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Population in 2012: 237 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 

Males: 118  (50.0%)
Females: 119  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57762.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,360 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Nisland:

$35,360
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,764

Nisland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $29,902 (it was $16,600 in 2000)
Nisland:

$29,902
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,161; Detached houses: $56,444; Mobile homes: $32,914

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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Nisland races chart
  • White alone - 217 (93.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nisland: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Irish (15.1%), Norwegian (12.7%), English (11.6%), French (7.0%), Russian (5.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2857 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 930 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Nisland:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nisland town:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 25.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 32.1%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nisland, South Dakota as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nisland to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,300 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (44.3 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (349.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (821.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Newell, SD (2.7 miles ), Fruitdale, SD (2.7 miles) , Vale, SD (2.9 miles) , St. Onge, SD (3.5 miles) , Belle Fourche, SD (3.8 miles ), Whitewood, SD (3.9 miles ), Sturgis, SD (4.3 miles ), Spearfish, SD (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 103.55 W

Area code: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.6%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+17.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Nisland-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Nisland town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1963, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nisland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2007 at 10:35:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Nisland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Nisland:

  • BELLE FOURCHE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLE FOURCHE, SD)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BELLE FOURCHE, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Nisland, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nisland:

  • Black Hills State University (about 20 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,551)
  • Casper College (about 189 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Mary (about 197 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 199 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 255 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of Wyoming (about 255 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 255 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)

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

 
Butte 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 2012: 13.9%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nisland, SD

Nisland compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nisland travel time to work - commute


Nisland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Nisland town (based on Butte County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.73%
Here28.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents38.7%27.9%9.4%9.1%3.8%
Congregations21.4%14.3%7.1%7.1%7.1%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.4%2.0%1.5%2.2%
Congregations7.1%7.1%7.1%7.1%14.3%
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
Here:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Butte County:

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

8.5%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
State:

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

10.0%
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$1,545$18,5400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$32
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$200
Sewerage 0$0 1$350
Water Supply 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 1$1,545$18,5408$932


10.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.88% ($21,531 average AGI)
from Meade County, SD  0.99% ($41,909)
from Pennington County, SD  0.69% ($24,087)


11.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.68% ($27,889 average AGI)
to Meade County, SD  1.19% ($24,125)
to Pennington County, SD  1.10% ($28,270)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nisland:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBFS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nisland:

  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KFMH (102.1 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K252DN (98.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)

TV broadcast stations around Nisland:

  • KHSD-TV (Channel 11; LEAD, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIVV-TV (Channel 5; LEAD, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KKRA-LP (Channel 24; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Nisland fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2004 02:00 AM, Valley Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 55
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 55


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0VVX, Previous Call Sign: KC0OVX, Licensee ID: L00626934
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Carl L Bruce
    Registrant: Carl L Bruce, 601 2nd St, Nisland, SD 57762
  • Call Sign: KD0TIF, Licensee ID: L01739790
    Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Certifier: Carl L Bruce
    Registrant: South Dakota Black Sheep, 601 2nd Street, Nisland, SD 57762

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 50-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22350 , Serial Number: C3499, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Mike Omeara, Box 22, Nisland, SD 57762
  • Aircraft: FLIGHTSTAR INC FLIGHTSTAR II SC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6175F , Serial Number: 208, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jay D Ericson, 12602 Ericson Rd, Nisland, SD 57762


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Nisland


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Most common first names in Nisland, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George478.7 years
Mary372.3 years
Norman367.7 years
Raymond377.0 years
Robert370.0 years
Adam270.9 years
Clarence275.0 years
Harold283.5 years
William275.5 years
Andrew282.5 years
Most common last names in Nisland, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fenton470.5 years
Shaykett476.5 years
Bossert473.2 years
Payne368.6 years
Foos367.3 years
Dell379.3 years
Clark374.0 years
Johnson373.4 years
Cushing296.0 years
Mcpherson286.0 years
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