Huron, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 13,118 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 6,562  (50.0%)
Females: 6,556  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57350.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,613 (it was $29,097 in 2000)
Huron:

$46,613
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,813 (it was $18,275 in 2000)

Huron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,899 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Huron:

$127,899
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,136; detached houses: $130,974; townhouses or other attached units: $104,841; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $412,496; mobile homes: $31,486

Median gross rent in 2017: $607.

March 2019 cost of living index in Huron: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 66.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.5% for other race residents, 1.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Huron, SD (2017)
    • 9,92873.9%White alone
    • 1,66812.4%Hispanic
    • 1,37910.3%Asian alone
    • 1801.3%American Indian alone
    • 1260.9%Two or more races
    • 400.3%Black alone
    • 130.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Huron, South Dakota as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Huron is 206 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Huron by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
9
(70.0)
17
(131.2)
19
(143.7)
12
(90.2)
10
(74.3)
11
(83.3)
9
(68.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
4
(30.2)
4
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(249.0)
37
(285.6)
28
(211.7)
53
(398.3)
25
(185.7)
37
(280.2)
46
(348.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(498.1)
44
(339.6)
45
(340.3)
41
(308.1)
39
(289.8)
26
(196.9)
40
(303.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
347
(2,701)
277
(2,138)
266
(2,011)
267
(2,006)
201
(1,493)
171
(1,295)
170
(1,289)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(140.1)
11
(84.9)
10
(75.6)
6
(45.1)
17
(126.3)
14
(106.0)
11
(83.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
5
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)259.9280.5276.7266.3186.7199.0206.0

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City-data.com crime index in Huron, SD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), American (7.0%), Irish (5.8%), Norwegian (5.2%), Dutch (3.0%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/8/1883

Elevation: 1270 feet

Land area: 8.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,598 people per square mile   (low).

Huron, South Dakota map

2,011 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

This city:

15.0%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,954 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,695 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (93.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (241.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (559.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Morningside, SD (1.2 miles),
Cavour, SD (3.0 miles),
Broadland, SD (3.4 miles),
Virgil, SD (3.4 miles),
Yale, SD (3.5 miles),
Wolsey, SD (3.6 miles ),
Alpena, SD (3.8 miles ),
Iroquois, SD (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.36 N, Longitude: 98.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +677 (+5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,080 (79.8%)

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Huron, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Huron, SD in 2017
Huron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Huron, SD residents
Average permit cost in Huron, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Historical population in Huron, SD
Historical housing units in Huron, SD
Most common industries in Huron, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Social assistance (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Huron, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Child care workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Huron, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Huron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Huron city center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 6/24/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Huron-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 613.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 139.8 miles away from Huron 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 115.2 miles away from Huron 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 41.1 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 130.9 miles away from Huron center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beadle County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Huron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Huron:

  • HURON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 172 FOURTH STREET SE)
  • SUNQUEST HEALTHCARE CENTER (1345 MICHIGAN AVENUE SW)
  • VIOLET TSCHETTER MEMORIAL HOME (50 SEVENTH ST SE PO BOX 946)

Airports located in Huron:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huron:

  • South Dakota State University (about 72 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Northern State University (about 77 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 90 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 122 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 127 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 135 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 154 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high schools in Huron:

  • HURON HIGH SCHOOL - 01 (Students: 689, Location: 18TH & NEVADA SW, Grades: 9-12)
  • OUR HOME ASAP - 12 (Location: 40354 210TH ST, Grades: 5-12)
  • OUR HOME REDISCOVERY - 77 (Location: 40354-210TH ST, Grades: 5-12)

Private high school in Huron:

  • JAMES VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 211, Location: 1550 DAKOTA AVE N, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Huron:

Private elementary/middle school in Huron:

  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 155, Location: 425 21ST ST SW, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Huron

Library in Huron:

  • HURON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $496,586; Location: 521 DAKOTA AVE SOUTH; 112,829 books; 4,131 audio materials; 3,189 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Huron University is bankrupt and out of business

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Huron: Huron Rural Fire Department (A), Huron Fire Department North Station (B), Huron Fire Department Station 2 (C), Huron City Hall (D), Huron Public Library (E), Beadle County Courthouse (F), Huron Ambulance (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Huron Mall (1), Southgate Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Huron include: Jehovah Kingdom Hall (A), Bible Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Ravine Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Huron include: Riverside Park (1), Prospect Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dakotaland Museum (Fair Grounds), Pyle House Museum (376 Idaho Avenue Southeast), Manford Music & Vending Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 205 Market Street East).

Hotels: Traveler Motel (241 Lincoln Avenue Northwest), West View Motel (1825 3rd Street Southwest), Holiday Inn Express (100 21st Street Southwest), Super 8 Huron SD (2189 Dakota Avenue South), Riverside Motel (710 3rd Street Southeast), Top Hat Motel (West Business Loop 14), Dakota Inn (Highway 14 East), Super 8 Motel (South Highway 37), Best Western of Huron (2000 Dakota South).

Court: South Dakota State - Circuit Court-Courthouse- Court Services (4th Colorado Southwest).

Birthplace of: Dick Haugland - Biochemist, John K. Fairbank - Academic, Mike Rounds - Governor of South Dakota, Cheryl Ladd - Female singer, Earl Caddock - Professional wrestler, Gladys Pyle - Politician, Muriel Humphrey Brown - Politician, Roxanne Conlin - Lawyer, Chic Sale - Dramatists and playwright, Candace Hilligoss - Actor.

Beadle 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 Huron and their reported violations in the past:

RIVERSIDE COLONY (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
HURON COLONY (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HURON (Population served: 12,592, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Huron in 2010:

  • 190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Huron in 2000:

  • 188 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 47 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Huron (2011 data):

  • American Bank & Trust: Huron Wal-Mart at Highway 37 South, branch established on 2006/07/19; Huron Branch at 1820 Dakota Avneue South, branch established on 2002/04/01. Info updated 2011/10/25: Bank assets: $378.1 mil, Deposits: $304.8 mil, headquarters in Wessington Springs, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Leackco Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • First National Bank: Huron Branch at 333 Dakota Avenue South, branch established on 1918/01/01; Huron 18th Street Branch at 18th And Dakota Avenue South, branch established on 1966/05/16. Info updated 2009/03/13: Bank assets: $696.8 mil, Deposits: $522.3 mil, headquarters in Fort Pierre, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Huron Branch at 405 Dakota Avenue South, branch established on 1935/08/31. 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
  • Bank of the West: Huron Branch at 76 3rd Street, S.W., branch established on 1987/10/01. 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
  • First National Bank South Dakota: Huron Branch at 79 Second Street, S.W., branch established on 1991/03/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $419.7 mil, Deposits: $370.3 mil, headquarters in Yankton, SD, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Huron:

Marital status in Huron, SD
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Huron:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Huron
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Religion statistics for Huron, SD (based on Beadle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,46314
Evangelical Protestant3,53122
Catholic2,2352
Other2232
None6,946-
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: 5
Here:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Beadle County:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Beadle County:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Beadle County:

29.9%
State:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Huron:

48.8%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Huron:

28.5
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Huron:

11.2%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Huron:

53.2%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Huron:

75.5%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Huron, 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
Police Protection - Officers 26$136,929$63,1980$0
Parks and Recreation 13$55,944$51,6412$753
Solid Waste Management 12$20,777$20,7771$445
Streets and Highways 12$49,609$49,6090$0
Local Libraries 9$31,507$42,0096$4,825
Firefighters 9$41,057$54,7431$314
Financial Administration 9$34,038$45,3840$0
Other and Unallocable 8$31,638$47,4570$0
Sewerage 6$17,017$34,0340$0
Water Supply 6$29,565$59,1300$0
Airports 3$12,371$49,4840$0
Police - Other 1$2,932$35,1840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,194$86,3280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$8,673
Totals for Government 115$470,578$49,10418$15,010

Huron government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,668,000 ($203.38)
    Sewerage: $1,246,000 ($94.98)
    Water Utilities: $642,000 ($48.94)
    Air Transportation: $455,000 ($34.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($8.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($5.64)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,578,000 ($196.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,520,000 ($192.10)
    Police Protection: $2,298,000 ($175.18)
    Sewerage: $1,926,000 ($146.82)
    General - Other: $1,891,000 ($144.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,790,000 ($136.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,440,000 ($109.77)
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000 ($79.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $709,000 ($54.05)
    Libraries: $644,000 ($49.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $596,000 ($45.43)
    Air Transportation: $512,000 ($39.03)
    Central Staff Services: $318,000 ($24.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $99,000 ($7.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($8.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,387,000 ($105.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $354,000 ($26.99)

Huron government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,291,000 ($174.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,842,000 ($140.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000 ($39.79)
    Other: $307,000 ($23.40)
    Air Transportation: $261,000 ($19.90)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $41,000 ($3.13)
    Other: $20,000 ($1.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $904,000 ($68.91)
    Special Assessments: $289,000 ($22.03)
    Interest Earnings: $161,000 ($12.27)
    Rents: $58,000 ($4.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($1.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,533,000 ($269.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $382,000 ($29.12)
    Other: $250,000 ($19.06)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.52)
  • Tax - Property: $7,891,000 ($601.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,527,000 ($497.56)
    Other: $423,000 ($32.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $337,000 ($25.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $337,000 ($25.69)
    Other License: $265,000 ($20.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.08)

Huron government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,157,000 ($774.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,185,000 ($471.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,972,000 ($302.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,142,000 ($1230.52)

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brown County, SD  0.67% ($28,816 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.61% ($34,886)
Businesses in Huron, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Best Western1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1Maurices1
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Curves1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Slumberland1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Huron:

  • KIJV (1340 AM; 1 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huron:

  • K217CE (91.3 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZKK (105.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • K213CL (90.5 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K209EM (89.7 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Huron:

  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Huron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.2mTotal length
  • $974,000Total costs
  • 28,828Total average daily traffic
  • 2,328Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,001Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Huron, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Huron, SD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Huron)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Huron, SD)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Huron)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 58 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Huron)

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 65 took place in 2017, and the least - 14 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Huron, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (32.1%), and Outside Fires (28.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Huron, SD
    • 12932.1%Structure Fires
    • 11328.1%Outside Fires
    • 9122.6%Other
    • 6917.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Huron, SD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Huron, South Dakota:

  • Crossroads Hotel & Convention Center, 100 4TH St SW, Huron, South Dakota 57350 , Phone: (605) 352-3204, Fax: (605) 352-3204
  • Comfort Inn - Huron, 100 21st St SW, Huron, South Dakota 57350 , Phone: (605) 352-6655, Fax: (605) 353-1213
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Huron, South Dakota
Most common first names in Huron, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26277.8 years
Mary23880.5 years
William17879.5 years
Robert15872.3 years
George14878.1 years
Anna12685.0 years
Donald12271.1 years
James12075.1 years
Edward11280.1 years
Harold10878.6 years
Most common last names in Huron, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hofer15880.0 years
Johnson14673.9 years
Tschetter12079.8 years
Anderson11478.4 years
Gross9079.6 years
Smith8878.0 years
Wipf8077.8 years
Peterson7479.2 years
Olson6879.6 years
Decker6680.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huron, SD
  • 78.6%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huron, SD
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood


Huron compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Huron on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
There are 22 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian J. Hyronimus (7)
  • Lance C. Tschetter (5)
  • Lankota Group, Inc. (3)
  • Kim R. Tschetter (2)
  • Christopher J. Gross (2)
  • Kirby Wicks (1)
  • Amanda Marie Hebbert (1)
  • David Allen Coolbaugh (1)
  • Kenneth Rutledge (1)
  • Greg Dykstra (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2020.