Spring Creek, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 268. Population change since 2000: +97.1%
Males: 110  (41.2%)
Females: 158  (58.8%)
Median resident age:  18.4 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 57572

Estimated median household income in 2013: $7,770 (it was $28,194 in 2000)
Spring Creek:

$7,770
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $2,880 (it was $4,045 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $14,292 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Spring Creek:

$14,292
SD:

$138,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $510.

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  • Races in Spring Creek, SD (2010)

    Spring Creek races chart
    • 25494.8%American Indian alone
    • 51.9%Hispanic
    • 41.5%White alone
    • 41.5%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Spring Creek: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2648 feet

Land area: 9.31 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Spring Creek:

  • High school or higher: 102.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 33.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spring Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 79.6%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Spring Creek CDP:  2.0% ($199)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Spring Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (128.8 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (274.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (685.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Francis, SD (2.5 miles ), Two Strike, SD (3.1 miles) , Rosebud, SD (3.5 miles ), Kilgore, NE (3.6 miles) , Nenzel, NE (3.7 miles) , Parmelee, SD (3.8 miles ), Soldier Creek, SD (4.0 miles ), Cody, NE (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 43.12 N, Longitude: 101.02 W

Spring Creek household income distribution Spring Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Spring Creek, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spring Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Spring Creek place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 tornado 27.1 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spring Creek-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 42% 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 490.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 236.2 miles away from Spring Creek center
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 110.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Spring Creek center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 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 Todd County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spring Creek topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Creek:

  • Chadron State College (about 103 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 128 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 172 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 195 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 199 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Northern State University (about 205 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Central Community College (about 206 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)

Public elementary/middle school in Spring Creek:

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Todd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 93.4%
(92.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Spring Creek compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.9
South Dakota average:

10.0

Spring Creek travel time to work - commute Spring Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Spring Creek CDP (based on Todd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,3655
Mainline Protestant7856
Other5111
Evangelical Protestant1956
None6,756-
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: 4
Todd County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

37.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Pennington County, SD  1.24% ($23,677 average AGI)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Pennington County, SD  0.76% ($16,632 average AGI)
to Cherry County, NE  0.44% ($28,909)
to Mellette County, SD  0.40% ($18,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Creek:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Creek:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • KZSD-FM (102.5 FM; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SD PUBLIC B/G TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Creek:

  • K08GF (Channel 8; SPRING CREEK, SD; Owner: TODD COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KZSD-TV (Channel 8; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 220Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
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