For population 25 years and over in Plankinton:
For population 15 years and over in Plankinton city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $731 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (88.6 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (211.4 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (563.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stickney, SD (3.0 miles ), Mount Vernon, SD (3.3 miles ), White Lake, SD (3.4 miles ), Aurora Center, SD (3.5 miles) , Storla, SD (3.7 miles) , Loomis, SD (4.4 miles) , Harrison, SD (4.4 miles) , Corsica, SD (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 98.48 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.3%).
Work and jobs in Plankinton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plankinton, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plankinton-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Plankinton city center .
On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plankinton-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% 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 57.6 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 68.7 miles away from Plankinton 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 5.5 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 40.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Plankinton 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 46.7 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 Aurora County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plankinton:
Public high schools in Plankinton:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Plankinton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Plankinton compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Plankinton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Plankinton (based on Aurora County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,535 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,440 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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Plankinton fatal accident list:
Jun 1, 1996 05:05 PM, 258, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,860
Total average daily truck traffic: 94
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,150
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Plankinton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.