St. Francis, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 568 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 
Males: 257  (45.3%)
Females: 311  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

23.8 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57572.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,037 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$30,037
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,846 (it was $7,026 in 2000)

St. Francis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $23,911 (it was $10,600 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$23,911
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $59,872; detached houses: $36,578; mobile homes: $201,221

Median gross rent in 2017: $476.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Francis: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 53.3%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.9% for American Indian residents, 53.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in St. Francis, SD (2010)
    • 65692.5%American Indian alone
    • 365.1%White alone
    • 131.8%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

Races in St. Francis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in St. Francis, South Dakota as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Francis is 23 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (4.1%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2980 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,566 people per square mile   (low).

St. Francis, South Dakota map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $220 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (133.1 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (270.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (679.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Two Strike, SD (2.2 miles),
Spring Creek, SD (2.5 miles),
Rosebud, SD (2.7 miles ),
Soldier Creek, SD (3.5 miles ),
Parmelee, SD (3.8 miles ),
Kilgore, NE (3.8 miles),
Mission, SD (4.1 miles ),
Crookston, NE (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 100.90 W

Distribution of median household income in St. Francis, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Francis, SD in 2017
St. Francis satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in St. Francis, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (39.6%)
  • Public administration (26.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (30.4%)
  • Public administration (28.3%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (46.7%)
  • Public administration (25.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.5%)
Most common occupations in St. Francis, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Lawyers (5.4%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Woodworkers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (14.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)

Average climate in St. Francis, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Francis-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the St. Francis town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 tornado 32.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Francis-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 44% 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 495.9 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 242.4 miles away from St. Francis 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 105.2 miles away from the city 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 104.9 miles away from St. Francis center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 262.1 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 45.2 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 (13).
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).
St. Francis topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Francis:

  • Chadron State College (about 109 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 133 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 176 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 193 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 194 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Northern State University (about 200 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of South Dakota (about 203 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)

Public high school in St. Francis:

  • ST FRANCIS INDIAN SCHOOL (Location: PO BOX 379, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in St. Francis:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Saint Francis Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Todd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.8 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.5%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

21.2%
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: 0.5% of all households
21 people in other group homes in 2000
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in St. Francis:

Marital status in St. Francis, SD
  • Never married: 58.5%
  • Now married: 21.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in St. Francis:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 21.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
South Dakota average:

10.1

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Francis
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Francis, SD (based on Todd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

12.5%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

37.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. Francis:

47.1%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
St. Francis:

44.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.2%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. Francis:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
St. Francis:

51.3%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.9%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Francis, SD Residents

St. Francis government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $233,000 ($410.21)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($146.13)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($126.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($58.10)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($38.73)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($38.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($35.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($29.93)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($7.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($29.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $64,000 ($112.68)

St. Francis government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($73.94)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($51.06)
    Other: $4,000 ($7.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($29.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($5.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $112,000 ($197.18)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($42.25)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($3.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($158.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($42.25)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($14.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $144,000 ($253.52)
    Property: $105,000 ($184.86)
    Other License: $4,000 ($7.04)

St. Francis government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000 ($697.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $388,000 ($683.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($14.08)

St. Francis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,319,000 ($2322.18)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Francis:

  • K08GF (Channel 8; SPRING CREEK, SD; Owner: TODD COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DIST.)

St. Francis fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 1995 01:24 AM, Bia 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
May 15, 1992 02:52 AM, Bia 501, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in St. Francis)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 379 Oak St (Lat: 43.144694 Lon: -100.903806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQPH268,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2012, Expiration Date: 05/16/2022, Certifier: Richard Bad Milk, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Francis, SD
  • 54.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 8.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Francis, SD
  • 54.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 2.7%Utility gas


St. Francis compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #18 (57572) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #69 (57572) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #78 (57572) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #83 (57572) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #90 (57572) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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