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Population in 2012: 530 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +88.6%
Males: 325  (61.4%)
Females: 205  (38.6%)

Median resident age:  28.2 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57270.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,627 (it was $18,583 in 2000)
Veblen:

$20,627
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,490

Veblen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,212 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Veblen:

$30,212
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $33,264; Detached houses: $31,822; In 2-unit structures: $87,648; Mobile homes: $32,972

Median gross rent in 2012: $385.

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  • Hispanic - 281 (52.9%)
  • White alone - 174 (32.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 67 (12.6%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Veblen: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (20.4%), German (15.3%), Czech (7.8%), Irish (5.6%), United States (4.6%), Danish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 6/6/1900

Elevation: 1270 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,727 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Veblen:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Veblen city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.7%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Veblen, South Dakota as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Veblen to the number of sex offenders is 530 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $475 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (1.9%)

Veblen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (73.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (204.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (553.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Claire City, SD (3.0 miles) , Lake City, SD (3.4 miles) , Long Hollow, SD (3.7 miles) , Cayuga, ND (3.9 miles) , Lidgerwood, ND (4.0 miles ), Rutland, ND (4.1 miles ), Havana, ND (4.1 miles) , New Effington, SD (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Area code: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-12.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Veblen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Veblen city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category F3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Veblen-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 93% 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 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Veblen center
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 21.0 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 Marshall County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Veblen, SD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Veblen:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,462)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 74 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 74 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 75 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • South Dakota State University (about 110 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Ridgewater College (about 119 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 123 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Veblen:

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Notable locations in Veblen: Veblen Fire and Rescue (A), Veblen City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.5%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.4% for American Indian residents, 27.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.7%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Veblen, SD

Veblen compared to South Dakota state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Veblen (2011 data):

  • First Savings Bank: Veblen Branch at 123 Main Street, branch established on 1989/08/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Veblen travel time to work - commute


Veblen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Veblen city (based on Marshall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.60%
Here93.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents45.5%23.2%11.2%6.3%5.1%
Congregations27.3%18.2%18.2%4.5%4.5%
NameHutterian BrethrenEvangelical Free Church of AmericaReformed Church in AmericaAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.8%0.9%1.6%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%9.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Marshall County:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Marshall County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

13.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

27.7%
State:

27.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$924
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$100
Sewerage 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,000$24,0008$1,024

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $114,000 ($215.09)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($145.28)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($54.72)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($39.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($32.08)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($22.64)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($18.87)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($15.09)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($3.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($56.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $40,000 ($75.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($35.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($164.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($1.89)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($47.17)
    Total General Sales: $17,000 ($32.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($5.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,000 ($50.94)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($483.02)
    Other NEC: $101,000 ($190.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $114,000 ($215.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($481.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($26.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($181.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($3.77)

5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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:
from Roberts County, SD  0.68% ($31,727 average AGI)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

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:
to Brown County, SD  0.86% ($24,643 average AGI)
to Roberts County, SD  0.86% ($22,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Veblen:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Veblen:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Veblen:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 10493 447th Ave. (Lat: 45.863833 Lon: -97.270833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN384
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • 10493 447th Avenue (Lat: 45.863833 Lon: -97.270833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPVV301
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Se 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Sec 8 Labelle Twp 128 N R 54 W 7 Mi W 1 Mi N (Lat: 45.887194 Lon: -97.458139), Call Sign: WGN845, Licensee ID: L00001677
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2005, Expiration Date: 01/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2011
    Registrant: Otter Tail Power Co, 215 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8531

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7018T , Serial Number: 46618, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Jorden D Hill, Po Box 137, Veblen, SD 57270



Most common first names in Veblen, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1078.0 years
Carl883.2 years
Clarence778.6 years
Leonard677.5 years
Henry676.8 years
Harry581.6 years
Mary582.0 years
Ole587.6 years
Clara478.3 years
Edward466.0 years
Most common last names in Veblen, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1379.2 years
Hill1181.8 years
Anderson1077.1 years
Vrchota880.9 years
Oland884.4 years
Nelson876.6 years
Lee778.1 years
Guy777.4 years
Larson683.4 years
Lien674.3 years
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