Sisseton, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 2,398 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 1,265  (52.8%)
Females: 1,133  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57262.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,514 (it was $26,698 in 2000)
Sisseton:

$39,514
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,738 (it was $14,019 in 2000)

Sisseton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,541 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Sisseton:

$96,541
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $99,274; detached houses: $101,978; mobile homes: $13,244

Median gross rent in 2019: $612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sisseton: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.7%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for American Indian residents, 17.9% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sisseton, SD (2019)
    • 1,18947.7%American Indian alone
    • 1,10944.5%White alone
    • 1315.3%Hispanic
    • 793.2%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Sisseton, South Dakota as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sisseton is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in Sisseton by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(40.9)
3
(123.1)
1
(41.2)
1
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
1
(41.8)
1
(41.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.8)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(326.9)
12
(492.4)
5
(205.8)
11
(440.0)
8
(316.2)
15
(598.8)
10
(408.0)
5
(201.6)
3
(122.4)
7
(288.5)
1
(41.8)
2
(82.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(40.9)
10
(410.3)
19
(781.9)
13
(520.0)
10
(395.3)
11
(439.1)
3
(122.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(122.4)
3
(123.7)
5
(208.8)
2
(82.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(490.4)
35
(1,436)
51
(2,099)
74
(2,960)
52
(2,055)
32
(1,277)
22
(897.6)
2
(80.6)
7
(285.6)
12
(494.6)
20
(835.1)
10
(412.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(122.6)
2
(82.1)
6
(246.9)
12
(480.0)
5
(197.6)
3
(119.8)
3
(122.4)
1
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
6
(250.5)
4
(165.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index130.4302.0232.5313.2188.9299.0148.146.844.5122.4109.885.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sisseton, SD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
South Dakota average:

1.89
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Ancestries: Norwegian (12.6%), German (12.4%), Dutch (1.3%), Czech (1.2%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 8/17/1907

Elevation: 1204 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,526 people per square mile   (low).

Sisseton, South Dakota map

33 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,618 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,767 (1.8%)

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:

Long Hollow, SD (2.3 miles),
Agency Village, SD (2.4 miles),
Goodwill, SD (2.6 miles ),
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 )

Latitude: 45.66 N, Longitude: 97.05 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Sisseton, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sisseton, SD in 2019
Sisseton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $165,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sisseton, SD residents
Average permit cost in Sisseton, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +367 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in Sisseton, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Sisseton, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)

Average climate in Sisseton, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sisseton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller 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 significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 9% 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 Sisseton 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 the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from Sisseton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 667.6 miles away from Sisseton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Sisseton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roberts County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sisseton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sisseton:

  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (provides emergency services, 205 ORCHARD DR)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT SISSETON (5 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • TEKAKWITHA NURSING CENTER (6 E CHESTNUT)
  • SISSETON SATELLITE DIALYSIS (100 LAKE TRAVERSE DR)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (205 ORCHARD DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Sisseton:

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College/University in Sisseton:

  • Sisseton Wahpeton College (Full-time enrollment: 139; Location: BIA Rd 700; Public; Website: www.swc.tc)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sisseton:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 48 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northern State University (about 71 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 83 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 84 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 86 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

Public high school in Sisseton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sisseton:

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Libraries in Sisseton:

  • SISSETON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $113,589; Location: 305 E MAPLE ST; 25,970 books; 725 audio materials; 1,754 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • SISSETON WAHPETON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Operating income: $1,000; Location: BIA ROAD 700; 6,320 books; 213 audio materials; 114 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sisseton: Sisseton Fire Department (A), Sisseton City Hall (B), Sisseton Memorial Library (C), Roberts County Courthouse (D), Grant - Roberts Ambulance Service Sisseton (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heritage Museum of Roberts County (45356 Sd Highway 10), Stavig House Museum (112 1st Avenue West), Nicollet Tower & Interpretive Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 45356 Sd Highway 10), Dakota Connection (Amusement & Theme Parks; 46102 Sd Highway 10), Davco Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 45361 Sd Highway 10).

Hotels: I-29 Motel (2105 Sd Highway 10), Sisseton Super 8 (2104 Sd Highway 10), Holiday Motel (2216 Sd Highway 10), Viking Motel (West Highway 10).

Court: South Dakota State - Judge- Clerk- Circuit Court- Reporters (411 2nd Avenue East).

Birthplace of: David Gilbertson - Judge, Gary Hanson - Politician, Joe Robbie - Soccer chairmen and investor.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sisseton that have no violations reported:

  • SISSETON (Population served: 2,470, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sisseton in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
82 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Sisseton (2011 data):

  • Dacotah Bank: First Avenue Branch at 323 First Avenue East, branch established on 1913/07/01. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sisseton Branch at 502 Veterans Avenue, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Roberts County National Bank of Sisseton: The Roberts County National Bank Of at 5 East Maple Street, branch established on 1896/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.2 mil, Deposits: $42.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Rcn Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Sisseton:

Marital status in Sisseton, SD
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sisseton:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sisseton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sisseton, SD (based on Roberts County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,27617
Catholic1,5755
Evangelical Protestant1,18914
Other1632
None3,946-
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: 7
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Roberts County:

12.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Roberts County:

9.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Roberts County:

30.9%
State:

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

18.6%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sisseton:

54.2%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sisseton:

52.6%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Sisseton:

28.3
South Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sisseton:

9.6%
South Dakota:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Sisseton:

35.2%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

59.7%
South Dakota:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
South Dakota:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sisseton, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,957$44,4980$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,709$35,3020$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$14,614$43,8420$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,966$35,7960$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,804$34,8244$1,188
Local Libraries 2$4,949$29,6942$342
Financial Administration 2$7,076$42,4560$0
Water Supply 1$3,479$41,7480$0
Sewerage 1$3,479$41,7480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,834
Totals for Government 26$86,033$39,70813$3,364

Sisseton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,310,000 ($546.29)
    Police Protection: $594,000 ($247.71)
    Regular Highways: $426,000 ($177.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000 ($156.80)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($124.27)
    Sewerage: $277,000 ($115.51)
    General - Other: $193,000 ($80.48)
    Libraries: $179,000 ($74.65)
    Financial Administration: $169,000 ($70.48)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($29.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($29.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($26.27)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($11.26)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($10.43)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($4.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $667,000 ($278.15)

Sisseton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $406,000 ($169.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($123.44)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($5.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($2.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $18,000 ($7.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $347,000 ($144.70)
    Rents: $41,000 ($17.10)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($3.34)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,470,000 ($613.01)
    Water Utilities: $463,000 ($193.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($19.60)
    General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($13.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($5.00)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,261,000 ($525.85)
    Property: $676,000 ($281.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($4.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.25)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.42)

Sisseton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000 ($2535.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000 ($263.55)

5.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Codington County, SD  0.56% ($28,700 average AGI)
Businesses in Sisseton, SD
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Pizza Hut1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sisseton:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sisseton:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sisseton:

  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
Sisseton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Sisseton fatal accident list:

Dec 11, 2017 03:44 PM, Sr-10, 2nd Ave W, Lat: 45.660086, Lon: -97.053419, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 2002 09:58 PM, Sr-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 20, 1984 01:05 AM, Hickoryst., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 1978 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 1976 00:31 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1975 00:31 AM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.5mTotal length
  • $1,153,000Total costs
  • 55,132Total average daily traffic
  • 7,598Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,073Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sisseton, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sisseton, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sisseton, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 1/4 Mi S Of Hwy 10 (Lat: 45.655778 Lon: -97.061722), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WMU846, Licensee ID: L00105884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.875 MHz, 946.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 04/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 04/01/1997, Registrant: Dakota Nation Broadcasting Corp., P.O. Box 142, Sisseton, SD 57262
  • SISSETON, Se 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Of Section 28, Township 126, Range 52 W (Lat: 45.661806 Lon: -97.169000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: WPJE575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2019, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SISSETON, 45385 121st St. (Lat: 45.630639 Lon: -97.146472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQLC848,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2015, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • KXSW Studio, 12572 Bia Hwy 700 (Lat: 45.563167 Lon: -97.059972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 17.4 m, Call Sign: WQWT604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19622.5 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2015, Expiration Date: 11/16/2025, Certifier: Garryl Rousseau, Registrant: Corporation For Native Broadcasting, Agency Village, SD 57262, Phone: (605) 698-3778, Email:
  • A1R0712A, East Side Of Hwy 34 77 M North Of The 122nd St Intersection (Lat: 45.617333 Lon: -97.018361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQXA759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sisseton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BOWLUS J C/PARKINS S P BOPAR (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 325BP, N325BP, N-325BP, Serial Number: 0103, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Evy A Bell, 46016 Airport Dr, Sisseton, SD 57262, Other Owners: Jeff J Bell
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3895S, N3895S, N-3895S, Serial Number: 17251095, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 10/07/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clayton M Moen, 11930 456th Ave, Sisseton, SD 57262, Other Owners: Lori J Moen
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4749A, N4749A, N-4749A, Serial Number: 22-3894, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff J Bell, 46016 Airport Dr, Sisseton, SD 57262, Other Owners: From Above Mission Aviation Hope
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7610D, N7610D, N-7610D, Serial Number: 22-5312, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff J Bell, 46016 Airport Dr, Sisseton, SD 57262
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9815D, N9815D, N-9815D, Serial Number: 22-6702, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff J Bell, 46016 Airport Dr, Sisseton, SD 57262

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 35 took place in 2008, and the least - 8 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sisseton, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.0%), and Structure Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sisseton, SD
    • 9648.0%Outside Fires
    • 5326.5%Structure Fires
    • 4723.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sisseton, SD
Most common first names in Sisseton, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5378.1 years
Mary3483.7 years
William2679.7 years
Anna2687.4 years
George2385.2 years
Joseph2185.1 years
Helen1879.0 years
James1871.2 years
Emma1790.0 years
Carl1779.9 years
Most common last names in Sisseton, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3776.2 years
Nelson3381.5 years
Hanson2480.1 years
Anderson1984.4 years
Wanna1771.8 years
Renville1672.2 years
Pederson1584.6 years
Aadland1377.9 years
Olson1379.6 years
Robertson1371.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sisseton, SD
  • 42.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.0%Electricity
  • 15.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sisseton, SD
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 31.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy


Sisseton compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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