For population 25 years and over in Reliance:
For population 15 years and over in Reliance town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $750 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (145.4 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (257.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (620.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Oacoma, SD (3.5 miles ), Kennebec, SD (3.6 miles ), Lower Brule, SD (3.7 miles ), Chamberlain, SD (3.8 miles ), Fort Thompson, SD (3.9 miles ), Hamill, SD (4.5 miles) , Pukwana, SD (4.7 miles ), Presho, SD (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.88 N, Longitude: 99.60 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+21.9%).
Work and jobs in Reliance: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Reliance, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Reliance-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Reliance town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/9/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:Reliance-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 89% 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 25.1 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 84.6 miles away from Reliance 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 56.6 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 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Reliance 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 76.3 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 Lyman County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reliance:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.4%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Reliance compared to South Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Reliance (based on Lyman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.72%
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): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Reliance government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,208 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,868 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Reliance)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:2