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Population in 2012: 323 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 131  (40.7%)
Females: 192  (59.3%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57471.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,485 (it was $24,875 in 2000)
Roscoe:

$42,485
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,912

Roscoe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,939 (it was $26,800 in 2000)
Roscoe:

$42,939
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,372; Detached houses: $57,920; Mobile homes: $31,045

Median gross rent in 2012: $371.

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  • White alone - 304 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roscoe: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (71.5%), Russian (6.8%), Irish (5.5%), Norwegian (4.7%), United States (3.4%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1830 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Roscoe:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roscoe city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $793 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (116.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (297.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (633.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hosmer, SD (3.3 miles ), Ipswich, SD (3.9 miles ), Bowdle, SD (3.9 miles ), Hillsview, SD (4.3 miles) , Onaka, SD (4.3 miles) , Tolstoy, SD (4.6 miles) , Hoven, SD (5.1 miles ), Eureka, SD (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $31,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $123,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.45 N, Longitude: 99.34 W

Area code: 605

Roscoe household income distribution Roscoe home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-10.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Roscoe-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Roscoe city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Roscoe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 99% 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 85.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Roscoe 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 93.1 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 Edmunds County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Roscoe:

  • SENIOR CITIZENS HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOSMER, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - IPSWICH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; IPSWICH, SD)
  • IPSWICH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; IPSWICH, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Roscoe, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roscoe:

  • University of Mary (about 111 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 119 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • South Dakota State University (about 148 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 157 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 158 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 158 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 167 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Roscoe:

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Notable locations in Roscoe: Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department (A), Roscoe City Hall (B), Edmunds Central Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.2%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roscoe, SD

Roscoe compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Roscoe (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Roscoe: First State Bank Of Roscoe at 201 N Main St, branch established on 1903/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.1 mil, Deposits: $88.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Roscoe Community Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Roscoe travel time to work - commute


Roscoe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

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Religion statistics for Roscoe city (based on Edmunds County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.44%
Here91.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents43.1%14.9%11.2%8.8%6.5%
Congregations19.0%9.5%9.5%4.8%14.3%
NameHutterian BrethrenAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASeventh-Day Adventist ChurchReformed Church in the United StatesOther
Adherents5.0%3.7%1.9%1.4%3.6%
Congregations9.5%4.8%4.8%4.8%19.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Edmunds County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Edmunds County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

20.02 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Edmunds County:

27.5%
State:

27.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,647
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$555
Streets and Highways 1$3,224$38,6881$303
Totals for Government 1$3,224$38,6889$2,505

Roscoe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $70,000 ($216.72)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($191.95)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($114.55)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($83.59)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($68.11)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($46.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($34.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($170.28)

Roscoe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $47,000 ($145.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($126.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($210.53)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($40.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($151.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($21.67)
  • Tax - Property: $77,000 ($238.39)
    Total General Sales: $32,000 ($99.07)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($15.48)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.19)

Roscoe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $178,000 ($551.08)

4.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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:
from Brown County, SD  2.16% ($31,871 average AGI)


7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

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:
to Brown County, SD  2.85% ($48,810 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roscoe:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roscoe:

  • KQSD-FM (91.9 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KMLO (100.7 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roscoe:

  • KQSD-TV (Channel 11; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Roscoe fatal accident list:

Apr 13, 2004 01:26 PM, Us-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roscoe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Blks E Of Post Ofc (Lat: 45.447472 Lon: -99.338167), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNYR714
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.487 MHz, 862.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2007, Expiration Date: 03/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: Karen A Garth
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Roscoe, Bnsf Row & Main St. (Lat: 45.448056 Lon: -99.339167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQFN570
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2006, Expiration Date: 08/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Roscoe MP752.5 - HBD, Bnsf Ls2005 Mp752.5 - Hbd (Lat: 45.451167 Lon: -99.419167), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQJB862
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2008, Expiration Date: 07/19/2018, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Bnsf Mp 745.0j @ Main St (Lat: 45.448028 Lon: -99.339556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQKJ663
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2009, Expiration Date: 06/15/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Roscoe Substn 5 Mi W Of (Lat: 45.447472 Lon: -99.442889), Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WNEG810
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/1998, Expiration Date: 06/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2006
    Registrant: Phone: (605) 256-4536
  • STATION, 5 Mi W Of Roscoe Roscoe Substation (Lat: 45.447472 Lon: -99.442889), Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WNEH341
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.393 MHz, 952.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2006
    Registrant: Phone: (605) 256-8020
  • Master, 5 Mi W (Lat: 45.447500 Lon: -99.442778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQJB803
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.743 MHz, 952.743 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/18/2008, Expiration Date: 07/18/2018, Certifier: Mark Weismantel Pe
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative, 211 South Harth Avenue, Madison, SD 57042-0227, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0GZ, Licensee ID: L00178807
    Grant Date: 10/19/2007, Expiration Date: 11/05/2017
    Registrant: Raymond J Kub, 35036 141st St, Roscoe, SD 57471-7003
  • Call Sign: WB0LWE, Licensee ID: L00929358
    Grant Date: 10/16/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014
    Registrant: Candis J Kub, 35036 141st Sreet, Roscoe, SD 57471


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Roscoe)


Most common first names in Roscoe, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jacob1077.5 years
John1079.2 years
Albert976.2 years
William677.2 years
Elmer577.2 years
Edwin570.6 years
Harold580.4 years
Katherine587.0 years
Melvin569.0 years
Robert478.5 years
Most common last names in Roscoe, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schumacher1279.8 years
Haar682.7 years
Kilber679.8 years
Jeschke672.4 years
Winkler678.8 years
Geist675.2 years
Meier586.2 years
Kadlec581.0 years
Guthmiller575.8 years
Stern580.2 years
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