Oglala, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 1,290. Population change since 2000: +5.0%
Males: 609  (47.2%)
Females: 681  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  21.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57764, 57770.

Oglala Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,530 (it was $17,300 in 2000)
Oglala:

$22,530
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,948 (it was $3,824 in 2000)

Oglala CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $16,451 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Oglala:

$16,451
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $45,859; Detached houses: $70,789; Mobile homes: $24,080

Median gross rent in 2012: $336.

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Oglala races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,237 (95.9%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.9%)
  • White alone - 19 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oglala: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2997 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (very low).

Oglala, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Oglala:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 37.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oglala CDP:

  • Never married: 51.6%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.4%)

Oglala satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (66.5 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (256.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (772.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Manderson-White Horse Creek, SD (3.7 miles ), Pine Ridge, SD (3.8 miles ), White Clay, NE (4.0 miles) , Pine Ridge, NE (4.0 miles) , Wounded Knee, SD (4.3 miles ), Porcupine, SD (4.5 miles ), Oelrichs, SD (5.0 miles) , Chadron, NE (5.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.18 N, Longitude: 102.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

15.5%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (54%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Public administration (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Accountants and auditors (13%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)

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

Average climate in Oglala, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oglala-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Oglala place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Oglala-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 20% 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 406.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 153.7 miles away from Oglala center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 557.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Oglala 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 411.4 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 Shannon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oglala topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oglala:

  • Chadron State College (about 29 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 67 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 107 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 178 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Casper College (about 184 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 194 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 195 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)

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Churches in Oglala include: Our Lady of the Sioux Church (A), Saint Peter Church (B), Makasan Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oglala Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oglala: White Clay Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Tiwahe TIPI Okolakiciye (Tours & Charters; Po Box 109) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Shannon 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: 64.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 65.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  5.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  89.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  17.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Oglala, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Oglala compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oglala CDP (based on Shannon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.42%
Here: 46.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Baha'i
Adherents47.9%28.3%10.5%4.2%3.3%
Congregations32.5%35.0%2.5%7.5%5.0%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist Church U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%0.8%0.7%0.6%
Congregations2.5%2.5%2.5%2.5%7.5%
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: 1
Shannon County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Shannon County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Shannon County:

39.9%
South Dakota:

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

20.1%
State:

14.9%

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.59% ($16,860 average AGI)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.80% ($16,214 average AGI)
to Sheridan County, NE  0.51% ($34,688)
to Bennett County, SD  0.32% ($20,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oglala:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KCSR (610 AM; 1 kW; CHADRON, NE; Owner: CHADRAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oglala:

  • KILI (90.1 FM; PORCUPINE, SD; Owner: LAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS)

Oglala fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2006 08:19 PM, Honor Farm Rd, Lat: 43.20253, Lon: -102.80381, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 21, 2005 05:50 PM, Us-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2004 09:32 PM, Us-18, Bia-35, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,361
Total average daily truck traffic: 108
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,571

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, Bia 41 (Lat: 43.191944 Lon: -102.767833), Type: 124.7, Structure height: 46113 m, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Oglala, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 S 15 T 37 N, R 45 W (Lat: 43.175472 Lon: -102.623056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 148.4 m, Call Sign: WPSD940
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1029A , Serial Number: 18-600, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cole Kenneth Lange, Po Box 169, Oglala, SD 57764, Other Owners: Bryan Curtis Lange
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6830A , Serial Number: 28930, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Bryan C Lange, Po Box 199, Oglala, SD 57764

Most common first names in Oglala, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Lucy574.6 years
Charles471.3 years
Mary478.8 years
Peter478.5 years
Rose466.7 years
Jonas377.3 years
Nancy377.3 years
Robert349.6 years
Sarah373.3 years
Eleanor278.5 years
Most common last names in Oglala, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crow1061.3 years
Stands760.2 years
Blacksmith772.3 years
Kindle563.0 years
Garnier479.7 years
Jumping Bull477.0 years
New-Holy456.3 years
Helper470.7 years
Two-Bulls369.3 years
Weasel-Bear369.3 years

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