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Population in 2012: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.6%
 

Males: 119  (52.6%)
Females: 109  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57263.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,127 (it was $28,250 in 2000)
South Shore:

$44,127
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,873

South Shore town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,043 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
South Shore:

$49,043
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,228; Detached houses: $59,875; Mobile homes: $52,500

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South Shore races chart
  • White alone - 210 (93.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Shore: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Norwegian (13.6%), Irish (10.0%), Swedish (8.8%), Danish (8.5%), English (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1862 feet

Land area: 1.40 square miles.

Population density: 163 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in South Shore:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Shore town:

  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.1%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in South Shore, South Dakota as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Shore to the number of sex offenders is 228 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $895 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (1.0%)

South Shore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (108.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (179.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (515.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stockholm, SD (2.5 miles) , Waverly, SD (2.8 miles) , Strandburg, SD (3.0 miles) , Twin Brooks, SD (3.2 miles) , Marvin, SD (3.3 miles) , La Bolt, SD (3.6 miles) , Summit, SD (3.8 miles ), Kranzburg, SD (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.11 N, Longitude: 96.93 W

Area code: 605

South Shore household income distribution South Shore home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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Average climate in South Shore, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Shore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the South Shore town center caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/18/1983, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Shore-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 93% 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 58.1 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 50.0 miles away from South Shore 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 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from South Shore center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 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 Codington County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Shore topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Shore:

  • South Dakota State University (about 56 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 73 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Ridgewater College (about 91 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 91 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 122 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 123 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 124 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)

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Public elementary/middle schools in South Shore:

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Notable locations in South Shore: South Shore Fire Department (A), South Shore Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in South Shore: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of South Shore (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Lake View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in South Shore: South Punished Womans State Public Shooting Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Codington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.7%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Shore, SD

South Shore 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


South Shore travel time to work - commute


South Shore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Shore town (based on Codington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.96%
Here82.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents37.4%23.3%11.1%9.2%5.9%
Congregations17.9%10.3%15.4%10.3%2.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%1.9%1.6%1.1%6.1%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%33.3%
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: 4
Codington County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Codington County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Codington County:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Codington County:

27.4%
South Dakota:

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

14.7%
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 0$0 1$384
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$214
Water Supply 0$0 1$46
Totals for Government 0$0 5$644

South Shore government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $39,000 ($171.05)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($30.70)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($127.19)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($118.42)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($39.47)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($26.32)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($13.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($131.58)

South Shore government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,000 ($118.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($26.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($26.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($48.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($105.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($13.16)

South Shore government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $54,000 ($236.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($35.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $46,000 ($201.75)

South Shore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $108,000 ($473.68)

7.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.57% ($26,433 average AGI)
from Hamlin County, SD  0.47% ($26,735)
from Clark County, SD  0.36% ($27,237)


7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.96% ($31,740 average AGI)
to Hamlin County, SD  0.41% ($38,326)
to Brookings County, SD  0.34% ($31,639)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Shore:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDR (1480 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD)
  • KWAT (950 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Shore:

  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KDLO-FM (96.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around South Shore:

  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KABY-TV (Channel 9; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K32DK (Channel 32; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

South Shore fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 1987 06:30 PM, Sd 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SOUTH SHORE, +/- 46058 State Highway 20 (Lat: 45.106028 Lon: -96.993028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WPVJ218
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8


Most common first names in South Shore, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl475.5 years
John481.5 years
Harold371.7 years
Erwin370.7 years
Fred381.3 years
Albert285.0 years
Dale276.5 years
Elsie271.0 years
Alvin273.0 years
Amanda290.0 years
Most common last names in South Shore, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Zirbel771.9 years
Kannas584.0 years
Anderson581.0 years
Elshere570.8 years
Schmeling578.7 years
Allison480.5 years
Waege480.5 years
Erickson482.8 years
Beskow481.7 years
Koll471.3 years
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