Mission Hill, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 178 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 85  (48.0%)
Females: 93  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  25.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 57046

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,430 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Mission Hill:

$53,430
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,194 (it was $14,405 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,527 (it was $49,700 in 2000)
Mission Hill:

$67,527
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $856.

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    • 17397.7%White alone
    • 21.1%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mission Hill: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.8%), Norwegian (17.8%), Czech (5.2%), Irish (4.6%), English (2.8%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/28/1913

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 542 people per square mile   (low).

Mission Hill, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Mission Hill:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission Hill town:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,197 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $716 (1.2%)

Mission Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (50.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (132.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (495.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Volin, SD (2.4 miles ), Gayville, SD (2.4 miles ), Yankton, SD (2.5 miles ), St. Helena, NE (2.8 miles) , Aten, NE (3.1 miles) , Wakonda, SD (3.3 miles ), Utica, SD (3.4 miles) , Irene, SD (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $81,700

Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 97.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Mission Hill household income distribution Mission Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

Average climate in Mission Hill, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mission Hill-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Mission Hill town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mission Hill-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 139.2 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 82.7 miles away from Mission Hill center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 677.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 199.7 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 85.1 miles away from Mission Hill center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yankton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mission Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mission Hill:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA HUMAN SERVICES CENTER - GERIATRIC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK SPECIALTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • AVERA SACRED HEART - YANKTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • AVERA SACRED HEART HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • YMC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • AVERA SR JAMES CARE CENTER/AVERA YANKTON CARE CENT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; YANKTON, SD)
  • WAKONDA HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAKONDA, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission Hill:

  • University of South Dakota (about 21 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 49 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 52 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 57 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northeast Community College (about 61 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • South Dakota State University (about 100 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Buena Vista University (about 107 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

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Park in Mission Hill: Lincoln Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Yankton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 37.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

EAST WINDS COURT, INC. (Population served: 180, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 (MAY-24-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MISSION HILL (Population served: 177, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-26-2006 to JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.6%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mission Hill compared to South Dakota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
South Dakota average:

10.0

Mission Hill travel time to work - commute Mission Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mission Hill town (based on Yankton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,3925
Mainline Protestant4,88011
Evangelical Protestant2,58517
Other2952
None7,286-
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
Yankton County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yankton County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Yankton County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Yankton County:

27.1%
South Dakota:

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

14.7%
State:

14.9%
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$550
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$156
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$220
Sewerage 0$0 1$110
Water Supply 0$0 1$110
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,146

Mission Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($61.80)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($44.94)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($33.71)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($33.71)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($28.09)

Mission Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,000 ($95.51)
    All Other: $11,000 ($61.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($73.03)
    Highways: $4,000 ($22.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($28.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($67.42)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($73.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($22.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $152,000 ($853.93)

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.98% ($25,036 average AGI)
from Clay County, SD  0.57% ($24,571)
from Bon Homme County, SD  0.49% ($26,000)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.90% ($26,545 average AGI)
to Clay County, SD  0.48% ($34,585)
to Bon Homme County, SD  0.34% ($23,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mission Hill:

  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVTK (1570 AM; 1 kW; VERMILLION, SD)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mission Hill:

  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKYA (93.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • K220FV (91.9 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: PRAISE NETWORK, INC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mission Hill:

  • K21EN (Channel 21; YANKTON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • K31DP (Channel 31; YANKTON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mission Hill)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0QJN, Licensee ID: L00194833
    Grant Date: 03/20/2002, Expiration Date: 03/20/2012
    Registrant: James R Carlson, Rt 1 Box 213, Mission Hill, SD 57046
  • Call Sign: N0VC, Previous Call Sign: N0VCA, Licensee ID: L00188019
    Grant Date: 04/06/2007, Expiration Date: 02/12/2017
    Registrant: Guy A Chaney, 266 Wildwood Dr, Mission Hill, SD 57045

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3243H , Serial Number: 3868, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Shelburg, Box 57, Mission Hill, SD 57046
  • Aircraft: PILATUS P3-05 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435 (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831AS , Serial Number: 469-18, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Knight, 135 Hideaway Dr, Mission Hill, SD 57046

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