Martin, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 1,064 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 520  (48.9%)
Females: 544  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57551.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,332 (it was $26,779 in 2000)
Martin:

$37,332
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,385 (it was $13,752 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,106 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$60,106
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $457.

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  • Races in Martin, SD (2010)

    Martin races chart
    • 49546.2%American Indian alone
    • 43340.4%White alone
    • 837.7%Two or more races
    • 444.1%Hispanic
    • 131.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Martin: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), French (5.5%), Irish (5.2%), United States (3.5%), English (3.4%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3314 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,165 people per square mile   (low).

Martin, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin city:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Martin, South Dakota as of July 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Martin to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,296 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $978 (1.9%)

Martin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (97.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (283.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (721.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Allen, SD (3.5 miles ), Merriman, NE (4.2 miles) , Batesland, SD (4.3 miles) , Wanblee, SD (5.3 miles ), Kyle, SD (5.3 miles ), Cody, NE (5.4 miles) , Porcupine, SD (5.6 miles ), Wounded Knee, SD (5.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $138,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 101.73 W

Area code: 605

Martin household income distribution Martin home values distribution

Crime rates in Martin by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 110101021
per 100,000 94.797.20.0101.40.092.30.0186.793.2
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 7340258117
per 100,000 662.9291.5399.20.0207.0461.3736.61,027.1652.4
Burglaries 13102211259
per 100,000 1,231.1971.8199.6202.8103.592.3184.2466.9838.8
Thefts 178132492020
per 100,000 1,609.8777.599.8304.3207.0369.0828.71,867.41,863.9
Auto thefts 000001323
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.092.3276.2186.7279.6
Arson 100000110
per 100,000 94.70.00.00.00.00.092.193.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.2) 373.6244.8101.8111.959.3202.6224.3496.6375.4

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Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.73
South Dakota average:

1.96
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Martin, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Martin city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 34% 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 454.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 201.9 miles away from Martin center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from Martin center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.8 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 Bennett County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Birthplace of: Jay Novacek - College football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Martin:

  • BENNETT COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME - CAH (provides emergency services, 102 MAJOR ALLEN, POST OFFICE BOX 70-D)
  • BENNETT COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME (102 MAJOR ALLEN, PO BOX 70)

airports located in Martin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Chadron State College (about 69 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 97 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 141 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 212 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 219 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northern State University (about 226 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Casper College (about 234 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

Public high school in Martin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martin:

See full list of schools located in Martin

Library in Martin:

  • BENNETT COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,140; Location: 101 MAIN STREET; 25,688 books; 833 audio materials; 24 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Martin: Martin Fire Department (A), Martin City Hall (B), Bennett County Library (C), Bennett County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lakota Travel Lodge (East Highway 18), Candlelight Inn (Po Box 251), Crossroads Inn (Po Box 970).

Bennett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 25.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 4.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  15.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Martin, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Martin (2011 data):

  • Security First Bank: Martin Branch at 401 Third Avenue, branch established on 1919/07/19. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martin city (based on Bennett County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7921
Mainline Protestant3463
Evangelical Protestant1703
Other1641
None1,959-
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: 2
Bennett County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennett County:

33.6%
South Dakota:

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

20.5%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martin:

49.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Martin:

47.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Martin:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Martin:

20.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Martin:

11.5%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Martin:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, 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
Financial Administration 2$6,786$40,7160$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,978$35,9341$210
Streets and Highways 2$4,474$26,8440$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$354
Sewerage 1$2,701$32,4120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,935$23,2200$0
Water Supply 1$4,745$56,9400$0
Totals for Government 11$32,619$35,5843$564

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $77,000 ($72.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($19.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $536,000 ($503.76)
    Regular Highways: $110,000 ($103.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($98.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $101,000 ($94.92)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($89.29)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($69.55)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($36.65)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($23.50)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($4.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $165,000 ($155.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($49.81)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($24.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $231,000 ($217.11)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $535,000 ($502.82)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($85.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($1.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($8.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($85.53)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($9.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($147.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($21.62)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $137,000 ($128.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $105,000 ($98.68)
    Property: $97,000 ($91.17)
    NEC: $10,000 ($9.40)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000 ($8.46)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $126,000 ($118.42)

6.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($18,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Shannon County, SD  1.03% ($20,400 average AGI)


7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.83% ($33,167 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • KZSD-FM (102.5 FM; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SD PUBLIC B/G TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRNE-FM (91.5 FM; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • KILI (90.1 FM; PORCUPINE, SD; Owner: LAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • KZSD-TV (Channel 8; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRNE-TV (Channel 12; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Martin fatal accident list:

May 2, 2008 02:30 PM, Us-18, None, Lat: 43.17188, Lon: -101.69912, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 26, 2000 07:15 AM, Dakota St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 20, 1984 10:40 PM, 18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1979 09:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 3.2 Km North 2.4 Km West (Lat: 43.202111 Lon: -101.763778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: KNIK338
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz, 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2024Registrant: Western Communications, Inc., 3106 Cambell Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:
  • State Hwy Shop 1 Mi E On Us Hwy 18 (Lat: 43.171389 Lon: -101.712083), Call Sign: KQB28, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2012Registrant: Bit/State Radio Communications Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy 14 Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Fax: (605) 773-7979, Email:
  • State Highway Shop (Lat: 43.171389 Lon: -101.712083), Call Sign: WYJ893
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 10/21/1998, Expiration Date: 01/03/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2004Registrant: State Of South Dakota, 500 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
  • Jct Of Sd Hwy 73 & Us 18 (Lat: 43.171389 Lon: -101.731806), Call Sign: KLY885
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021Registrant: Bit/Src Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy. 14, Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Fax: (605) 773-7979, Email:
  • Bennett County Memorial Hospital (Lat: 43.166667 Lon: -101.728750), Call Sign: KSI799
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHzGrant Date: 12/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023Registrant: Bit/Src Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy. 14, Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Fax: (605) 773-7979, Email:
  • 20 Mi Sw (Lat: 43.001389 Lon: -101.944861), Call Sign: WNMJ392, Licensee ID: L00110043
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.100 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/1998, Expiration Date: 08/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2003Registrant: A W Moursund, Hc 64 Box 14a, Gordon, NE 69343, Phone: (308) 282-2444
  • 22873 283 Street (Lat: 43.300000 Lon: -101.541667), Call Sign: WQOI644
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.212 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/07/2021, Certifier: Tyler PetrakRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 3.2 Km North 2.4 Km West (Lat: 43.202111 Lon: -101.763778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WNEU399
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.293 MHz, 952.293 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/11/2018Registrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-2026, Email:
  • Martin, Nw 1/4 Of Sw 1/4 Of Section 18, Township 37 N, Range 38 W (Lat: 43.178750 Lon: -101.870000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPSD938
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • MARTIN, Nw 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 18, Township 37 N, Range 38 W (Lat: 43.178750 Lon: -101.870000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQQW482
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Martin LEA, 3.2 Km North 2.4 Km West (Lat: 43.202111 Lon: -101.763778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQUD624
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Kory HammerbeckRegistrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57709, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-4940, Email:
  • Martin WAPA Sub, 3.5 Miles North Of Martin, South Dakota (Lat: 43.225278 Lon: -101.705833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Overall height: 65.8 m, Call Sign: WQUD625
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Kory HammerbeckRegistrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57709, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-4940, Email:
  • 3 Mi S Of Longvalley (Lat: 43.431917 Lon: -101.547639), Structure height: 199 m, Call Sign: WGX206, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/1980, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2013Registrant: South Dakota Board Of Directors For Educational Telecommunic, Cherry & Dakota Streets Box 5000, Vermillion, SD 57069-5000
  • MARTIN, 1 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 43.180250 Lon: -101.750972), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WHO358
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc., Wall, SD 57790

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N9UZW, Licensee ID: L00606653, Grant Date: 01/25/2005, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Certifier: Kim E Dewhurst, Registrant: Kim E Dewhurst, 502 Swallow St Box 625, Martin, SD 57551
  • Call Sign: WA0PDE, Grant Date: 08/13/1996, Expiration Date: 08/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2008, Registrant: Melvin R Leeper, 203 Swallow, Martin, SD 57551

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: KARTASTI FRANK DONALD SPORT TRAINER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 329FK , Serial Number: 1952, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin C Jackson, 21292 296th St, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5133A , Serial Number: 28133, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Donna M Nelson, Po Box 446, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6411B , Serial Number: 29611, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Lakota Nation Aviation Inc, Box 608, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78516 , Serial Number: 18801953T, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Lakota Nation Aviation Incorporated, Po Box 608, Martin, SD 57551

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martin and their reported violations in the past:

MARTIN (Population served: 1,071, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-04-2006, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2006)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BATESLAND (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • 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-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif issued (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2008)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 101 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Martin, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2179.6 years
Mary2183.4 years
Robert1573.1 years
Charles1374.9 years
William1277.0 years
James1177.9 years
Frank1175.5 years
George977.2 years
Anna881.2 years
Harold875.9 years
Most common last names in Martin, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1172.9 years
Bettelyoun1066.8 years
Marshall970.6 years
Hicks877.1 years
Livermont876.8 years
Harris771.9 years
Byrne685.0 years
Dubray653.7 years
Phipps672.0 years
Ireland587.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Martin, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Ford1True Value1

Martin compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Martin on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 (57551) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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