St. Francis, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 561 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 253  (45.2%)
Females: 308  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  23.7 years
South Dakota median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 57572.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,057 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$25,057
SD:

$54,467

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,892 (it was $7,026 in 2000)

St. Francis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $13,693 (it was $10,600 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$13,693
SD:

$160,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $57,951; Detached houses: $35,154; Mobile homes: $200,453

Median gross rent in 2016: $465.

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  • Races in St. Francis, SD (2010)

    St. Francis races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Francis: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2980 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,547 people per square mile   (low).

St. Francis, South Dakota map

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): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Francis town:

  • Never married: 59.8%
  • Now married: 20.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
South Dakota:

3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $230 (1.5%)

St. Francis satellite photo by USGS

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

St. Francis household income distribution St. Francis home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -145 (-17.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in St. Francis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from St. Francis 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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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 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)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
South Dakota average:

10.5

St. Francis travel time to work - commute St. Francis mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for St. Francis town (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%

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

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 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, Drunken persons involved: 2
May 15, 1992 02:52 AM, Bia 501, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2012, Expiration Date: 05/16/2022, Certifier: Richard Bad MilkRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (7%)

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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

St. Francis on our top lists:

  • #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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