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Population in 2012: 270 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 115  (42.9%)
Females: 155  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57353.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,101 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$45,101
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,748

Iroquois city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,148 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$55,148
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,865; Detached houses: $46,323; Mobile homes: $28,626

Median gross rent in 2012: $388.

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Iroquois races chart
  • White alone - 262 (98.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Iroquois: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.4%), United States (15.3%), Norwegian (12.9%), English (6.3%), Irish (5.9%), Dutch (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 8/26/1887

Elevation: 1398 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 506 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Iroquois:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iroquois city:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.3%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $917 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $636 (1.8%)

Iroquois satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (80.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (229.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (542.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Yale, SD (2.9 miles) , Cavour, SD (3.1 miles) , Bancroft, SD (3.1 miles) , De Smet, SD (3.8 miles ), Carthage, SD (3.9 miles) , Morningside, SD (4.1 miles) , Huron, SD (4.3 miles ), Willow Lake, SD (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,500

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Latitude: 44.37 N, Longitude: 97.85 W

Area code: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.7%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-15.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)

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Average climate in Iroquois, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Iroquois-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Iroquois 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 7.8 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iroquois-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 91% 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 77.9 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 50.2 miles away from Iroquois center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.5 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 18.2 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 25.3 miles away from Iroquois center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kingsbury County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iroquois topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Iroquois:

  • AVERA DESMET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; DE SMET, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY DE SMET (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DE SMET, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Iroquois, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iroquois:

  • South Dakota State University (about 53 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 104 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of South Dakota (about 119 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Ridgewater College (about 147 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 151 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Wayne State College (about 153 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 158 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

Public high school in Iroquois:

Public elementary/middle schools in Iroquois:

Private elementary/middle school in Iroquois:

  • SUNNY PLAINS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 403 SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable locations in Iroquois: Iroquois Fire and Rescue District (A), Iroquois City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.9%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Iroquois, SD

Iroquois 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.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Iroquois (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Branch at 201 S Ottawa St, branch established on 1957/12/28. Info updated 2010/12/02: Bank assets: $101.3 mil, Deposits: $83.9 mil, headquarters in Stickney, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: John T. Vucurevich Foundation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Iroquois travel time to work - commute


Iroquois mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Iroquois city (based on Kingsbury County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.74%
Here99.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristHutterian Brethren
Adherents50.9%19.8%9.2%5.4%3.4%
Congregations25.8%12.9%16.1%9.7%6.5%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsChristian and Missionary AllianceNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents2.9%2.3%2.1%1.2%2.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%16.1%
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: 4
Kingsbury County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

8.2%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kingsbury County:

26.0%
State:

27.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$254
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$516
Streets and Highways 1$1,819$21,8280$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$210
Totals for Government 1$1,819$21,8287$980

Iroquois government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $31,000 ($114.81)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($111.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($62.96)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($59.26)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($51.85)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($37.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($33.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($125.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Iroquois government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($59.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($196.30)
  • Tax - Property: $54,000 ($200.00)
    Total General Sales: $22,000 ($81.48)

5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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:
from Brookings County, SD  1.27% ($30,296 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  1.08% ($24,783)


6.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

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:
to Brookings County, SD  1.54% ($32,545 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.65% ($36,571)
to Beadle County, SD  0.51% ($23,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Iroquois:

  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KIJV (1340 AM; 1 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iroquois:

  • KZKK (105.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K217CE (91.3 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Iroquois:

  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Iroquois fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 1985 05:45 PM, Quapaw St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $230,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,786
Total average daily truck traffic: 392
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,076

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Iroquois)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 320 Washita St (Lat: 44.370806 Lon: -97.843694), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPJX549
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2002, Expiration Date: 03/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012, Certifier: Morris Elcock

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0SDK
    Grant Date: 05/24/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2006
    Registrant: Burdette C Aughenbaugh, R 1 Box 34, Iroquois, SD 57353
  • Call Sign: W3KP, Previous Call Sign: WD3E, Licensee ID: L01095423
    Grant Date: 09/27/2006, Expiration Date: 11/26/2016
    Registrant: Dennis A Aughenbaugh, 221 Quapaw St, Iroquois, SD 57353

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 318AC , Serial Number: 1298-2000, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Alan M Aughenbaugh, 21024 421st Ave, Iroquois, SD 57353
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680E SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68423 , Serial Number: 75-7475, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Alan M Aughenbaugh, 21024 421st Ave, Iroquois, SD 57353
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95609 , Serial Number: 7909, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1957
    Registrant (Individual): B C Aughenbaugh, , Iroquois, SD 57353
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95735 , Serial Number: 8035, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Joe L Gruntmeir, Rr 2 Po Box 60, Iroquois, SD 57353



Most common first names in Iroquois, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1081.8 years
Leo567.8 years
James576.4 years
William580.0 years
Ruth587.6 years
George472.8 years
Margaret471.5 years
Frank368.7 years
Carl374.3 years
Albert386.0 years
Most common last names in Iroquois, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rounds663.3 years
Waldner679.3 years
Whites679.6 years
Glanzer569.8 years
Fenner476.6 years
Aughenbaugh491.3 years
Lorenz477.0 years
Strub472.8 years
Miller382.0 years
Fast390.3 years
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