Hot Springs, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 3,460 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.2%
 
Males: 1,811  (52.4%)
Females: 1,649  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

54.6 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57747.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,380 (it was $27,079 in 2000)
Hot Springs:

$43,380
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,019 (it was $16,618 in 2000)

Hot Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,809 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Hot Springs:

$121,809
SD:

$167,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hot Springs: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.6% for American Indian residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hot Springs, SD (2017)
    • 2,81977.3%White alone
    • 36510.0%American Indian alone
    • 2306.3%Hispanic
    • 1052.9%Asian alone
    • 782.1%Black alone
    • 491.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Hot Springs, South Dakota as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hot Springs is 165 to 1.


Crime rates in Hot Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(84.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(121.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
2
(49.5)
5
(124.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.2)
6
(162.4)
4
(113.0)
3
(86.3)
4
(115.5)
8
(228.1)
2
(56.5)
10
(291.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(242.2)
24
(580.6)
15
(366.3)
19
(470.3)
9
(224.2)
10
(246.1)
10
(266.2)
8
(216.6)
2
(56.5)
8
(230.0)
3
(86.6)
11
(313.7)
12
(339.0)
5
(145.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(266.5)
19
(459.6)
13
(317.5)
29
(717.8)
24
(597.8)
29
(713.8)
43
(1,145)
12
(324.9)
14
(395.4)
14
(402.5)
31
(894.9)
29
(826.9)
66
(1,864)
25
(729.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(72.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
2
(49.8)
1
(24.6)
5
(133.1)
5
(135.4)
6
(169.4)
2
(57.5)
3
(86.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(169.5)
7
(204.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)77.0107.443.273.568.547.7107.071.5123.754.195.0123.5123.2137.5

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City-data.com crime index in Hot Springs, SD

Crime rate in Hot Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (22.1%), American (10.8%), Irish (6.9%), English (4.8%), Norwegian (4.4%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 7/5/1890

Elevation: 3464 feet

Land area: 2.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,188 people per square mile   (low).

Hot Springs, South Dakota map

115 residents are foreign born (0.8% Africa, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,930 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,612 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (46.3 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (258.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (810.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Buffalo Gap, SD (3.0 miles),
Pringle, SD (3.7 miles),
Edgemont, SD (4.5 miles ),
Oelrichs, SD (4.6 miles),
Fairburn, SD (4.7 miles),
Custer, SD (4.9 miles ),
Hermosa, SD (5.6 miles ),
Keystone, SD (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 103.48 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Hot Springs, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hot Springs, SD in 2017

Hot Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Hot Springs, SD residents
Average permit cost in Hot Springs, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Historical population in Hot Springs, SD
Historical housing units in Hot Springs, SD
Most common industries in Hot Springs, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Rail transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.4%)
  • Rail transportation (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.9%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Hot Springs, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)

Average climate in Hot Springs, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hot Springs, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.116. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.116
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 7/14/1969, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Hot Springs city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1961, a category F2 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hot Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 9% 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 365.5 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 127.9 miles away from Hot Springs center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 517.4 miles away from Hot Springs 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 134.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from the city 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 370.8 miles away from Hot Springs 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 Fall River County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hot Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hot Springs:

  • FALL RIVER HOSPITAL - CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1201 HIGHWAY 71 SOUTH)
  • SOUTHERN HILLS HOSPITAL (209 NORTH 16TH STREET PO BOX 940)
  • CASTLE MANOR (209 N 16TH ST)
  • MICHAEL J FITZMAURICE SOUTH DAKOTA VETERANS HOME (2500 MINNEKAHTA AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Hot Springs:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hot Springs:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 47 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 49 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Black Hills State University (about 77 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Casper College (about 150 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 175 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 181 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 182 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)

Public high school in Hot Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hot Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Hot Springs:

  • BETHESDA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 1537 BALTIMORE AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Hot Springs

Library in Hot Springs:

  • HOT SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,899; Location: 2005 LIBRARY DRIVE; 21,054 books; 584 audio materials; 1,598 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 147 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hot Springs: South Dakota State Soldiers Home (A), Hot Springs Fire Department (B), Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Fire Department (C), Hot Springs City Hall (D), Hot Springs Public Library (E), Fall River County Courthouse (F), Hot Springs Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hot Springs National Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hot Brook (A), Cold Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum-Fall River County-Historical (300 North Chicago Street), Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary (Recreation Areas; Po Box 998), Institute of Range & American Mustang (Po Box 998), Mammoth Site - Truck by Pass (Tours & Charters; Highway 18), Rockin R Rides Inc (Tours & Charters; Fall River Road), Evans Plunge (Tours & Charters; 1145 North River Street).

Hotels: Budget Host Hills Inn (640 South 6th Street), Rodeway Inn Hot Springs (402 Battle Mountain Avenue), Flat Iron Guest Suites & Coffee Bar (745 North River Street), Sojourner Inn (1729 Minnekahta Avenue), Best Western Inn By The River (602 West River Street), Wayside Motel (510 South 6th Street), Super 8 Hot Springs SD (800 Mammoth Street), Historic Log Cabin Motel (Highway 385 North), Inn by the River (602 West River Street).

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

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

HOT SPRINGS VA CENTER (Population served: 445, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2007)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MERCHEN'S MOBILE HOME ACRES (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2007, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2007)
GREEN ACRES ESTATES (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hot Springs that have no violations reported:

  • HOT SPRINGS (Population served: 3,711, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES (Population served: 83, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS WATER (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS WATER (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.6%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Hot Springs in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Hot Springs in 2000:

  • 209 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Hot Springs (2011 data):

  • First Interstate Bank: Hot Springs Drive Up Branch at 509 6th Street, branch established on 1991/02/01; Hot Springs Branch at 343 South Chicago Street, branch established on 1985/06/01. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Hot Springs Branch at 702 Jennings Avenue, branch established on 1987/10/01; Hot Springs Drive Up Branch at 137 South Chicago Street, branch established on 1994/01/03. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hot Springs Branch at 101 South Chicago Street, branch established on 1934/04/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Hot Springs:

Marital status in Hot Springs, SD
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hot Springs:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hot Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hot Springs, SD (based on Fall River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1039
Evangelical Protestant1,00512
Catholic8122
Other2822
None3,892-
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
Here:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

15.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Fall River County:

13.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fall River County:

9.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Fall River County:

28.0%
State:

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

9.4%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hot Springs:

55.5%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hot Springs:

9.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hot Springs:

34.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hot Springs, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$21,245$25,4940$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$24,286$29,1430$0
Parks and Recreation 10$28,604$34,32529$16,665
Water Supply 4$13,540$40,6200$0
Local Libraries 4$8,529$25,5870$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,201$45,6032$2,197
Financial Administration 4$13,675$41,0250$0
Sewerage 3$11,846$47,3840$0
Police - Other 2$4,809$28,8540$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,819$21,8280$0
Airports 0$0 2$2,449
Totals for Government 52$143,554$33,12833$21,311

Hot Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $961,000 ($277.75)
    General - Other: $612,000 ($176.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000 ($45.66)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($8.38)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $959,000 ($277.17)
    General - Other: $890,000 ($257.23)
    Water Utilities: $725,000 ($209.54)
    Sewerage: $626,000 ($180.92)
    Police Protection: $580,000 ($167.63)
    Regular Highways: $535,000 ($154.62)
    Libraries: $252,000 ($72.83)
    Financial Administration: $233,000 ($67.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($49.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($26.01)
    Air Transportation: $85,000 ($24.57)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($23.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $63,000 ($18.21)
    Health - Other: $36,000 ($10.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($43.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $368,000 ($106.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($13.58)

Hot Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $767,000 ($221.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $420,000 ($121.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($50.87)
    Other: $142,000 ($41.04)
    Air Transportation: $84,000 ($24.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($1.16)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000 ($57.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($12.43)
    Rents: $42,000 ($12.14)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($8.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($8.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($4.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $861,000 ($248.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($22.54)
    Other: $61,000 ($17.63)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($5.20)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,700,000 ($491.33)
    Property: $1,079,000 ($311.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $143,000 ($41.33)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($8.96)
    Other: $10,000 ($2.89)

Hot Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000 ($1515.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,825,000 ($1394.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $417,000 ($120.52)

Hot Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($1.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,317,000 ($1247.69)

8.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pennington County, SD  1.49% ($53,023 average AGI)
Businesses in Hot Springs, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Motel 61
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Hot Springs:

  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFCR (1490 AM; 1 kW; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hot Springs:

  • KZMX-FM (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K201AQ (88.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: STATE BD. OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. T.V.)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K292EC (106.3 FM; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: JAMES & SUSAN NOGA)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hot Springs:

  • K13BH (Channel 13; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: HOT SPRINGS TV CLUB)
  • K55AV (Channel 55; PRINGLE, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELLCOMM.)
  • K64AL (Channel 64; EDGEMONT, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Hot Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Hot Springs fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2001 01:55 PM, Us-18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1997 11:50 AM, Albany Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1994 10:37 AM, 18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1987 06:49 PM, Us 385, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 11, 1979 01:23 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.9mTotal length
  • $225,000Total costs
  • 40,098Total average daily traffic
  • 2,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,416Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hot Springs, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hot Springs, SD

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fires - 55 took place in 2012, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hot Springs, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.7%), and Structure Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hot Springs, SD
    • 13155.7%Outside Fires
    • 5824.7%Structure Fires
    • 2711.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 198.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hot Springs, SD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hot Springs, South Dakota:

  • Hot Springs Super 8 Motel Inc, 800 Mammoth St, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747 , Phone: (605) 745-3888, Fax: (605) 745-3385
  • Baymont Inn and Suites Hot Springs, 737 S 6TH St, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747 , Phone: (605) 745-7378, Fax: (605) 745-3240
  • Usa Stay Hotel And Suites, 1401 Hwy 18 Byp, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747 , Phone: (605) 745-4411, Fax: (605) 745-7122
  • Motel 6 Hot Springs, 541 Indianapolis Ave, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747 , Phone: (605) 745-6666, Fax: (605) 745-3698
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hot Springs, South Dakota
Most common first names in Hot Springs, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13474.9 years
William11076.4 years
James7969.4 years
Robert6970.9 years
Charles6273.7 years
George5871.9 years
Mary5281.5 years
Joseph3975.5 years
Thomas3769.6 years
Donald3771.0 years
Most common last names in Hot Springs, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2779.9 years
Johnson2776.0 years
Nelson2378.9 years
Anderson2272.5 years
Smith2275.3 years
Thompson2078.0 years
Williams1974.7 years
Taylor1672.4 years
Merrill1571.3 years
Jones1473.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hot Springs, SD
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 32.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hot Springs, SD
  • 54.9%Electricity
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 7.2%No fuel used
  • 5.8%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Wood


Hot Springs compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Hot Springs on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 (57747) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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