Iroquois, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 266 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 136  (51.2%)
Females: 130  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57353.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,279 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$46,279
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,919 (it was $13,277 in 2000)

Iroquois city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,489 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$50,489
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $61,739; Detached houses: $63,847; Mobile homes: $19,409

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Iroquois, SD (2010)

    Iroquois races chart
    • 26298.5%White alone
    • 31.1%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Iroquois: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.4%), Irish (14.4%), Norwegian (13.8%), United States (10.2%), Dutch (4.2%), Danish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 8/26/1887

Elevation: 1398 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 498 people per square mile   (low).

Iroquois,SD real estate house value index trend

Iroquois, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Iroquois:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iroquois city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $999 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $594 (1.7%)

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:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 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
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.37 N, Longitude: 97.85 W

Area code: 605

Iroquois household income distribution Iroquois home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-15.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Iroquois, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Iroquois-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 31% 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 below South Dakota state average. It is 67% 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 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 631.6 miles away from Iroquois center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 126.3 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 122.4 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 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.2 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 Kingsbury County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, 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).
Iroquois topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Iroquois:

  • AVERA DESMET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; DE SMET, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY DE SMET (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DE SMET, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iroquois:

  • South Dakota State University (about 53 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 77 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northern State University (about 82 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 104 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 117 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • University of South Dakota (about 119 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 146 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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

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

IROQUOIS (Population served: 260, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-08-2006 to AUG-08-2006)
IROQUOIS (Population served: 260, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-08-2006 to AUG-08-2006)
PEARL CREEK COLONY (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (OCT-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.1%
(2.0% 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

Iroquois compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,48517
Catholic8573
Evangelical Protestant40310
Other1-
None402-
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: 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
Kingsbury County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kingsbury County:

26.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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 0$0 1$441
Water Supply 1$1,840$22,0800$0
Totals for Government 1$1,840$22,0801$441

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $31,000 ($116.54)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($112.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($63.91)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($60.15)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($52.63)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($37.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($33.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($127.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($60.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($199.25)
  • Tax - Property: $54,000 ($203.01)
    Total General Sales: $22,000 ($82.71)

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Brookings County, SD  1.10% ($20,609 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.77% ($29,938)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
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 Brookings County, SD  0.96% ($36,250 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.82% ($35,353)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $230,000Total costs
  • 2,786Total average daily traffic
  • 392Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,076Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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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