Lane, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 23  (40.0%)
Females: 36  (60.0%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57358, 57382, 57385.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,063 (it was $14,464 in 2000)
Lane:

$36,063
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,434 (it was $13,750 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $25,453 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Lane:

$25,453
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $150,537; Detached houses: $147,265; Mobile homes: $161,991
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  • White alone - 57 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (3.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lane: 74.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), English (17.7%), Norwegian (17.7%), Irish (4.8%), French (1.6%), French Canadian (1.6%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Lane:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lane town:

  • Never married: 46.9%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $588 (1.1%)

Lane satellite photo by USGS

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

Lane household income distribution Lane home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.1%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-16.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (57%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

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 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 49.8 miles away from Lane 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 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 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 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 Jerauld County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
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

Lane compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lane travel time to work - commute Lane mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (93%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lane town (based on Jerauld County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.03%
Here: 73.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents20.7%19.9%19.6%19.5%20.3%
Congregations9.1%27.3%18.2%9.1%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Jerauld County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$406
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$181
Totals for Government 0$0 4$587

6.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Beadle County, SD  1.71% ($69,846 average AGI)


8.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
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 Beadle County, SD  1.42% ($30,818 average AGI)
to Davison County, SD  1.29% ($20,600)

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.)
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