Strandburg, South Dakota

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Population in 2014: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 43  (62.5%)
Females: 27  (37.5%)
Median resident age:  53.6 years
South Dakota median age:  36.9 years

Zip code: 57265

Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,918 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
Strandburg:

$42,918
SD:

$53,017

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,190 (it was $17,609 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $73,409 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Strandburg:

$73,409
SD:

$152,800

Median gross rent in 2015: $415.

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    • 6995.8%White alone
    • 34.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Strandburg: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Swedish (24.4%), Norwegian (13.3%), Scandinavian (4.4%), Swiss (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 1690 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Strandburg:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strandburg town:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 9.1%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Strandburg, South Dakota as of December 15, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Strandburg to the number of sex offenders is 71 to 1.


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

Strandburg town:  1.3% ($308)
South Dakota:  1.8% ($1,334)

Strandburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (104.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (170.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (506.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Bolt, SD (2.0 miles) , Stockholm, SD (2.1 miles) , South Shore, SD (3.0 miles ), Revillo, SD (3.1 miles) , Albee, SD (3.2 miles) , Waverly, SD (3.3 miles) , Twin Brooks, SD (3.4 miles) , Goodwin, SD (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 45.04 N, Longitude: 96.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Strandburg household income distribution Strandburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (22%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (43%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Strandburg, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Strandburg-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Strandburg town center caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Strandburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 81% 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 55.7 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 142.4 miles away from Strandburg center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 681.8 miles away from the city 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 51.7 miles away from Strandburg 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 189.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Strandburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Strandburg:

  • ST WILLIAMS HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPITAL/AVERA HEALTH - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strandburg:

  • South Dakota State University (about 51 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 64 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 83 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 86 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 89 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 89 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.9. This is worse than average.

City:

91.9
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.1%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
South Dakota average:

10.2

Strandburg travel time to work - commute Strandburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Strandburg town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8243
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Evangelical Protestant2,39110
None--
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: 2
Grant County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Grant County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

15.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.2%
South Dakota:

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

14.6%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$235
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$31
Totals for Government 0$0 4$266

Strandburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $8,000 ($114.29)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($14.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($100.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($14.29)

Strandburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($142.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($71.43)
    Highways: $2,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($57.14)

Strandburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $121,000 ($1728.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($1714.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($14.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $87,000 ($1242.86)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Big Stone County, MN  0.49% ($41,200 average AGI)
from Roberts County, SD  0.49% ($17,600)
from Codington County, SD  0.43% ($25,692)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Codington County, SD  1.16% ($28,917 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.64% ($28,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strandburg:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWAT (950 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSDR (1480 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, SD)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Strandburg:

  • 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)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Strandburg:

  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K32DK (Channel 32; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W0SDW, Previous Call Sign: KC0RWV, Licensee ID: L00832695, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 09/07/2025, Certifier: Steve D Wolterstorff, Registrant: Steve D Wolterstorff, 16332 467th Ave, Strandburg, SD 57265

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (5%)

Strandburg compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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