For population 25 years and over in Scotland:
For population 15 years and over in Scotland city:
25 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $869 (2.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (56.4 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (157.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (519.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kaylor, SD (2.6 miles) , Olivet, SD (2.6 miles) , Menno, SD (3.1 miles ), Lesterville, SD (3.2 miles) , Tyndall, SD (3.6 miles ), Tripp, SD (3.7 miles ), Tabor, SD (3.8 miles ), Utica, SD (4.0 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.15 N, Longitude: 97.72 W
Area code: 605
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-8.6%).
Work and jobs in Scotland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scotland, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scotland-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Scotland city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scotland-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.2 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 58.5 miles away from Scotland center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.9 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 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Scotland center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bon Homme County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Scotland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotland:
Public high school in Scotland:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
45 people in nursing homes in 2000
Scotland compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Scotland (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Scotland (based on Bon Homme County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scotland government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,595 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:
6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,617 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 686
Total average daily truck traffic: 82
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 792
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Scotland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Scotland, SD)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Businesses in Scotland, SD
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