Java, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 129 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.5%
Males: 48  (37.3%)
Females: 81  (62.7%)
Median resident age:  57.1 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip code: 57452

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,376 (it was $29,125 in 2000)
Java:

$41,376
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,616 (it was $19,427 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,453 (it was $11,300 in 2000)
Java:

$28,453
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,298; Detached houses: $113,298
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  • White alone - 120 (93.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (3.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Java: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.5%), Irish (14.1%), Russian (8.2%), Norwegian (4.1%), Dutch (2.4%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/3/1903

Elevation: 2079 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile   (very low).

Java, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Java:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Java town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
South Dakota:  2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (2.4%)

Java satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (100.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (324.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (660.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Selby, SD (2.7 miles ), Bowdle, SD (3.4 miles ), Lowry, SD (3.7 miles) , Akaska, SD (4.0 miles) , Mound City, SD (4.2 miles) , Hoven, SD (4.3 miles ), Glenham, SD (4.3 miles) , Hillsview, SD (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 99.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

4.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+23.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (21%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (12%)
  • Financial managers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)

Average climate in Java, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Java-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Java town center .

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Java-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 66% 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 529.9 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 92.2 miles away from Java center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 355.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 308.8 miles away from Java center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 310.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Java topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Java:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SELBY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SELBY, SD)
  • BOWDLE NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BOWDLE, SD)
  • BOWDLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BOWDLE, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Java:

  • Northern State University (about 69 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 95 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 102 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 167 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • South Dakota State University (about 173 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 177 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 177 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Library in Java:

  • JAVA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Location: MUNICIPAL BUILDING ON MAIN ST.)

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

Walworth 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 Java and their reported violations in the past:

JAVA (Population served: 129, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUN-01-2014, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.4%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Java 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Java town (based on Walworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.85%
Here: 81.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents32.8%30.2%10.0%8.4%5.8%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%15.0%10.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.8%2.7%2.1%1.1%2.1%
Congregations5.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%15.0%
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: 3
Walworth County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Walworth County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

29.5%
South Dakota:

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

12.1%
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 0$0 1$550
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$87
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,107
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,107
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,107
Totals for Government 0$0 14$3,958

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Corson County, SD  0.62% ($21,071 average AGI)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Brown County, SD  0.62% ($33,714 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.54% ($37,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Java:

  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Java:

  • KQSD-FM (91.9 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KMLO (100.7 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLY-FM (99.5 FM; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Java:

  • KQSD-TV (Channel 11; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jennifer Gasbarro, 31530 Us Highway 12 (Lat: 45.450444 Lon: -99.866167), Type: 94.1, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 31530 Us Highway 12 (Lat: 45.450444 Lon: -99.866167), Type: 94.1, Structure height: 46129 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Java Public School (Lat: 45.499722 Lon: -99.861778), Call Sign: KRL91, Licensee ID: L00080795
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz, 153.845 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002
    Registrant: War Hawk Civil Defense District, Fire Hall, Mobridge, SD 57601, Phone: (605) 845-2800
  • 4 Mi W Of Hwy 12 And Hwy 130 (Lat: 45.449167 Lon: -99.976222), Call Sign: WNUG239, Licensee ID: L00108257
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2000, Expiration Date: 09/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Web Water Development Assoc Inc, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 229-4749

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0WJM, Licensee ID: L01117905
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 05/06/2016, Certifier: Ralph E Bond
    Registrant: Ralph E Bond, Java, SD 57452-0036

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9333J , Serial Number: 28-3430, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Alan Rau, 12021 315th Ave, Java, SD 57452, Other Owners: Robin Rau

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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