CQ (Channel 38; HURON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K35GR (Channel 35; BADGER, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • 1.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 44.383056 Lon: -97.209722), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 6057733536, Toddd@dci.State.Sd.Us, 500 E. CAPITOL AVE.
  • 2 Mi S (Lat: 44.337778 Lon: -97.228611), Type: 243.8, Overall height: 219.4 m, Registrant: 6056775861, Dforseth@usd.Edu, CHERRY AND DAKOTA STS BOX 5000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 44.383028 Lon: -97.209778), Call Sign: KUL854, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/1997, Expiration Date: 07/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002Registrant: State Of South Dakota, 500 E Capital Ave, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-3536
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 44.383028 Lon: -97.209778), Call Sign: KNFP395, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3200 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Bit/State Radio Communications Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy 14 Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Fax: (605) 773-7979, Email:
  • 2 Km E (Lat: 44.383028 Lon: -97.209778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73 m, Call Sign: WXR364
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.000 MHz, 39.2800 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2000, Expiration Date: 12/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2005, Certifier: Todd R DravlandRegistrant: 500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501, Fax: (605) 773-4629

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.336083 Lon: -97.228389, Call Sign: KLN994, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 26.1300 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2007Registrant: South Dakota Board Of Directors For Ed. Telecommunications, Cherry & Dakota Streets Po Box 5000, Vermillion, SD 57069-5000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 3 Miles So. Of Hetland (Lat: 44.336056 Lon: -97.228389), Call Sign: WME686, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/1991, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002Registrant: S D Board Of Dir For Educ Telecom, Cherry & Dakota St, Vermillion, SD 57069
  • HETLAND, 1 Mi E And 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 44.398083 Lon: -97.208750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRX854, Licensee ID: L00001677
    Assigned Frequencies: 6700.62 MHz, 6680.62 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/2013, Expiration Date: 08/13/2023, Certifier: Matt L HohmanRegistrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S. Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8284, Fax: (218) 739-8683, Email:
  • HETLAND, 2 Mi S (Lat: 44.337778 Lon: -97.228611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 219.4 m, Overall height: 243.8 m, Call Sign: KWU36
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/1980, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: South Dakota Board Of Directors For Educational Telecommunications, 555 North Dakota Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-5000, Phone: (605) 677-5240, Fax: (605) 677-5010, Email:
  • 3 Mi S (Lat: 44.336056 Lon: -97.228389), Structure height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: KWU73
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/1971, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000Registrant: South Dakota State University, Kwsd-Tv Solberg Hall, Brookings, SD 57006
  • HETLAND, 2 Mi S (Lat: 44.337778 Lon: -97.228611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 219.4 m, Overall height: 243.8 m, Call Sign: WIW97
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/1980, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: South Dakota Board Of Directors For Educational Telecommunications, 555 North Dakota Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-5000, Phone: (605) 677-5240, Fax: (605) 677-5010, Email:
  • STATION, 1 Mile E Of (Lat: 44.383000 Lon: -97.209778), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WJD33
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/1995, Expiration Date: 05/03/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2000Registrant: Phone: (605) 773-4635

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)

Hetland 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.
  • 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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