Selby, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 644 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 351  (54.6%)
Females: 293  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57472.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,176 (it was $27,639 in 2000)
Selby:

$45,176
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,389 (it was $16,433 in 2000)

Selby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,416 (it was $32,600 in 2000)
Selby:

$53,416
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $72,841; Detached houses: $74,759; Mobile homes: $17,280

Median gross rent in 2013: $665.

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  • Races in Selby, SD (2010)

    Selby races chart
    • 61896.3%White alone
    • 132.0%American Indian alone
    • 81.2%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Hispanic

Races in Selby detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Selby: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.0%), Norwegian (8.4%), Russian (7.5%), Irish (4.6%), Dutch (2.6%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 1/13/1909

Elevation: 1912 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile   (low).

Selby, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Selby:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selby city:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
South Dakota:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $835 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $860 (2.0%)

Selby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (97.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (331.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (667.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Java, SD (2.7 miles) , Glenham, SD (3.4 miles) , Akaska, SD (3.6 miles) , Lowry, SD (3.6 miles) , Mound City, SD (3.9 miles) , Bowdle, SD (4.3 miles ), Mobridge, SD (4.4 miles ), Hoven, SD (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 100.03 W

Area code: 605

Selby household income distribution Selby home values distribution

Crime rates in Selby by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0150.60.00.0
Assaults 100200
per 100,000 156.70.00.0301.20.00.0
Burglaries 010021
per 100,000 0.0157.50.00.0312.5153.4
Thefts 000342
per 100,000 0.00.00.0451.8625.0306.7
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.5) 32.611.50.0128.548.823.9

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Crime rate in Selby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
South Dakota average:

1.96
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Selby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Selby, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Selby-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Selby city center .

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 tornado 0.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Selby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 522.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 94.4 miles away from Selby center
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 349.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from Selby center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 303.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Selby:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SELBY (4861 LINCOLN AVENUE)

airports located in Selby:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selby:

  • Northern State University (about 76 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 92 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 99 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 174 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • South Dakota State University (about 179 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 182 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 183 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Public high school in Selby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Selby:

See full list of schools located in Selby

Library in Selby:

  • SELBY COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,077; Location: 108 EAST DAKOTA STREET; 27,475 books; 77 audio materials; 1,618 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 21 other licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Selby: Selby Fire Department (A), Selby City Hall (B), Selby Community/School Library (C), Walworth County Courthouse (D), Selby Volunteer Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hilltop Motel & Campgrounds (7005 USHighway 1283), Berens Bar Hotel & Cafe (3422 Main Street), Super 8 Motel (5000 USHighway 1283).

Walworth 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 2013: 5.7%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Selby (2011 data):

  • BankWest, Inc.: Bankwest Branch at 4400 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $739.9 mil, Deposits: $615.4 mil, headquarters in Pierre, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: South Dakota Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
South Dakota average:

10.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Selby city (based on Walworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,90315
Mainline Protestant1,59010
Catholic9482
Other141
None983-
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: 3
Walworth County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Walworth County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

29.5%
South Dakota:

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

12.1%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.7%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

57.0%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Selby:

19.3%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.0%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Selby:

7.1
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Selby:

35.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

63.1%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Selby, SD Residents
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 1$1,966$23,5920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$835
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,960$29,7600$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$664
Totals for Government 4$9,906$29,7188$1,499

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $130,000 ($201.86)
    Water Utilities: $102,000 ($158.39)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($71.43)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($69.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($24.84)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($18.63)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($13.98)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($13.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($10.87)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($7.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $58,000 ($90.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($17.08)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,000 ($82.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($181.68)
  • Tax - Property: $152,000 ($236.02)
    Total General Sales: $70,000 ($108.70)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($4.66)

Selby government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($273.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($273.29)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Corson County, SD  0.62% ($21,071 average AGI)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, SD  0.62% ($33,714 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.54% ($37,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Selby:

  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Selby:

  • KQSD-FM (91.9 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOLY-FM (99.5 FM; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMLO (100.7 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Selby:

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

Selby fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 1994 02:26 PM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $514,000Total costs
  • 4,995Total average daily traffic
  • 1,432Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,115Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Selby)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Selby, SD)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0LOI, Grant Date: 03/29/1996, Expiration Date: 03/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2008, Registrant: Donald L Steder, Selby, SD 57472
  • Call Sign: WB0YDG, Grant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2008, Registrant: Milton F Schauer, Star Rt, Selby, SD 57472
  • Call Sign: WB0ZZH, Licensee ID: L00256615, Grant Date: 11/02/2006, Expiration Date: 01/02/2017, Certifier: Charles W Davidson, Registrant: Charles W Davidson, Selby, SD 57472
  • Call Sign: W0ADZ, Previous Call Sign: KC0VZT, Licensee ID: L01121748, Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 11/03/2016, Certifier: Christian L Stallkamp, Registrant: Christian L Stallkamp, 210 W Scranton, Selby, SD 57472

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9010M , Serial Number: 18264641, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dan Beaman, 13137 300th Ave, Selby, SD 57472, Other Owners: Linda Beaman

Drinking water stations with addresses in Selby and their reported violations in the past:

SELBY (Population served: 642, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUN-11-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Selby, SD
Most common first names in Selby, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1981.6 years
William1778.9 years
Margaret1182.1 years
Emma1186.1 years
Bertha1081.2 years
Henry982.5 years
Mary983.3 years
Lydia986.7 years
Jacob884.3 years
George883.9 years
Most common last names in Selby, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schanzenbach1082.3 years
Zabel1085.0 years
Raba880.9 years
Kosters878.4 years
Miller884.6 years
Johnson781.4 years
Stulken779.7 years
Lee690.5 years
Schnaible686.0 years
Flemmer678.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Selby, SD

  • True Value: 1

Selby compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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