Keystone, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 343 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 196  (57.3%)
Females: 147  (42.7%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57751.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,371 (it was $26,406 in 2000)
Keystone:

$48,371
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,518 (it was $15,828 in 2000)

Keystone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,445 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Keystone:

$137,445
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $198,198; detached houses: $255,854; mobile homes: $54,921

Median gross rent in 2019: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Keystone: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.4%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 69.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Keystone, SD (2019)
    • 34279.0%White alone
    • 5412.5%Hispanic
    • 143.2%Two or more races
    • 92.1%Asian alone
    • 81.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Keystone, South Dakota as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Keystone is 323 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Norwegian (5.8%), American (4.8%), Northern European (3.7%), Swedish (3.2%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4323 feet

Land area: 2.86 square miles.

Population density: 120 people per square mile   (very low).

Keystone, South Dakota map

62 residents are foreign born (8.4% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This town:

14.2%
South Dakota:

3.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Keystone town:

2.8% ($1,083)
South Dakota:

1.8% ($1,334)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (16.0 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (289.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (809.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hill City, SD (2.8 miles ),
Colonial Pine Hills, SD (3.2 miles ),
Custer, SD (3.5 miles ),
Hermosa, SD (3.5 miles ),
Johnson Siding, SD (3.6 miles ),
Rapid City, SD (4.0 miles ),
Fairburn, SD (4.2 miles),
Rapid Valley, SD (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.89 N, Longitude: 103.43 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Keystone, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Keystone, SD in 2019
Keystone satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $255,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Keystone, SD residents
Average permit cost in Keystone, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+33.5%).
Most common industries in Keystone, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (10.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.6%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Keystone, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Child care workers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.8%)

Average climate in Keystone, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Keystone, South Dakota average temperatures Keystone, South Dakota average precipitation Keystone, South Dakota humidity Keystone, South Dakota wind speed Keystone, South Dakota snowfall Keystone, South Dakota sunshine Keystone, South Dakota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.49
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.486. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.486
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Keystone-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Keystone town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 29.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keystone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 401% greater 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 361.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 149.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 516.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 126.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 365.9 miles away from Keystone center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pennington County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keystone topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Keystone:

  • CUSTER REGIONAL SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CUSTER, SD)
  • CUSTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CUSTER, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MEADOWBROOK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • BLACK HILLS SURGICAL HOSPITAL LLP Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT RAPID CITY - SIOUX SAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keystone:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 17 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 48 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Chadron State College (about 78 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Casper College (about 164 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 185 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 205 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 209 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)

Library in Keystone:

  • KEYSTONE TOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,216; Location: 1101 MADILL ST; 7,070 books; 33 audio materials; 790 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Keystone: Keystone Fire Department (A), Keystone City Hall (B), Keystone Town Library (C), Keystone Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Keystone Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Grizzly Bear Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Keystone Area Historical Society (Museums; 410 3 Street), Rushmore Borglum Story (Museums; 342 Winter Street), Keystone Community Ctr (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1101 Madill St).

Hotels: Best Western Four Presidents L (24075 Highway 16A), Roosevelt Inn (206 Cemetery Road), Presidents View Resort (106 Highway 16A), MT Rushmore's White House Resort (115 SWanzey Street), Best Western (24075 Highway 16A), Best Western - Room Phones (24075 Highway 16A), Rushmore View Inn (610 Highway 16A), Guesthouse Inn - Mt. Rushmore (206 Old Cemetery Rd P.O. Box 709), Dee'zz Inn (436 Old Hill City Road).

Pennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

KEYSTONE (Population served: 370, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.9%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Keystone:

Marital status in Keystone, SD
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Keystone:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Keystone
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Keystone, SD (based on Pennington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,33867
Mainline Protestant14,19628
Catholic7,07210
Other3,76012
Black Protestant1861
Orthodox601
None59,336-
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: 16
Pennington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Pennington County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pennington County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Pennington County:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

6.9%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pennington County:

14.3%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.1%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.8%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Keystone:

6.7
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Keystone:

35.9%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Keystone:

49.9%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Keystone:

75.6%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Keystone, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,855$35,1300$0
Sewerage 1$6,771$81,2520$0
Local Libraries 1$3,132$37,5840$0
Water Supply 1$3,159$37,9080$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,559$30,7080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$996
Totals for Government 6$21,476$42,9525$996

Keystone government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $265,000 ($772.59)
    Sewerage: $261,000 ($760.93)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($542.27)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($381.92)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($367.35)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($209.91)
    Libraries: $53,000 ($154.52)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($46.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($11.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($40.82)

Keystone government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $315,000 ($918.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($72.89)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($23.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($8.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $230,000 ($670.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $249,000 ($725.95)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($145.77)
    Highways: $17,000 ($49.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $801,000 ($2335.28)
    Property: $120,000 ($349.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($52.48)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($23.32)

Keystone government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000 ($2536.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $529,000 ($1542.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $341,000 ($994.17)

Keystone government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000 ($1542.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,384,000 ($9865.89)

9.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.61%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($804 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.16%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Meade County, SD  1.20% ($36,338 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.32% ($41,510)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.24% ($40,964)


8.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.10%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Meade County, SD  1.22% ($45,251 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.28% ($50,992)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($37,750)
Businesses in Keystone, SD
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Keystone:

  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFCR (1490 AM; 1 kW; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keystone:

  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K280AJ (103.9 FM; HILL CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Keystone:

  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K55AV (Channel 55; PRINGLE, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELLCOMM.)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • K28DP (Channel 28; CUSTER, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)

Keystone fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2019 02:30 AM, Cr-Old Hill City Rd, Lat: 43.894764, Lon: -103.440783, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 9, 2014 10:08 PM, Sr-40, Lat: 43.900933, Lon: -103.414267, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 8, 2002 01:55 AM, Swanzey St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 1994 03:02 AM, 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 3, 1984 12:00 AM, 16a0000000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1981 01:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 81.1mTotal length
  • $221,000Total costs
  • 30,147Total average daily traffic
  • 1,158Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,165Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Keystone, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Keystone, SD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Keystone)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 43.876778 Lon: -103.454472, Call Sign: WQCN676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.295 MHz, 158.355 MHz, 158.430 MHz, 159.660 MHz, 159.735 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 457.162 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: Russ Jobman, Registrant: Western Communications, 3106 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:
  • Lat: 43.895083 Lon: -103.420194, Call Sign: WQDS587,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.787 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2015, Expiration Date: 10/20/2025, Certifier: Vanessa Row, Registrant: Western Communications Inc, 3106 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:
  • Lat: 43.875528 Lon: -103.453389, Call Sign: WQUG635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.162 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2014, Expiration Date: 07/01/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2017, Certifier: Robert Mudlin, Registrant: Western Communications, Inc., 3106 Cambell Street, Rapid City, SD 57701-4119, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:
  • 203 Cemetery Road (Lat: 43.887417 Lon: -103.426278), Call Sign: WQZU723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 462.462 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2017, Expiration Date: 08/08/2027, Certifier: Mackenzie Hill, Registrant: Buytwowayradios.Com, 528 S. Cherry Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29732, Phone: (803) 818-2228, Fax: (803) 985-8775, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Keystone, Lat: 43.878889 Lon: -103.459722, Call Sign: WRHV763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2390.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2020, Expiration Date: 07/04/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2020, Certifier: Argyle Nelson, Registrant: Aerial Video Systems, 7850 Ruffner Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91406, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 5 Miles Se Of Us -16 /Us 385 Jct (Lat: 43.924972 Lon: -103.422111), Overall height: 100.3 m, Call Sign: KNLN628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.212 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2005, Expiration Date: 05/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Michael P Samsock, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 24035 Highway 16a, Black Hills Helicopters (Lat: 43.916111 Lon: -103.441944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WRFY439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.850 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2020, Expiration Date: 05/28/2030, Certifier: Andrew Busse, Registrant: Black Hills Helicopters, Inc., 24035 Highway 16a, Keystone, SD 57751, Phone: (605) 431-3286, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K0IX, Previous Call Sign: KE0PL, Licensee ID: L01179536, Grant Date: 09/29/2016, Expiration Date: 11/04/2026, Certifier: Stephen J Hohman, Registrant: Stephen J Hohman, 24479 Oak Meadows Ct, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Call Sign: KB0HLA, Licensee ID: L00271468, Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 04/23/2021, Certifier: Ronald C Eilefson, Registrant: Ronald C Eilefson, 13662 Pasque Flower Ct, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Call Sign: KB7EDH, Grant Date: 06/05/1990, Expiration Date: 06/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2002, Registrant: James Halley Jr, Hcr 33 Box 95, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Call Sign: KM5A, Licensee ID: L00267469, Grant Date: 04/04/2007, Expiration Date: 07/02/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2019, Registrant: Stephen M Wheaton, 24479 Oak Meadows Ct., Keystone, SD 57751-6658
  • Call Sign: N7HBK, Licensee ID: L01416428, Grant Date: 07/15/2008, Expiration Date: 07/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2020, Certifier: Patricia A Wheaton, Registrant: Patricia A Wheaton, 24479 Oak Meadows Ct, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Call Sign: AC0PN, Licensee ID: L01503348, Grant Date: 05/13/2019, Expiration Date: 07/02/2029, Certifier: Bruno Busslinger, Registrant: Bruno Busslinger, 24250 Rushmore Ranch Road, Keystone, SD 57751-6637
  • Call Sign: KD0TSD, Licensee ID: L01747755, Grant Date: 11/21/2012, Expiration Date: 11/21/2022, Certifier: Virginia Fonck, Registrant: Virginia Fonck, 24664 Iron Mountain Rd, Keystone, SD 57751

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11698 , Serial Number: 358-72, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Semper Fi Aviation LLC, 13633 Lost Cave Rd, Keystone, SD 57751
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/20/2018
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3168X , Serial Number: 301-0566, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Semper Fi Aviation LLC, 13633 Lost Cave Rd, Keystone, SD 57751
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/17/2016, Exported to: Mexico

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$141,3502$203,0958$214,2701$65,0001$133,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$117,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$198,4700$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$315,4500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Keystone, SD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Keystone, SD - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Keystone, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.7%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Keystone, SD
    • 7564.7%Outside Fires
    • 3025.9%Structure Fires
    • 76.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 43.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Keystone, SD

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

  • First Lady Inn, 702 Hwy 16a, Keystone, South Dakota 57751 , Phone: (605) 666-4990, Fax: (605) 666-4676
  • Guest House MT Rushmore/roosevelt Inn, 206 Old Cemetery Rd, Keystone, South Dakota 57751 , Phone: (605) 666-4599
  • Mt Rushmore Travelodge, 610 Hwy 16a, Keystone, South Dakota 57751 , Phone: (605) 666-4638, Fax: (605) 666-5305
  • K Bar S Lodge, 434 Old Hl City Rd, Keystone, South Dakota 57751 , Phone: (605) 666-4545, Fax: (605) 666-4202
  • Best Western Plus Four Presidents Lodge, 24075 Hwy 16a, Keystone, South Dakota 57751 , Phone: (605) 666-4472, Fax: (605) 666-4574
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Keystone, South Dakota
Most common first names in Keystone, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frances578.2 years
John579.8 years
Mary576.0 years
Arthur481.0 years
James468.7 years
William477.8 years
Donald370.6 years
David373.3 years
Charles380.0 years
Helen385.0 years
Most common last names in Keystone, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson576.6 years
Peterson579.2 years
Gardner462.0 years
Sagdalen473.7 years
Schmidt472.3 years
Hayes381.7 years
Gilbert374.3 years
Bennett369.6 years
Metz380.7 years
Zwetzig380.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Keystone, SD
  • 47.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 14.9%Wood
  • 6.8%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Keystone, SD
  • 64.5%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.9%Other fuel


Keystone compared to South Dakota 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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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