Lane, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 33  (56.3%)
Females: 26  (43.8%)
Median resident age:

29.6 years
South Dakota median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 57358, 57382, 57385.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,032 (it was $14,464 in 2000)
Lane:

$52,032
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,882 (it was $13,750 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,020 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Lane:

$115,020
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $156,482; detached houses: $157,360; mobile homes: $146,049
March 2019 cost of living index in Lane: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 46.3%
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  • Races in Lane, SD (2010)
    • 5796.6%White alone
    • 23.4%Hispanic



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lane, South Dakota as of October 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lane is 96 to 1.


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

Ancestries: German (53.3%), South African (33.3%), Belgian (8.3%), Czechoslovakian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 2/27/1907

Elevation: 1376 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

Lane, South Dakota map

20 residents are foreign born (20.8% Africa).

This town:

20.8%
South Dakota:

3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,110 (5.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $810 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (92.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (229.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (565.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wessington Springs, SD (2.7 miles ),
Woonsocket, SD (2.8 miles ),
Alpena, SD (2.9 miles ),
Aurora Center, SD (3.8 miles),
Virgil, SD (3.9 miles),
Forestburg, SD (4.0 miles),
Letcher, SD (4.3 miles),
Huron, SD (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.07 N, Longitude: 98.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Distribution of median household income in Lane, SD in 2016
Distribution of house value in Lane, SD in 2016

Lane satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
South Dakota:

3.1%

Average climate in Lane, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lane-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Lane town center caused $510,000 in damages.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lane-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 63% 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 605.6 miles away from Lane 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 49.8 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 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from Lane 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 19.2 miles away from Lane 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 377.9 miles away from Lane 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 Jerauld County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lane topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lane:

  • AVERA WESKOTA MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD)
  • WESKOTA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD)
  • STORLA SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LETCHER, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lane:

  • South Dakota State University (about 84 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 90 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northern State University (about 96 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of South Dakota (about 117 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 135 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Wayne State College (about 146 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 150 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

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Jerauld County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.6%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lane:

Marital status in Lane, SD
  • Never married: 52.5%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lane:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
South Dakota average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lane, SD (based on Jerauld County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8577
Catholic3261
Evangelical Protestant2364
Other1-
None651-
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: 1
This county:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Jerauld County:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

15.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

8.1%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Jerauld County:

25.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$181
Financial Administration 0$0 1$406
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$587

Lane government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($135.59)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($84.75)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($84.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($84.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($67.80)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($33.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($16.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000 ($101.69)

Lane government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,000 ($84.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($67.80)
    Other: $3,000 ($50.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,000 ($16.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($16.95)
    Rents: $1,000 ($16.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($67.80)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($355.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000 ($1237.29)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lane:

  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KIJV (1340 AM; 1 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lane:

  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KZKK (105.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • $94,000Total costs
  • 2,237Total average daily traffic
  • 280Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,096Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lane, SD
  • 67.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Wood
  • 3.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lane, SD
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lane compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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