New Effington, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 257 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 133  (51.9%)
Females: 124  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57255.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,805 (it was $20,909 in 2000)
New Effington:

$25,805
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,881 (it was $16,055 in 2000)

New Effington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,976 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
New Effington:

$40,976
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $466.

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  • Races in New Effington, SD (2010)

    New Effington races chart
    • 14857.8%White alone
    • 9336.3%American Indian alone
    • 124.7%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Effington: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.0%), Norwegian (27.3%), Swedish (3.6%), Czech (3.0%), Dutch (2.2%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/7/1914

Elevation: 1108 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (low).

New Effington, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in New Effington:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Effington town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
South Dakota:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,223 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $709 (2.0%)

New Effington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (70.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (187.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (537.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Claire City, SD (3.0 miles) , Rosholt, SD (3.0 miles ), Sisseton, SD (3.8 miles ), Hankinson, ND (3.9 miles ), Long Hollow, SD (4.1 miles) , White Rock, SD (4.2 miles) , Veblen, SD (4.2 miles ), Browns Valley, MN (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $46,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $29,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $138,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 96.92 W

Area code: 605

New Effington household income distribution New Effington home values distribution

Crime rates in New Effington by Year
Type 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 10000
per 100,000 431.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.3) 15.60.00.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
South Dakota average:

1.79
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in New Effington, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

New Effington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the New Effington town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Effington-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from New Effington center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 674.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from New Effington 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 234.9 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 Roberts County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Effington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Effington:

  • TEKAKWITHA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT SISSETON (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY OF CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANKINSON, ND)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SISSETON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Effington:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 33 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 70 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 71 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 75 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 81 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public elementary/middle schools in New Effington:

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Notable locations in New Effington: New Effington City Hall (A), New Effington Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Dakota Magic Casino & Hotel (16849 102nd Street Southeast).

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

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

NEW EFFINGTON (Population served: 256, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

New Effington 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in New Effington (2011 data):

  • Dacotah Bank: New Effington Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1978/12/18. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
South Dakota average:

10.0

New Effington travel time to work - commute New Effington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Effington town (based on Roberts County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,27617
Catholic1,5755
Evangelical Protestant1,18914
Other1632
None3,946-
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: 7
Roberts County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Roberts County:

30.9%
South Dakota:

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

18.6%
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 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$46
Sewerage 0$0 1$68
Water Supply 0$0 1$68
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$3,941
Totals for Government 1$3,100$37,20011$4,123

New Effington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $72,000 ($280.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($77.82)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($62.26)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($54.47)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($42.80)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($38.91)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($27.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($11.67)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($11.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $74,000 ($287.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($11.67)

New Effington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($108.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($77.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($19.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($143.97)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($31.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($66.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($3.89)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($97.28)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($7.78)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.89)

New Effington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($217.90)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $48,000 ($186.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($151.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($210.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($35.02)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($7.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $211,000 ($821.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $54,000 ($210.12)

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Codington County, SD  0.61% ($23,043 average AGI)


4.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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  0.56% ($21,476 average AGI)
to Codington County, SD  0.42% ($20,750)
to Grant County, SD  0.40% ($17,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Effington:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Effington:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around New Effington:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0MDD
    Grant Date: 12/18/1997, Expiration Date: 12/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2009
    Registrant: John B Ohnstad, Rr 1 Box 80, New Effington, SD 57255-9744
  • Call Sign: KB9YVH, Licensee ID: L00322042
    Grant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/05/2021, Certifier: John M Paul
    Registrant: John M Paul, 60 Whittier Ave., New Effington, SD 57255

Most common first names in New Effington, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William873.7 years
Albert679.5 years
Clara683.5 years
John581.0 years
Edwin580.6 years
Mary580.6 years
Oscar579.2 years
Carl480.7 years
Edward480.0 years
Alma489.6 years
Most common last names in New Effington, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ellingson879.9 years
Navratil872.1 years
Bisek773.8 years
Nerison575.8 years
Ekstrom578.0 years
Martinek582.0 years
Broz588.4 years
Ceroll472.8 years
Weinkauf488.0 years
Koeppe477.5 years

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