Nisland, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 237 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 107  (45.5%)
Females: 130  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57762.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,399 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Nisland:

$35,399
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,565 (it was $10,017 in 2000)

Nisland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $39,513 (it was $16,600 in 2000)
Nisland:

$39,513
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $53,495; Detached houses: $70,917; Mobile homes: $28,730

Median gross rent in 2013: $537.

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  • Races in Nisland, SD (2010)

    Nisland races chart
    • 21793.5%White alone
    • 73.0%Hispanic
    • 52.2%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nisland: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.2%), Irish (13.6%), English (13.1%), Norwegian (10.2%), Swedish (4.9%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2857 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

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

Nisland, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Nisland:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nisland town:

  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 17.1%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nisland, South Dakota as of July 27, 2015.
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 2013: $1,105 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $615 (2.0%)

Nisland satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (340.0 miles , pop. 259,628).

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:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000

Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 103.55 W

Area code: 605

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

3.2%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+17.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Material moving occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Nisland, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nisland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 63% 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 above South Dakota state average. It is 41% 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 349.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 508.0 miles away from Nisland center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 122.9 miles away from Nisland center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 353.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nisland topographic map

Hospitals and 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nisland:

  • Black Hills State University (about 20 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 45 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 132 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Sheridan College (about 167 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Casper College (about 189 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • University of Mary (about 197 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 199 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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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

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

NISLAND (Population served: 232, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUN-01-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-22-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-16-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Nisland compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7547
Catholic7842
Evangelical Protestant6268
Other4272
None6,519-
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: 5
Butte County:

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
Butte County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

29.1%
South Dakota:

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

10.0%
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 0$0 2$928
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$37
Sewerage 0$0 1$129
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,322
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,416

9.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.57% ($32,340 average AGI)
from Meade County, SD  0.88% ($27,000)
from Pennington County, SD  0.69% ($28,231)


8.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 Lawrence County, SD  2.03% ($32,737 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.75% ($21,429)
to Meade County, SD  0.67% ($31,840)

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 persons involved: 4
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 55Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nisland, SD
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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