For population 25 years and over in Lake Andes:
For population 15 years and over in Lake Andes city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $978 (3.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (94.6 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (184.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (560.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ravinia, SD (2.4 miles) , Pickstown, SD (2.5 miles) , Geddes, SD (3.2 miles ), Marty, SD (3.6 miles ), Wagner, SD (3.7 miles ), Gross, NE (3.8 miles) , Armour, SD (3.8 miles ), Harrison, SD (4.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 98.54 W
Area code: 605
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Crime rates in Lake Andes (2003):
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-4.0%).
Work and jobs in Lake Andes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lake Andes, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lake Andes-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Lake Andes city center .
On 5/21/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lake Andes-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 85.1 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 32.4 miles away from Lake Andes 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 44.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Lake Andes center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 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 Charles Mix County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Lake Andes:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lake Andes:
Airports located in Lake Andes:
Local government website: WWW.LAKEANDES.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Andes:
Public high school in Lake Andes:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Andes:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.0%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 66.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Lake Andes compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Lake Andes (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lake Andes city (based on Charles Mix County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,810 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:
6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,959 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Andes:
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TV broadcast stations around Lake Andes:
Lake Andes fatal accident list:
Nov 22, 1988 06:02 PM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 28, 1987 09:55 AM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 210
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,732
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Andes)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lake Andes, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Andes, SD
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.