For population 25 years and over in Hot Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Hot Springs city:
87 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,459 (1.1%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 103.48 W
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Hot Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -241 (-5.5%).
Work and jobs in Hot Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hot Springs, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hot Springs-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 34% 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 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Hot Springs center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2008 at 13:14:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Hot Springs center
On 2/24/1993 at 23:52:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fall River County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Hot Springs:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hot Springs:
Airports and heliports located in Hot Springs:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hot Springs:
Public high schools in Hot Springs:
Public elementary/middle schools in Hot Springs:
See full list of schools located in Hot Springs, School District: HOT SPRINGS 23-2
Private elementary/middle school in Hot Springs:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.640. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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People in group quarters in Hot Springs in 2000:
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Banks with branches in Hot Springs (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hot Springs, South Dakota:
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Religion statistics for Hot Springs (based on Fall River County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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Hot Springs government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,568 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,784 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 11, 1979 01:23 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hot Springs, SD
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $225,000
Total average daily traffic: 24,163
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,391
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hot Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hot Springs, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hot Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hot Springs)
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.