Lake Andes, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 831 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 399  (48.1%)
Females: 432  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  25.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57356.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,665 (it was $21,000 in 2000)
Lake Andes:

$26,665
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,920 (it was $10,022 in 2000)

Lake Andes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,318 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Lake Andes:

$37,318
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $482.

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  • Races in Lake Andes, SD (2010)

    Lake Andes races chart
    • 45051.2%American Indian alone
    • 35640.5%White alone
    • 475.3%Two or more races
    • 252.8%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Andes: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Lake Andes, SD collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (17.4%), Irish (6.3%), Czech (5.4%), Dutch (3.6%), Swedish (2.9%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/4/1905

Elevation: 1466 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,035 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Andes, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Andes:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Andes city:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Lake Andes, South Dakota as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Andes to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $937 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $914 (2.4%)

Lake Andes satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $20,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $20,600
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $20,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 98.54 W

Area code: 605

Lake Andes household income distribution Lake Andes home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Andes (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 assaults (249.7 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (374.5 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (499.4 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 90.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.89
South Dakota average:

1.79
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Lake Andes-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 33% 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 near South Dakota state average. It is 61% 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 611.5 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 85.1 miles away from Lake Andes 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 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 44.2 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 360.7 miles away from Lake Andes center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 213.1 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 Charles Mix County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Andes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Andes:

  • LAKE ANDES HEALTH CARE CENTER (740 EAST LAKE ST PO BOX 130)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Andes:

  • WAGNER DIALYSIS OF SANFORD HEALTH (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WAGNER, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ARMOUR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)
  • DOUGLAS CO MEMORIAL HOSP-CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ARMOUR, SD)

Airports located in Lake Andes:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Andes:

  • University of South Dakota (about 86 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 93 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northeast Community College (about 97 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 101 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • South Dakota State University (about 119 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 121 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Central Community College (about 158 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)

Public high school in Lake Andes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Andes:

See full list of schools located in Lake Andes

Library in Lake Andes:

  • LAKE ANDES CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,884; Location: 5TH AND MAIN; 10,739 books; 252 audio materials; 24 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lake Andes: Lake Andes Volunteer Fire Department (A), Lake Andes City Hall (B), Lake Andes Carnegie Library (C), Charles Mix County Courthouse (D), Wagner - Lake Andes Ambulance District Main Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Dakota Inn (320 East USHighway 18), Circle H Motel (711 USHighway 281), River Hills Motel (723 USHighway 281), Fort Randall Hotel (38538 Sd Highway 46).

Court: Charles Mix County - Lake Andes- First Circuit Court Probation Officer- Courth (400 East Main).

Charles Mix 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 Lake Andes and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE ANDES (Population served: 879, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between OCT-23-2010 and DEC-19-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011)
  • Public Education - Between APR-26-2010 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2010)
GEDDES (Population served: 208, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKEVIEW COLONY (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Andes that have no violations reported:

  • RANDALL COMMUNITY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,238, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.6%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.2% for American Indian residents, 57.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
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:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Lake Andes (2011 data):

  • Andes State Bank: at 213 Main Street, branch established on 1962/02/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $21.2 mil, Deposits: $19.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Randall Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
South Dakota average:

10.0

Lake Andes travel time to work - commute Lake Andes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Andes city (based on Charles Mix County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7886
Evangelical Protestant1,69013
Mainline Protestant1,59412
Other891
None2,968-
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
Charles Mix County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Charles Mix County:

14.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Charles Mix County:

32.8%
South Dakota:

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

18.9%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,016$48,1920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$560
Streets and Highways 1$1,684$20,2080$0
Water Supply 1$1,684$20,2080$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$703
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$778
Totals for Government 3$7,384$29,53611$2,041

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.85% ($19,200 average AGI)
from Davison County, SD  0.34% ($10,600)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.06% ($18,742 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Andes:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Andes:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Andes:

  • K57BX (Channel 57; LAKE ANDES, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)

Lake Andes fatal accident list:

Nov 22, 1988 06:02 PM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 28, 1987 09:55 AM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,500Total average daily traffic
  • 210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,732Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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
  • LAKE ANDES, 4 Mi W & 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 43.148667 Lon: -98.625111), Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNL979
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative, 211 South Harth Avenue, Madison, SD 57042-0227, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 4.1 Miles West Of (Lat: 43.149694 Lon: -98.623944), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KNLR619
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/1996, Expiration Date: 05/08/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/03/1997
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9ENE
    Grant Date: 05/14/1996, Expiration Date: 05/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2008
    Registrant: Erin K Jones, Rr 2 Box 33, Lake Andes, SD 57356

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2271N , Serial Number: 12511, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Arlen T Kucera, Rr 1 Box 58a, Lake Andes, SD 57356
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A50 SERIES (50 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38584 , Serial Number: 5-1002, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter J Soulek, 38001 295th St, Lake Andes, SD 57356, Other Owners: Joyce Soulek

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Andes, SD
Most common first names in Lake Andes, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2072.8 years
Mary1482.7 years
James1377.2 years
George1375.3 years
Rose1285.1 years
Frank1278.7 years
William1167.6 years
Robert1070.2 years
Edward1075.4 years
Anna986.5 years
Most common last names in Lake Andes, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dvorak1475.6 years
Nelson1378.3 years
Pesicka1078.9 years
Dion968.1 years
Carda980.1 years
Soulek979.6 years
Bouza882.5 years
Kisely782.7 years
Kadlec681.8 years
Oconnor674.7 years
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