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Population in 2012: 641 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 

Males: 341  (53.3%)
Females: 300  (46.7%)

Median resident age:  52.9 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57472.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,448 (it was $27,639 in 2000)
Selby:

$38,448
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,092

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,181 (it was $32,600 in 2000)
Selby:

$47,181
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,662; Detached houses: $70,603; Mobile homes: $16,769

Median gross rent in 2012: $436.

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  • White alone - 618 (96.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Selby: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (52.5%), Norwegian (11.5%), Russian (11.2%), Irish (3.7%), Dutch (3.1%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 1/13/1909

Elevation: 1912 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 769 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Selby:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selby city:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
South Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $728 (1.9%)

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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:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 100.03 W

Area code: 605

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Crime rates in Selby by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0150.6
Assaults 1002
per 100,000 156.70.00.0301.2
Burglaries 0100
per 100,000 0.0157.50.00.0
Thefts 0003
per 100,000 0.00.00.0451.8
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 32.611.50.0128.5

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Crime rate in Selby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
South Dakota average:

1.92

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+4.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Selby-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 9% 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 significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 100% 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 94.4 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 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).
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Hospital/medical center in Selby:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SELBY (Nursing Home, 4861 LINCOLN AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Selby, SD

Airports located in Selby:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selby:

  • University of Mary (about 91 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 99 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • South Dakota State University (about 180 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 182 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 183 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 183 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 197 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

Public high school in Selby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Selby:

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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 2012: 9.2%
(8.4% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Selby, SD

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

Selby compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Selby travel time to work - commute


Selby mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.85%
Here81.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents32.8%30.2%10.0%8.4%5.8%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%15.0%10.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.8%2.7%2.1%1.1%2.1%
Congregations5.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%15.0%
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
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

11.45 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

10.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.5%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walworth County:

12.1%
State:

14.9%

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 1$1,196$14,3520$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$455
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,862$22,3440$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,045$24,2700$0
Totals for Government 4$7,103$21,3097$455

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $130,000 ($202.81)
    Water Utilities: $102,000 ($159.13)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($71.76)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($70.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($24.96)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($18.72)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($14.04)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($14.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($10.92)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($7.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $58,000 ($90.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($17.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,000 ($82.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($182.53)
  • Tax - Property: $152,000 ($237.13)
    Total General Sales: $70,000 ($109.20)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($4.68)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($274.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($274.57)

6.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
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 Corson County, SD  1.01% ($20,500 average AGI)
from Brown County, SD  0.46% ($23,400)


8.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
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  0.72% ($28,563 average AGI)
to Corson County, SD  0.59% ($18,923)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.54% ($25,333)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $100,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,603
Total average daily truck traffic: 887
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,287

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:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7105W , Serial Number: 28-893, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1962
    Registrant (Partnership): Ronald A Berens, 30045 133rd St, Selby, SD 57472, Other Owners: Dale A Deibert, Benjamin J Henderson
  • 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


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

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