For population 25 years and over in Platte:
For population 15 years and over in Platte city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,250 (1.4%)
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) , Bonesteel, SD (4.7 miles ), Lake Andes, SD (4.7 miles ), Corsica, SD (4.7 miles ), St. Charles, SD (4.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.39 N, Longitude: 98.84 W
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. 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 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+4.8%).
Work and jobs in Platte: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Platte, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Platte-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 71% 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 above South Dakota state average. It is 90% 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 63.8 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 42.9 miles away from Platte 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 the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 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 89.4 miles away from Platte center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 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 Charles Mix County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jason Gant - South Dakota State Senator Jason Gant, Larry Lucas - Politician.
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Airports and heliports located in Platte:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.9%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
61 people in nursing homes in 2000
Platte compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Platte (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Platte (based on Charles Mix County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Platte government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,810 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:
6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,959 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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Platte fatal accident list:
Jul 27, 1990 01:05 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 3,891
Total average daily truck traffic: 155
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,494
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Platte)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Platte, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Platte)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.