For population 25 years and over in Oacoma:
For population 15 years and over in Oacoma town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $886 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (133.8 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (245.7 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (608.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Chamberlain, SD (1.6 miles ), Pukwana, SD (3.2 miles ), Reliance, SD (3.5 miles ), Fort Thompson, SD (4.2 miles ), Hamill, SD (4.6 miles) , Lower Brule, SD (4.6 miles ), Kimball, SD (4.6 miles ), Kennebec, SD (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 99.38 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 605
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Oacoma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oacoma, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oacoma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Oacoma town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Oacoma-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 28.4 miles away from the city 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 75.7 miles away from Oacoma center
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 45.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Oacoma 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 69.4 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 Lyman County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oacoma:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oacoma:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.6%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Oacoma compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Oacoma (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Oacoma (based on Lyman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.72%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oacoma government finances in 2002:
6.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,208 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,868 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Oacoma fatal accident list:
Sep 16, 1996 07:25 AM, I090, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1986 05:30 PM, I90 B Loop, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,796
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,188
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
Businesses in Oacoma, SD