Mission, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 1,221 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.1%
Males: 445  (36.5%)
Females: 776  (63.5%)
Median resident age:  25.3 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57555.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,173 (it was $23,631 in 2000)
Mission:

$24,173
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,530 (it was $11,374 in 2000)

Mission city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,067 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Mission:

$43,067
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $391.

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  • Races in Mission, SD (2010)

    Mission races chart
    • 99283.9%American Indian alone
    • 13611.5%White alone
    • 252.1%Two or more races
    • 252.1%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mission: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (10.9%), German (8.1%), English (2.4%), Irish (1.7%), Norwegian (1.6%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2581 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 2,058 people per square mile   (low).

Mission, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Mission:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city:

  • Never married: 48.8%
  • Now married: 23.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
South Dakota:

1.8%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Mission, South Dakota as of May 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Mission to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $386 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $753 (2.9%)

Mission satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (139.2 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (267.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (668.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Antelope, SD (1.1 miles ), White Horse, SD (1.7 miles) , Rosebud, SD (3.3 miles ), Soldier Creek, SD (3.4 miles ), Two Strike, SD (3.6 miles) , Okreek, SD (3.8 miles ), Wood, SD (4.0 miles) , St. Francis, SD (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $72,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.31 N, Longitude: 100.66 W

Area code: 605

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

9.4%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +170 (+23.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mission, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mission-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.8 miles away from the Mission city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Mission-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 46% 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 505.2 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 256.9 miles away from Mission center
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 88.4 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 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from Mission center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 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 Todd County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mission topographic map

Airports located in Mission:

College/University in Mission:

  • Sinte Gleska University (Full-time enrollment: 626; Location: E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sintegleska.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:

  • Chadron State College (about 124 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 139 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 181 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Northern State University (about 184 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Northeast Community College (about 188 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 193 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 196 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Public high schools in Mission:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mission:

Private elementary/middle school in Mission:

  • WHITE EAGLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 485 E 2ND ST; Grades: KG - 5)
See full list of schools located in Mission, map of school districts: TODD COUNTY 66-1

Library in Mission:

  • SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $302,425; Location: HIGHWAY 18 EAST, MAIN CAMPUS; 42,399 books; 1,866 audio materials; 2,026 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions; 22 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mission: Mission Volunteer Fire Department (A), Mission City Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Quality Inn Rosebud Casino (Highway 83), Maverick Motel (356 West 2 Street), Antelope Country Inn (175 Adam Street).

Todd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 46.4%
(40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.9% for American Indian residents, 54.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
51 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Mission compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Mission (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mission Branch at 112 North Main Street, branch established on 1958/11/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mission city (based on Todd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,3655
Mainline Protestant7856
Other5111
Evangelical Protestant1956
None6,756-
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: 4
Todd County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Todd County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

37.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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 1$2,754$33,0480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,739
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,454$32,7241$1,999
Streets and Highways 1$2,666$31,9920$0
Sewerage 1$1,649$19,7880$0
Water Supply 1$1,649$19,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,817$21,8040$0
Totals for Government 7$15,989$27,4107$4,738

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.24% ($23,677 average AGI)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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  0.76% ($16,632 average AGI)
to Cherry County, NE  0.44% ($28,909)
to Mellette County, SD  0.40% ($18,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mission:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mission:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • Mission, South Dakota
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:11
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • South Dakota average
  • Fatal accident count70
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents105
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons28
  • Fatalities74
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents182
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Mission fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 28Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,400Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mission)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.391667 Lon: -100.747361, Call Sign: WPNT262
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, 451.950 MHz, 452.325 MHz, 452.725 MHz, 456.350 MHz, 456.950 MHz, 457.325 MHz, 457.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: John W Knight
    Registrant: Western Communications Inc, 3106 Cambell Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 43.258056 Lon: -100.658750), Call Sign: KNHE644
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2003, Expiration Date: 08/08/2013
    Registrant: Todd County Hiway, 350 Lincon Street, Mission, SD 57555, Phone: (605) 856-4594, Fax: (605) 856-5082, Email:
  • Lat: 43.297778 Lon: -100.654167, Call Sign: WPVB546
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.900 MHz, 160.095 MHz, 151.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2002, Expiration Date: 06/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2012, Certifier: Richard Bordeaux
    Registrant: Western Communications, 3101 Airport Rd., Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 224-2054, Fax: (605) 224-8603, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Mission, S Hwy 83 3.5 Mi From Jct Of Hwy 18 (Lat: 43.251667 Lon: -100.652917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65.2 m, Call Sign: WPWY703
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.006 MHz, 952.006 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Doobie Dupre
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 Nroth Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • MISSION, Ne 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 24, Township 39 N, Range 28 W (Lat: 43.338861 Lon: -100.587278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQCI709
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6820.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • MISSION, Ne 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 24, Township 39 N, Range 28 W (Lat: 43.338861 Lon: -100.587250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQMC991
    Assigned Frequencies: 6820.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2011, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 Twentieth Street, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • MISSION, Us Highway 18 & Dump Road (Lat: 43.338306 Lon: -100.652944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65.3 m, Call Sign: WQRA928
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0HBP
    Grant Date: 06/05/1990, Expiration Date: 06/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2002
    Registrant: William L Reese, Mission, SD 57555
  • Call Sign: KD0IYJ, Licensee ID: L01518844
    Grant Date: 09/17/2009, Expiration Date: 09/17/2019, Certifier: Caleb M Whiting
    Registrant: Caleb M Whiting, Mission, SD 57555
  • Call Sign: KD0SJI, Licensee ID: L01720086
    Grant Date: 06/29/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022, Certifier: Fred L Stenner
    Registrant: Fred L Stenner, Mission, SD 57555

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: WELCH THOMAS RV9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 475TW , Serial Number: 90475, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Jr Harmon, 828 E Pine St, Mission, SD 57555
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82873 , Serial Number: 7AC-1523, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Randy Mozack, #i Phoenix Dr, Mission, SD 57555
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94715 , Serial Number: 4826, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis B Schmaltz, Po Box 1011, Mission, SD 57555

Businesses in Mission, SD

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
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