For population 25 years and over in Highmore:
For population 15 years and over in Highmore city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,298 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (150.9 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (284.5 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (620.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ree Heights, SD (3.4 miles) , Harrold, SD (3.8 miles ), Miller, SD (4.7 miles ), St. Lawrence, SD (5.0 miles ), Blunt, SD (5.2 miles ), Lower Brule, SD (5.6 miles ), Orient, SD (5.6 miles) , Fort Thompson, SD (5.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.52 N, Longitude: 99.44 W
Area code: 605
Crime rates in Highmore (2003):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Highmore (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+2.3%).
Work and jobs in Highmore: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Highmore, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Highmore-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/3/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Highmore city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/9/1971, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Highmore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 21.1 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 69.5 miles away from Highmore center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Highmore center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hyde County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highmore:
Public high school in Highmore:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Highmore:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
Highmore compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Highmore (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Highmore city (based on Hyde County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.78%
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,172 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,740 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Highmore fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 2008 04:46 PM, Us-14, Sr-47, Lat: 44.527547, Lon: -99.441594, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 1988 05:40 AM, 47, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 1, 1987 09:15 AM, Us 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Highmore)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Highmore, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Highmore)