For population 25 years and over in Huron:
For population 15 years and over in Huron city:
870 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,573 (1.8%)
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: 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 ), Hitchcock, SD (4.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.36 N, Longitude: 98.22 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +626 (+5.1%)
Area code: 605
Crime rates in Huron (1999):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Crime rates in Huron (2000):
Population change in the 1990s: -879 (-6.9%).
Work and jobs in Huron: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Huron, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Huron-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 76% 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 above South Dakota state average. It is 88% 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 59.8 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 41.1 miles away from Huron center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.5 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 0.2 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 38.9 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Airports located in Huron:
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Local government website: huronsd.com/oldsite/governme.htm
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See full list of schools located in Huron, School District: HURON 02-2
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Library in Huron:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.8%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.0% 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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Huron compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Huron (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Huron, South Dakota:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Huron (based on Beadle County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Huron government finances in 2006(per resident):
5.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,896 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:
7.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,164 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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See more detailed statistics of Huron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,388
Total average daily truck traffic: 460
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 12,568
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Huron)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Huron, SD)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 55 (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)
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.