Quinn, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 57 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.5%
Males: 39  (68.4%)
Females: 18  (31.6%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 57790

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,798 (it was $40,750 in 2000)
Quinn:

$44,798
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,833 (it was $13,119 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,042 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Quinn:

$65,042
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $81,967; Detached houses: $79,212; Mobile homes: $104,627
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  • Races in Quinn, SD (2010)

    Quinn races chart
    • 4685.2%White alone
    • 47.4%American Indian alone
    • 23.7%Two or more races
    • 11.9%Asian alone
    • 11.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Quinn: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), Irish (26.5%), Russian (12.0%), English (3.4%), Norwegian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2606 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (very low).

Quinn, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Quinn:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quinn town:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $674 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,069 (2.0%)

Quinn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (55.1 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (320.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (745.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wall, SD (2.4 miles ), Cottonwood, SD (3.3 miles) , Wasta, SD (4.1 miles) , Interior, SD (4.4 miles) , Philip, SD (4.8 miles ), Kadoka, SD (5.7 miles ), New Underwood, SD (6.0 miles ), Wanblee, SD (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 43.99 N, Longitude: 102.13 W

Area code: 605

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

3.3%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-38.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (40%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (30%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Quinn, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Quinn-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the Quinn town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1994, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Quinn-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 33% 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 424.0 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 205.5 miles away from Quinn center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 189.3 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 580.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from Quinn 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 135.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pennington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quinn topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest Lenard Hilbert - Soilder.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quinn:

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 54 miles; Rapid City, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • Chadron State College (about 92 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Black Hills State University (about 94 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of Mary (about 201 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northern State University (about 206 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Bismarck State College (about 206 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Casper College (about 226 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

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Notable location: Quinn Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.938
U.S.:

6.575

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.455. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.455
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.40
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.7%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Quinn compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (74%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Quinn town (based on Pennington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,33867
Mainline Protestant14,19628
Catholic7,07210
Other3,76012
Black Protestant1861
Orthodox601
None59,336-
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: 16
Pennington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pennington County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Pennington County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pennington County:

24.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$300
Totals for Government 0$0 3$300

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,514 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.26%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Meade County, SD  1.20% ($30,702 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.26% ($27,196)
from Lawrence County, SD  0.26% ($26,075)


9.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Pennington County:

0.22%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Meade County, SD  2.32% ($46,671 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, SD  0.30% ($23,298)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.29% ($27,252)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quinn:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quinn:

  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 43.979167 Lon: -101.935556, Call Sign: WQAC901
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 05/06/2014, Certifier: Jerald Cook
    Registrant: Western Communications Inc, 3106 S Highway 79, Rapid City, SD 57701-4119, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 115 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5758V , Serial Number: MB-41, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): D Bernard Hanks, 402 D St, Quinn, SD 57775, Other Owners: M Kay Hanks
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7597K , Serial Number: 18-314, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick Guptill, 23502 Big Foote Rd, Quinn, SD 57775
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 888XD , Serial Number: 2310, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Rick A Johnson, 20101 Kelly Hill Rd, Quinn, SD 57775

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