Parmelee, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 562. Population change since 2000: -13.5%
Males: 295  (52.5%)
Females: 267  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  20.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $13,898 (it was $11,063 in 2000)
Parmelee:

$13,898
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,381 (it was $2,946 in 2000)

Parmelee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,972 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Parmelee:

$34,972
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $46,221; Detached houses: $48,360; Townhouses or other attached units: $36,472

Median gross rent in 2012: $507.

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Parmelee races chart
  • American Indian alone - 551 (98.0%)
  • White alone - 6 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parmelee: 111.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2647 feet

Land area: 5.68 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Parmelee:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parmelee CDP:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 13.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
South Dakota:  2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Parmelee CDP:  2.0% ($393)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)
Parmelee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (121.3 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (283.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (687.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Soldier Creek, SD (2.7 miles ), Rosebud, SD (3.3 miles ), Two Strike, SD (3.3 miles) , Norris, SD (3.6 miles) , Spring Creek, SD (3.8 miles) , St. Francis, SD (3.8 miles ), Corn Creek, SD (4.3 miles) , Mission, SD (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 101.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

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

9.4%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (25%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (40%)
  • Carpenters (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Business operations specialists (11%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (39%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (10%)
  • Special education teachers (10%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Parmelee, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Parmelee-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Parmelee place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1962, a category F3 tornado 27.5 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parmelee-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 43% 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 486.3 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 238.5 miles away from Parmelee center
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 102.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from Parmelee 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 114.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Todd County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parmelee:

  • Chadron State College (about 106 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 121 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 163 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Northern State University (about 194 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Northeast Community College (about 205 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 207 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • University of South Dakota (about 212 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)

Public elementary/middle school in Parmelee:

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Church in Parmelee: Holy Innocence Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Todd 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: 40.2%
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Parmelee compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (11%)

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 Parmelee CDP (based on Todd County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.20%
Here: 59.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents72.4%12.3%4.8%3.7%6.9%
Congregations42.1%26.3%5.3%5.3%21.1%
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: 4
Todd County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

37.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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  1.24% ($23,677 average AGI)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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  0.76% ($16,632 average AGI)
to Cherry County, NE  0.44% ($28,909)
to Mellette County, SD  0.40% ($18,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parmelee:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parmelee:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • KZSD-FM (102.5 FM; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SD PUBLIC B/G TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Parmelee:

  • KZSD-TV (Channel 8; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Parmelee fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 1996 08:40 PM, Compton St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1991 10:09 PM, 63, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 2, 1989 07:46 PM, First, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 279
Total average daily truck traffic: 13
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 322

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Parmelee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Booster No 3 Sw 1/4 S7 T38n R32w (Lat: 43.276944 Lon: -101.162083), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPKC811
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/08/2023, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0HZI
    Grant Date: 11/01/1995, Expiration Date: 11/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2007
    Registrant: Edna Nisly, 5713 S Herren Rd, Parmelee, SD 57566

Most common first names in Parmelee, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James564.8 years
Mary563.0 years
John469.5 years
Joseph474.7 years
Rose470.2 years
Seth361.4 years
Ida383.0 years
Isaac376.3 years
Eugene362.0 years
Clarence268.5 years
Most common last names in Parmelee, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Runninghorse668.0 years
Leadingfight557.0 years
High Pipe457.2 years
Medicine475.2 years
Whipple462.5 years
Waln480.8 years
Spottedtail467.0 years
Heinert376.6 years
Huber369.0 years
Littleelk345.3 years

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
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  • #80 (57566) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 1,000+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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