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Population in 2012: 315 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 

Males: 153  (48.7%)
Females: 162  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57454.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,912 (it was $28,214 in 2000)
Langford:

$27,912
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,994

Langford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,184 (it was $25,200 in 2000)
Langford:

$65,184
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,066; Detached houses: $74,160; Mobile homes: $50,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $445.

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  • White alone - 301 (96.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Langford: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Norwegian (29.8%), Swedish (8.6%), Irish (6.3%), Danish (2.2%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1373 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,113 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Langford:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Langford town:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Langford, South Dakota as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Langford to the number of sex offenders is 158 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $553 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $615 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (100.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (226.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (569.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pierpont, SD (2.7 miles) , Claremont, SD (3.2 miles) , Andover, SD (3.7 miles) , Britton, SD (3.7 miles ), Groton, SD (4.1 miles ), Roslyn, SD (4.2 miles ), Bristol, SD (4.3 miles ), Eden, SD (4.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $42,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.60 N, Longitude: 97.83 W

Area code: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Langford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Langford town center .

On 5/31/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Langford-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Langford center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Langford:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER - CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; BRITTON, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Langford, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Langford:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 96 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,462)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 102 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 102 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 102 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • South Dakota State University (about 103 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 129 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Ridgewater College (about 138 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)

Public high school in Langford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Langford:

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Library in Langford:

  • LANGFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,549; Location: 306 MAIN ST; 6,749 books; 24 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Langford: Langford Fire Department (A), Langford Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Marshall 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: 25.8%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.7% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.8%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Langford, SD

Langford compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Langford (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Claremont: Langford Office at Main Street, branch established on 1903/08/13. Info updated 2008/07/23: Bank assets: $51.0 mil, Deposits: $43.8 mil, headquarters in Groton, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Langford travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Electricity (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Langford town (based on Marshall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.60%
Here93.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents45.5%23.2%11.2%6.3%5.1%
Congregations27.3%18.2%18.2%4.5%4.5%
NameHutterian BrethrenEvangelical Free Church of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.8%0.9%1.6%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%9.1%
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: 3
This county:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

13.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$664
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$150
Water Supply 1$2,805$33,6600$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$452
Totals for Government 1$2,805$33,6605$1,266

Langford government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $128,000 ($406.35)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($177.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($111.11)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($92.06)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($69.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($38.10)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($34.92)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($28.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($25.40)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($22.22)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($12.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,000 ($187.30)

Langford government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($101.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($85.71)
    All Other: $5,000 ($15.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($28.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($19.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($12.70)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $191,000 ($606.35)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($107.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($44.44)
    All Other: $10,000 ($31.75)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,000 ($60.32)
    Property: $18,000 ($57.14)

Langford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $344,000 ($1092.06)

5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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:
from Roberts County, SD  0.68% ($31,727 average AGI)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

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:
to Brown County, SD  0.86% ($24,643 average AGI)
to Roberts County, SD  0.86% ($22,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Langford:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Langford:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KBFO (106.7 FM; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Langford:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Hall E Main (Lat: 45.602722 Lon: -97.833722), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPJX502
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/04/2021, Certifier: Raymond Carson
    Registrant: Dakota Elect, 423 Brown County 19 So., Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1805G , Serial Number: 559, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Roger A Williams, 104 Linden St, Langford, SD 57454
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54677 , Serial Number: 5-1225, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Scott R Anderson, 41384 122nd St, Langford, SD 57454
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-210C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62063 , Serial Number: 6088C, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Scott R Anderson, 41384 122nd St, Langford, SD 57454



Most common first names in Langford, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1279.3 years
James670.1 years
George579.6 years
Carl577.4 years
Anna588.8 years
Ernest481.2 years
Marvin472.3 years
Henry479.0 years
Kenneth467.5 years
Ruth484.7 years
Most common last names in Langford, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1780.4 years
Erickson1078.4 years
Johnson979.4 years
Anderson880.9 years
Hanson876.4 years
Carson877.1 years
Hoines778.5 years
Nelson778.6 years
Liknes782.4 years
Osness779.2 years
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