For population 25 years and over in Tea:
For population 15 years and over in Tea city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,671 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (8.1 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (157.1 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (478.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lennox, SD (2.7 miles ), Harrisburg, SD (2.7 miles ), Sioux Falls, SD (2.8 miles ), Worthing, SD (3.0 miles ), Chancellor, SD (3.0 miles ), Hartford, SD (3.7 miles ), Crooks, SD (3.9 miles ), Davis, SD (3.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 96.84 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 605
Crime in Tea (2003):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Crime in Tea (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: +943 (+118.0%).
Work and jobs in Tea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tea, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tea-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Tea city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tea-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from Tea center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 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 93.5 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 Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Tea:
Airports located in Tea:
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Local government website: WWW.TEASD.COM
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Public high school in Tea:
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Library in Tea:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.203. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 7.6%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Tea compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Tea (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Tea (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
14.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($101,884 average adjusted gross income)
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:
11.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,456 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tea)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tea)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Tea, SD
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.