For population 25 years and over in White River:
For population 15 years and over in White River city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (128.7 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (282.7 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (674.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wood, SD (3.8 miles) , Soldier Creek, SD (4.3 miles ), Mission, SD (4.3 miles ), Antelope, SD (4.4 miles ), White Horse, SD (4.5 miles) , Murdo, SD (4.7 miles ), Parmelee, SD (4.7 miles ), Corn Creek, SD (4.8 miles) .
Latitude: 43.57 N, Longitude: 100.75 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.7%).
Work and jobs in White River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in White River, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
White River-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.8 miles away from the White River city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:White River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 80.2 miles away from the city 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 62.4 miles away from White River center
On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1998 at 16:28:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.3 miles away from White River center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 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 Mellette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in White River:
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Public high school in White River:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.2% for American Indian residents, 65.4% 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)
45 people in nursing homes in 2000
White River compared to South Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for White River city (based on Mellette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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White River government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($14,486 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,708 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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White River fatal accident list:
Sep 10, 2007 05:55 PM, Main St, 2nd St, Lat: 43.567814, Lon: -100.748444, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 2005 02:20 AM, Us-83, Sr-44, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 2, 1991 09:20 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in White River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in White River, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: