Little Eagle, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 319. Population change since 2000: -13.8%
Males: 168  (52.8%)
Females: 151  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  22.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57639, 57642.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $17,518 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Little Eagle:

$17,518
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $4,826 (it was $3,632 in 2000)

Little Eagle CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $30,124 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Little Eagle:

$30,124
SD:

$160,700

Median gross rent in 2016: $410.

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  • Races in Little Eagle, SD (2010)

    Little Eagle races chart
    • 30595.6%American Indian alone
    • 103.1%Hispanic
    • 20.6%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races

Races in Little Eagle detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Little Eagle: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 1640 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Little Eagle:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little Eagle CDP:

  • Never married: 51.1%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.7%
South Dakota:

3.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Little Eagle, South Dakota as of June 22, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Little Eagle to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $228 (0.2%)

Little Eagle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (78.1 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (369.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (706.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McLaughlin, SD (3.0 miles ), Bullhead, SD (3.8 miles ), Mobridge, SD (4.5 miles ), Timber Lake, SD (4.7 miles ), Selfridge, ND (5.0 miles ), Glenham, SD (5.3 miles) , Pollock, SD (5.4 miles ), Fort Yates, ND (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 45.68 N, Longitude: 100.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Little Eagle household income distribution Little Eagle home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (35%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (85%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Little Eagle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Little Eagle, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Little Eagle-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.3 miles away from the Little Eagle place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little Eagle-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 486.7 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 122.5 miles away from Little Eagle 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 328.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 271.9 miles away from Little Eagle center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 646.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Corson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Eagle:

  • University of Mary (about 72 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 79 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Northern State University (about 114 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 163 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 171 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 179 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 206 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public elementary/middle school in Little Eagle:

  • SITTING BULL SCHOOL (Location: 1 SCHOOL ST, Grades: KG-8)

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Corson 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 2016: 78.7%
Average household size:
This place:  4.4 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.1%
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: 1.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Dakota average:

10.5

Little Eagle travel time to work - commute Little Eagle mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Little Eagle CDP (based on Corson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,01810
Mainline Protestant76712
Other4382
Evangelical Protestant1495
None1,678-
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
Corson County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Corson County:

39.2%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Little Eagle:

45.7%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Little Eagle:

30.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Little Eagle:

23.3%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Little Eagle:

13.4%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Little Eagle:

37.7%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Little Eagle:

52.9%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Little Eagle:

82.6%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Little Eagle, SD Residents

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

8.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.52% ($48,813 average AGI)
to Walworth County, SD  1.33% ($21,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little Eagle:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little Eagle:

  • KLND (89.5 FM; LITTLE EAGLE, SD; Owner: SEVENTH GENERATION MEDIA SVCS, INC.)
  • KOLY-FM (99.5 FM; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Little Eagle fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 1986 03:41 AM, #63, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Community Bldg (Lat: 45.678056 Lon: -100.808750), Call Sign: WBM21, Licensee ID: L00080795
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz, 153.845 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002Registrant: War Hawk Civil Defense District, Fire Hall, Mobridge, SD 57601, Phone: (605) 845-2800

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Little Eagle compared to South Dakota state average:

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