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Population in 2012: 471 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 225  (47.9%)
Females: 246  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57048.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,537 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Montrose:

$38,537
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,463

Montrose city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,534 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Montrose:

$90,534
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,301; Detached houses: $99,324; Mobile homes: $34,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $467.

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  • White alone - 455 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montrose: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (34.4%), Irish (24.5%), Norwegian (8.5%), Swedish (3.2%), Czech (2.4%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1480 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,161 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Montrose:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montrose city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

11 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This city:  2.4%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Montrose, South Dakota as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Montrose to the number of sex offenders is 236 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,413 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,074 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (25.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (179.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (499.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Humboldt, SD (2.6 miles ), Canistota, SD (3.0 miles ), Salem, SD (3.2 miles ), Hartford, SD (3.6 miles ), Colton, SD (3.8 miles ), Monroe, SD (3.8 miles) , Dolton, SD (4.2 miles) , Chester, SD (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $229,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $234,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.70 N, Longitude: 97.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Montrose household income distribution Montrose home values distribution

Crime rates in Montrose (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (641.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (213.7 per 100,000)
  • 9 thefts (1923.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 228.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
South Dakota average:

1.80
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.1%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+9.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Montrose-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Montrose city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Montrose center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.5 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 68.8 miles away from Montrose center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McCook County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Montrose:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY CANISTOTA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CANISTOTA, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SALEM (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SALEM, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Montrose, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montrose:

  • South Dakota State University (about 48 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • University of South Dakota (about 65 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 88 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 95 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Wayne State College (about 102 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 115 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Buena Vista University (about 124 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Montrose:

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

 
McCook 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: 5.3%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Montrose, SD

Montrose compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 Montrose (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank: Montrose Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1977/03/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.3 mil, Deposits: $60.1 mil, headquarters in Alexandria, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Montrose travel time to work - commute


Montrose mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montrose city (based on McCook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.84%
Here87.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General Conference
Adherents41.0%17.5%12.4%7.1%6.2%
Congregations12.0%16.0%12.0%12.0%8.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USAHutterian BrethrenChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents5.4%4.4%2.0%1.2%2.7%
Congregations12.0%8.0%4.0%4.0%12.0%
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: 5
McCook County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

15.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McCook County:

7.5%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
McCook County:

26.6%
State:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
South Dakota:

14.9%

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 1$2,083$24,9961$162
Streets and Highways 1$2,134$25,6080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,771$21,2528$3,642
Totals for Government 3$5,988$23,9529$3,804


6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.00% ($33,238 average AGI)


8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  2.75% ($30,237 average AGI)
to Lake County, SD  0.47% ($33,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montrose:

  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montrose:

  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KJAM-FM (103.1 FM; MADISON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montrose:

  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K34DR (Channel 34; HUMBOLDT, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K43GX (Channel 43; MADISON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Montrose fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2006 00:04 AM, 1st St, State St, Lat: 43.703383, Lon: -97.183739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $12,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,555
Total average daily truck traffic: 113
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,707

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Montrose)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.699944 Lon: -97.185111, Call Sign: WQPP941, Licensee ID: L01709396
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022, Certifier: Linda Hentges
    Registrant: City Of Montrose, 100 W. Main St. Ste. A, Montrose, SD 57048, Phone: (605) 363-5065, Fax: (605) 363-3982

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0ACO, Licensee ID: L00527072
    Grant Date: 06/04/2002, Expiration Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Dean B Ruedebusch
    Registrant: Dean B Ruedebusch, 45007 Sd Hwy 38, Montrose, SD 57048-5719



Most common first names in Montrose, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1285.7 years
William1077.0 years
John881.4 years
James783.2 years
Herman678.2 years
Joseph680.5 years
Harold575.6 years
Clara573.4 years
Robert567.2 years
Francis575.3 years
Most common last names in Montrose, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Healy1179.1 years
Donelan974.6 years
Zimmer982.6 years
Wheeler778.6 years
Kappenman678.8 years
Cleveland575.6 years
Mcareavey587.2 years
Gordon571.4 years
Christensen576.4 years
Raap585.6 years
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