Platte, South Dakota

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Population in 2022: 1,252 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 651  (52.0%)
Females: 601  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
South Dakota median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 57369.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $62,165 (it was $30,369 in 2000)
Platte:

$62,165
SD:

$69,728

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $33,496 (it was $15,962 in 2000)

Platte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $171,556 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Platte:

$171,556
SD:

$245,000

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $206,636; detached houses: $204,204

Median gross rent in 2022: $791.

March 2022 cost of living index in Platte: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 17.6%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Platte, SD (2022)
    • 1,26695.4%White alone
    • 181.4%Two or more races
    • 161.2%Hispanic
    • 131.0%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Platte, South Dakota as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Platte is 519 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Platte by year

Type

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(158.4)
1
(79.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(158.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(156.5)
1
(79.2)
1
(79.3)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(397.1)
2
(160.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(78.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index17.2167.175.321.412.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Platte detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 2 (2 officers - 2 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
South Dakota average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Dutch (21.4%), European (20.0%), American (14.8%), Norwegian (4.4%), Czech (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 1/31/1907

Elevation: 1612 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,250 people per square mile   (low).

Platte, South Dakota map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
South Dakota:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,839 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,397 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (106.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (206.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (577.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Geddes, SD (3.4 miles ),
New Holland, SD (3.5 miles),
Storla, SD (4.0 miles),
Harrison, SD (4.0 miles),
Bijou Hills, SD (4.2 miles),
Bonesteel, SD (4.7 miles ),
Lake Andes, SD (4.7 miles ),
Corsica, SD (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.39 N, Longitude: 98.84 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Platte, SD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Platte, SD in 2022
Platte satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Platte, SD residents
Average permit cost in Platte, SD
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.5%
South Dakota:

2.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in Platte, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Platte, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Platte, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Platte, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Platte-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the Platte city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Platte-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 236% greater 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 593.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city 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 33.8 miles away from Platte center
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 347.5 miles away from Platte center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 209.8 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 Charles Mix County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Platte topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Platte:

  • PLATTE HEALTH CENTER - CAH (Government - Local, 601 E 7TH ST)
  • PLATTE CARE CENTER (609 EAST 7TH PO BOX 200)

Airports and heliports located in Platte:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Platte:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 105 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 106 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northeast Community College (about 119 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • South Dakota State University (about 122 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Wayne State College (about 122 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 141 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northern State University (about 145 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high school in Platte:

  • PLATTE - GEDDES HIGH SCHOOL - 01 (Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Platte:

  • PLATTE - GEDDES ELEMENTARY - 02 (Location: 401 S IOWA AV, Grades: PK-6)
  • PLATTE - GEDDES JR. HIGH - 03 (Location: 400 ILLINOIS AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • CEDAR GROVE COLONY ELEMENTARY - 14 (Location: 36926 266TH ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Platte

Library in Platte:

  • PLATTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,449; Location: 304 S MAIN; 15,040 books; 274 audio materials; 24 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Platte: Platte Volunteer Fire Department (A), Platte City Hall (B), Platte Public Library (C), Platte Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Pheasant Run (Amusement & Theme Parks; 27971 367th Avenue).

Hotels: King's Inn of Platte (221 East 7 Street), River Bluff Adventures (27507 John Qualm Road), Dakota Country Inn (821 East 7th Street), Qualm Farms Shop (27507 John Qualm Road), Gramps Lodge (27507 John Qualm Road), Kings Inn (221 East 7th Street).

Birthplace of: Jason Gant - South Dakota State Senator Jason Gant, Larry Lucas - Politician.

Charles Mix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Platte and their reported violations in the past:

PLATTE (Population served: 1,230, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between OCT-17-2010 and JUN-30-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (FEB-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • Public Education - Between APR-10-2010 and APR-23-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (APR-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2010)
  • Public Education - Between OCT-22-2009 and APR-23-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JAN-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2010)
  • Public Education - Between APR-25-2009 and APR-23-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (APR-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
61 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Platte (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Platte Branch at 403 Main Street, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • First Fidelity Bank: Platte Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1973/10/08. Info updated 2007/01/25: Bank assets: $310.7 mil, Deposits: $269.7 mil, headquarters in Burke, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Platte:

Marital status in Platte, SD
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Platte:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
South Dakota average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Platte
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Platte, SD (based on Charles Mix County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7886
Evangelical Protestant1,69013
Mainline Protestant1,59412
Other891
None2,968-
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: 4
Charles Mix County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

14.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Charles Mix County:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charles Mix County:

9.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Charles Mix County:

32.8%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Charles Mix County:

18.9%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Platte:

41.4%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Platte:

30.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

27.3%
South Dakota:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
South Dakota:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Platte:

6.4
South Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

52.1%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
Platte:

53.7%
South Dakota:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

88.2%
South Dakota:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Platte, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$8,550$51,3000$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,273$61,6380$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,319$63,8280$0
Financial Administration 1$5,936$71,2320$0
Sewerage 1$6,421$77,0520$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$733
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$373
Totals for Government 7$36,499$62,5704$1,106

Platte government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $302,000 ($241.21)
    Water Utilities: $274,000 ($218.85)
    Police Protection: $145,000 ($115.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($100.64)
    Financial Administration: $93,000 ($74.28)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($74.28)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($67.09)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($36.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($19.97)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($8.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($3.99)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($3.19)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($13.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($91.05)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($49.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($27.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $304,000 ($242.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.60)

Platte government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $173,000 ($138.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($26.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($15.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($7.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($23.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($19.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($15.97)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($7.99)
    Rents: $3,000 ($2.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($234.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($17.57)
    Other: $14,000 ($11.18)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($9.58)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $724,000 ($578.27)
    Property: $256,000 ($204.47)
    Other License: $6,000 ($4.79)

Platte government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($143.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($143.77)

Platte government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000 ($60.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $913,000 ($729.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,000 ($83.87)
Businesses in Platte, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Platte:

  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Platte:

  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KVCX (101.5 FM; GREGORY, SD; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC)
  • K222AL (92.3 FM; PLATTE, SD; Owner: THE PRAISE NETWORK, INC.)

Platte fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 1990 01:05 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.4mTotal length
  • $2,204,000Total costs
  • 10,270Total average daily traffic
  • 888Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,705Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Platte, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Platte, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Platte, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0GF, Licensee ID: L00079860, Grant Date: 01/06/2017, Expiration Date: 02/10/2027, Certifier: George W Fish Jr, Registrant: George W Fish Jr, 36044 277th St, Platte, SD 57369

  • Call Sign: KC7DUI, Previous Call Sign: N5MZH, Licensee ID: L00326942, Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2001, Certifier: Charles H Aurand Iii, Registrant: Charles H Aurand Iii, 500 East First St, Platte, SD 57369

  • Call Sign: KG0MW, Licensee ID: L00420374, Grant Date: 05/02/2014, Expiration Date: 05/17/2024, Certifier: Chad E Phillips, Registrant: Chad E Phillips, 20 E 5th Street, Platte, SD 57369

  • Call Sign: N0XDT, Grant Date: 05/23/1995, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005, Registrant: James K Soesbe, Platte, SD 57369

  • Call Sign: WB0OMF, Licensee ID: L01181946, Grant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 09/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2018, Registrant: Helen S Gray, 601 East 7th Box 200, Platte, SD 57369

  • Call Sign: KC0LDM, Previous Call Sign: KC7DUI, Licensee ID: L00326942, Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2001, Certifier: Charles H Aurand Iii, Registrant: Charles H Aurand Iii, 500 East First St, Platte, SD 57369



FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Platte)

2002 - 2014 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2014 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 29 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Platte, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.9%), and Structure Fires (18.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Platte, SD
    • 11166.9%Outside Fires
    • 3018.1%Structure Fires
    • 2112.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Platte, SD
Most common first names in Platte, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3877.7 years
William2180.5 years
Anna1687.5 years
Henry1680.4 years
George1480.9 years
Alice1483.1 years
Marie1185.2 years
Herman1180.3 years
Robert1071.6 years
Jennie988.8 years
Most common last names in Platte, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1283.5 years
Kuipers1078.4 years
Dejong877.9 years
Peterson863.5 years
Gray885.9 years
Rasmussen884.3 years
Lundberg880.3 years
Ringling875.7 years
Paulson878.3 years
Burnham784.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Platte, SD
  • 50.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Platte, SD
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 44.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Platte compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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