Hurley, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 410 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 218  (53.4%)
Females: 192  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,015 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Hurley:

$45,015
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,249 (it was $18,319 in 2000)

Hurley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,665 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Hurley:

$55,665
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,041; Detached houses: $67,052; Mobile homes: $21,385

Median gross rent in 2012: $413.

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Hurley races chart
  • White alone - 400 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hurley: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.6%), Danish (15.3%), Norwegian (12.4%), Irish (10.7%), Dutch (6.5%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/20/1883

Elevation: 1293 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 664 people per square mile   (low).

Hurley, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hurley:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hurley city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
South Dakota:  2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,245 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (2.5%)

Hurley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (25.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (150.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (489.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Davis, SD (2.3 miles) , Viborg, SD (2.8 miles ), Chancellor, SD (2.8 miles ), Parker, SD (2.9 miles ), Lennox, SD (3.3 miles ), Marion, SD (3.6 miles ), Centerville, SD (3.6 miles ), Irene, SD (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $188,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.28 N, Longitude: 97.09 W

Area code: 605

Hurley household income distribution Hurley home values distribution

Crime rates in Hurley (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (242.1 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (1210.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 67.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Hurley (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 thefts (485.4 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 20.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
South Dakota average:

1.80
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Hurley, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hurley-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Hurley city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hurley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 69% 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 132.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Hurley center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 680.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 77.9 miles away from Hurley center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 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 Turner County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hurley topographic map

Birthplace of: Allen Benson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hurley:

  • PIONEER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VIBORG, SD)
  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARKER, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY LENNOX (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LENNOX, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CENTERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CENTERVILLE, SD)
  • TIESZEN MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARION, SD)
  • SUNSET MANOR AVERA HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; IRENE, SD)

Airports located in Hurley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hurley:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 26 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 36 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 67 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Wayne State College (about 73 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • South Dakota State University (about 74 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Northeast Community College (about 87 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 105 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Hurley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hurley:

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Library in Hurley:

  • HURLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,581; Location: 603 CENTER AVE; 14,198 books; 36 audio materials; 326 video materials; 15 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hurley: Hurley Fire Department (A), Hurley City Hall (B), Hurley Public Library (C), Hurley Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Turner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

HURLEY (Population served: 415, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In SEP-30-2009, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
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: 0.0% of all households

Hurley compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Hurley (2011 data):

  • Merchants State Bank: Hurley Branch at 308 Center Street, branch established on 1988/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.7 mil, Deposits: $121.6 mil, headquarters in Freeman, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: H & W Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hurley city (based on Turner County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.90%
Here: 89.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchMennonite Church USAReformed Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents22.4%16.9%12.6%10.4%6.7%
Congregations14.0%9.3%4.7%9.3%9.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANorth American Baptist ConferenceOther
Adherents5.5%4.5%3.9%2.8%14.3%
Congregations9.3%9.3%7.0%2.3%25.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Turner County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

13.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Turner County:

26.2%
South Dakota:

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

17.3%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,149$37,7880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,176
Streets and Highways 1$2,360$28,3200$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$468
Totals for Government 2$5,509$33,0548$1,644

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.20% ($35,557 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, SD  1.16% ($42,838)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.75% ($30,432 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.84% ($41,185)
to Hutchinson County, SD  0.41% ($48,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hurley:

  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hurley:

  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hurley:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)

Hurley fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 1984 10:17 AM, 0140000000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 1982 08:59 AM, 0000000000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hurley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi N & .5 Mi E Menno Hurley Sw (Lat: 43.314972 Lon: -97.072278), Call Sign: WNFJ948, Licensee ID: L00008030
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/1999, Expiration Date: 05/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2002
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative Inc, Po Drawer E, Madison, SD 57042, Phone: (605) 256-4536

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Hurley Water Tower (Lat: 43.434139 Lon: -97.078389), Call Sign: KNKO601
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Kimberly S Reindl Esq
    Registrant: Vantek Communications, Inc., 221 S Jessica Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 332-4144, Fax: (605) 331-6943, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0VVZ, Licensee ID: L00185862
    Grant Date: 06/07/2006, Expiration Date: 06/07/2016
    Registrant: Paul J Balzer, 44733 284th St,, Hurley, SD 57036
  • Call Sign: KI0AJ, Previous Call Sign: KB0USK, Licensee ID: L01092933
    Grant Date: 12/10/2005, Expiration Date: 12/11/2015
    Registrant: Charles W Graham, Hurley, SD 57036

Most common first names in Hurley, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna987.2 years
Harry781.3 years
John775.1 years
Mary789.3 years
Chris682.9 years
Marie687.5 years
George580.0 years
Charles571.2 years
Keith568.0 years
William584.8 years
Most common last names in Hurley, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen1374.1 years
Benson1082.7 years
Hansen1079.7 years
Christensen1079.3 years
Nelson976.8 years
Jorgensen880.2 years
Larson785.1 years
Sanborn783.7 years
Sherard778.4 years
Thompson780.6 years
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