For population 25 years and over in Sisseton:
For population 15 years and over in Sisseton city:
69 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,266 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (84.4 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (190.1 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (537.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Peever, SD (3.1 miles ), Browns Valley, MN (3.4 miles ), Claire City, SD (3.7 miles) , New Effington, SD (3.8 miles ), Beardsley, MN (4.2 miles ), Veblen, SD (4.2 miles ), Lake City, SD (4.3 miles) , Eden, SD (4.3 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.66 N, Longitude: 97.05 W
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sisseton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +367 (+16.6%).
Work and jobs in Sisseton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sisseton, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sisseton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/1/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Sisseton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 7/1/1973, a category F3 tornado 32.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sisseton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Sisseton center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.4 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 Roberts County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Gilbertson - Judge, Gary Hanson - Politician, Joe Robbie - Soccer chairmen and investor.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 52.8% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
82 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Sisseton in 2010:
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Sisseton compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Sisseton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sisseton (based on Roberts County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Sisseton government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,118 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:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,863 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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Sisseton fatal accident list:
Jul 27, 2002 09:58 PM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 20, 1984 01:05 AM, Hickoryst., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 26, 1978 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 5, 1975 00:31 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,824
Total average daily truck traffic: 336
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,572
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sisseton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sisseton, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sisseton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sisseton)
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.