Mound City, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 30  (45.8%)
Females: 37  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

67.3 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip code: 57646

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,048 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Mound City:

$39,048
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,886 (it was $12,387 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $25,941 (it was $11,500 in 2000)
Mound City:

$25,941
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $30,868; detached houses: $30,904

Median gross rent in 2017: $409.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mound City: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
  • Races in Mound City, SD (2010)
    • 7098.6%White alone
    • 11.4%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (86.3%), Hungarian (3.9%), Ukrainian (3.9%), Dutch (2.0%), Irish (2.0%), Russian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1722 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 516 people per square mile   (low).

Mound City, South Dakota map

4 residents are foreign born (5.6% North America).

This town:

5.6%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $241 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $461 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (82.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (334.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (673.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Herreid, SD (2.8 miles ),
Selby, SD (3.9 miles ),
Pollock, SD (4.0 miles ),
Glenham, SD (4.1 miles),
Artas, SD (4.1 miles),
Java, SD (4.2 miles),
Zeeland, ND (4.5 miles),
Hague, ND (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 45.73 N, Longitude: 100.07 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Mound City, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mound City, SD in 2017

Mound City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
South Dakota:

3.1%

Average climate in Mound City, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mound City-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Mound City town center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Mound City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 522.2 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 109.4 miles away from the city 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 357.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from Mound City center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 306.3 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 Campbell County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mound City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mound City:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SELBY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SELBY, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mound City:

  • University of Mary (about 77 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northern State University (about 80 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Bismarck State College (about 84 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 171 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 176 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 177 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 177 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mound City: Campbell County Courthouse (A), Mound City Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.5%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.0%
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: 2.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mound City:

Marital status in Mound City, SD
  • Never married: 8.7%
  • Now married: 76.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mound City:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mound City, SD (based on Campbell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4935
Mainline Protestant2862
Catholic1911
None496-
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
This county:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Campbell County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

35.82 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

9.1%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

26.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$150
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$410
Financial Administration 0$0 1$140
Totals for Government 0$0 6$700

Strongest AM radio stations in Mound City:

  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mound City:

  • KOLY-FM (99.5 FM; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQSD-FM (91.9 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KMLO (100.7 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLND (89.5 FM; LITTLE EAGLE, SD; Owner: SEVENTH GENERATION MEDIA SVCS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mound City:

  • KQSD-TV (Channel 11; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 1,083Total average daily traffic
  • 476Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,555Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB0ZZH, Licensee ID: L00256615, Grant Date: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 01/02/2027, Certifier: Charles W Davidson, Registrant: Charles W Davidson Mr, 202 2nd St Ne, Mound City, SD 57646
  • Call Sign: KC0HWP, Licensee ID: L00234033, Grant Date: 04/29/2000, Expiration Date: 04/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2012, Certifier: Kevin L Ackerman, Registrant: Kevin L Ackerman, Rr 1 Box 66, Mound City, SD 57646

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mound City, SD
  • 86.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mound City, SD
  • 83.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mound City compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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