For population 25 years and over in Vermillion:
For population 15 years and over in Vermillion city:
371 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,955 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (33.4 miles , pop. 85,013).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (115.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (477.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Maskell, NE (2.6 miles) , Obert, NE (2.9 miles) , Newcastle, NE (3.0 miles ), Wynot, NE (3.6 miles) , Elk Point, SD (3.8 miles ), Gayville, SD (3.8 miles ), Westfield, IA (4.1 miles) , St. Helena, NE (4.1 miles) .
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Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 96.93 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Vermin
Daytime population change due to commuting: +126 (+1.2%)
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Vermillion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: -281 (-2.8%).
Work and jobs in Vermillion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Vermillion, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Vermillion-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Vermillion city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/23/2003, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Vermillion-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from Vermillion center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 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 Clay County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Doug Dickey - College football player, Ben Leber - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Dec 7, 1978), Kevin Brady - Politician, Shawn Colvin - Singer-songwriter, Todd Tiahrt - Politician, Robert A. Oden - University president.
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Local government website: www.cityofvermillion.com
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 32.3%
(29.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.3% for American Indian residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 50.5% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Vermillion (based on Clay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Vermillion government finances in 2006(per resident):
14.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,225 average adjusted gross income)
0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
14.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,746 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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Vermillion fatal accident list:
Dec 2, 2006 00:13 AM, 12th St, Lat: 42.778278, Lon: -96.938483, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 11, 2002 10:55 PM, University St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 5, 1983 06:20 PM, 0500000000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 17, 1977 00:37 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 80
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 80
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vermillion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Vermillion, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vermillion)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vermillion)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2013.