Lake Andes, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 837 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 428  (51.2%)
Females: 409  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

27.5 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57356.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,642 (it was $21,000 in 2000)
Lake Andes:

$33,642
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,898 (it was $10,022 in 2000)

Lake Andes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,656 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Lake Andes:

$51,656
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $48,474; detached houses: $48,875; mobile homes: $41,399

Median gross rent in 2017: $494.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Andes: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.9%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Lake Andes, SD (2017)
    • 43550.3%White alone
    • 35441.0%American Indian alone
    • 273.1%Other race alone
    • 222.5%Two or more races
    • 182.1%Hispanic
    • 121.4%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Lake Andes, South Dakota as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Andes is 61 to 1.



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

3.58
South Dakota average:

1.79
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Ancestries: German (12.7%), Czech (6.3%), American (5.5%), French (2.2%), Italian (2.0%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/4/1905

Elevation: 1466 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,042 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Andes, South Dakota map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $975 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $827 (2.1%)

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)

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 98.54 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Lake Andes, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Andes, SD in 2017
Lake Andes satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Andes, SD residents
Average permit cost in Lake Andes, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in Lake Andes, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (20.1%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (22.3%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.2%)
  • Utilities (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (19.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (18.1%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.7%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lake Andes, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Financial managers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)

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 Lake Andes 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 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 Lake Andes 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, 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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 18), Circle H Motel (711 US Highway 281), River Hills Motel (723 US Highway 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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lake Andes:

Marital status in Lake Andes, SD
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Andes:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake Andes
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

14.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

9.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.8%
South Dakota:

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

18.9%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Andes:

10.1%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Andes:

35.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lake Andes:

55.5%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Andes, SD Residents
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
Streets and Highways 1$1,684$20,2080$0
Financial Administration 1$4,016$48,1920$0
Water Supply 1$1,684$20,2080$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$703
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$778
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$560
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$7,384$29,53611$2,041

Lake Andes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $193,000 ($230.59)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($162.49)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($161.29)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($76.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($52.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($40.62)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($39.43)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($34.65)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($26.28)
    Liquor Stores: $18,000 ($21.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($8.36)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($3.58)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($20.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,000 ($130.23)

Lake Andes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $90,000 ($107.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($74.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($8.36)
    Other: $4,000 ($4.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($9.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $85,000 ($101.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($7.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($5.97)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.58)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $212,000 ($253.29)
    Liquor Stores: $22,000 ($26.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($26.28)
  • Tax - Property: $183,000 ($218.64)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,000 ($200.72)
    Other License: $5,000 ($5.97)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.39)

Lake Andes government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $440,000 ($525.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $411,000 ($491.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,000 ($34.65)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000 ($1.19)

Lake Andes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $546,000 ($652.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,000 ($35.84)

4.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 28, 1987 09:55 AM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • $723,000Total costs
  • 3,641Total average daily traffic
  • 473Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,123Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Andes)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lake Andes, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PICKSTOWN, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 1 T 94 N R 65 W (Lat: 43.077778 Lon: -98.480417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPNB606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • LAKE ANDES, 4 Mi W & 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 43.148667 Lon: -98.625111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNL979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 01/27/2029, Registrant: East River Electric Power Coop, 211 Harth Ave. South, Madison, SD 57042, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:
  • LAKE ANDES, 38257 289th Street (Lat: 43.198194 Lon: -98.534944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQTG425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/28/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2015, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, 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:

2
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KE0JJJ, Licensee ID: L02028855, Grant Date: 05/25/2016, Expiration Date: 05/25/2026, Certifier: Holly N Larson, Registrant: Holly N Larson, 11 N 9th Ave Apt 1, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Arlen T Kucera, 30181 387th Ave, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Joyce Soulek, 38001 295th St, Lake Andes, SD 57356

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Andes, SD
  • 61.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 17.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Andes, SD
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Wood


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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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