Piedmont, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 848 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Males: 460  (54.4%)
Females: 388  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

20.1 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57769.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,260
Piedmont:

$59,260
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,810

Piedmont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,848
Piedmont:

$176,848
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,438; detached houses: $218,909; mobile homes: $123,562

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,317.

March 2019 cost of living index in Piedmont: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.1%
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  • Races in Piedmont, SD (2010)
    • 20190.5%White alone
    • 156.8%American Indian alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Piedmont, South Dakota as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Piedmont is 94 to 1.


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Piedmont, SD City Guides:

Ancestries: German (33.6%), Irish (16.5%), Norwegian (3.6%), American (3.0%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3463 feet

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.1%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,913 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,024 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (13.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (312.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (809.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Summerset, SD (1.8 miles ),
Blackhawk, SD (2.6 miles ),
Blucksberg Mountain, SD (3.1 miles ),
Johnson Siding, SD (3.2 miles ),
Rapid City, SD (3.7 miles ),
Sturgis, SD (3.7 miles ),
Ashland Heights, SD (3.8 miles ),
Colonial Pine Hills, SD (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.23 N, Longitude: 103.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Distribution of median household income in Piedmont, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Piedmont, SD in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $177,100
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.49
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.486. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.486
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Piedmont-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Piedmont city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category F3 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piedmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 16% 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 359.7 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 167.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 516.5 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 125.7 miles away from Piedmont center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from Piedmont 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 364.0 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 Meade County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Piedmont:

  • FOUNTAIN SPRINGS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BLACK HILLS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT RAPID CITY - SIOUX SAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • STATE HOME CARE SERVICES-SUBUNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - PRAIRIE HILLS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • VA BLACK HILLS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - FORT MEADE (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 14 miles away; FORT MEADE, SD)
  • STURGIS COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STURGIS, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piedmont:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 15 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 30 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Chadron State College (about 100 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Casper College (about 177 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 180 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • University of Mary (about 215 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 219 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

Public elementary/middle school in Piedmont:

See full list of schools located in Piedmont

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Piedmont: Piedmont Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (A), Piedmont City Hall (B), Piedmont Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Petrified Forest of the Black Hills (Tours & Charters; 8228 Elk Creek Road).

Hotel: Covered Wagon Resort (14189 North Highway 79).

Meade 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 Piedmont and their reported violations in the past:

PIEDMONT (Population served: 508, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In OCT-21-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY VILLAGE/NORTH (Population served: 292, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In MAR-08-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2010)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2009)
PRAIRIE ACRES LLC (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
RAINBOW WATER COMPANY (Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and DEC-2014, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and DEC-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2013)
  • 55 other older health violations
COUNTRY VILLAGE/SOUTH (Population served: 168, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In MAR-08-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2010)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2009)
WESTBERRY TRAILS WATER USERS ASSOC (Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-08-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010)
SUNSET RANCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • 17 other older health violations
RIMROCK HIGHLAND ESTATES COMM ASSOC (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Piedmont that have no violations reported:

  • CHAPEL LANE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1,200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHDALE SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,075, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHDALE SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,075, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLUCKSBERG MTN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 528, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STAGEBARN SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 293, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • SUN VALLEY DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 260, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CARRIAGE HILLS (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLAINSVIEW MOBILE MANOR (Population served: 190, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOULDER PARK WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAKS WATER USERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Piedmont:

Marital status in Piedmont, SD
  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Piedmont:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piedmont, SD (based on Meade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,31410
Catholic1,9887
Evangelical Protestant1,92520
Other2603
None18,947-
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
Meade County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Meade County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Meade County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.6%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

25.6%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
South Dakota:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,452
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$200
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,520
Totals for Government 0$0 11$3,172

Piedmont government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,135,000 ($1338.44)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $82,000 ($96.70)
    Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($63.68)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($42.45)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($21.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($7.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($15.33)

Piedmont government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($11.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($3.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $597,000 ($704.01)
    Highways: $38,000 ($44.81)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $129,000 ($152.12)
    Property: $23,000 ($27.12)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.54)

Piedmont government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($1041.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $648,000 ($764.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $414,000 ($488.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,000 ($209.91)

Piedmont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($169.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000 ($102.59)

13.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.30%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,652 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.50%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pennington County, SD  5.05% ($45,251 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.88% ($41,653)
from Butte County, SD  0.24% ($52,556)


12.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.08%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

0.49% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,455 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.49%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pennington County, SD  5.11% ($36,338 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.86% ($50,500)
to Butte County, SD  0.24% ($33,885)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • 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)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Piedmont:

  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)

Piedmont fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 2006 07:10 PM, I-90, Lat: 44.242020, Lon: -103.396660, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 1992 07:30 PM, First St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.8mTotal length
  • $3,468,000Total costs
  • 81,419Total average daily traffic
  • 8,961Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,464Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Piedmont, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Piedmont, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Piedmont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.203583 Lon: -103.362306, Call Sign: WQHK450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2017, Expiration Date: 08/21/2027, Certifier: James Harris, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Piedmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Piedmont)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Piedmont, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.0%), and Structure Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Piedmont, SD
    • 15151.0%Outside Fires
    • 10234.5%Structure Fires
    • 237.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 206.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piedmont, SD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Piedmont, SD
  • 53.5%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 19.4%Wood
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Piedmont, SD
  • 48.3%Utility gas
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Piedmont compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert W. Coign (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.