White Rock, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 3 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -83.3%
Males: (27.8%)
Females: (72.2%)
Median resident age:  71.9 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 57260

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,723 (it was $3,750 in 2000)
White Rock:

$24,723
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,143 (it was $22,883 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $20,906 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
White Rock:

$20,906
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $15,063; Detached houses: $15,119
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  • Races in White Rock, SD (2010)

    White Rock races chart
    • 133.3%White alone
    • 133.3%American Indian alone
    • 133.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in White Rock: 74.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 976 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 1.9 people per square mile   (very low).

White Rock, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in White Rock:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in White Rock town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $211 (1.0%)

White Rock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (66.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (173.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (525.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rosholt, SD (2.9 miles ), Wheaton, MN (3.0 miles ), Fairmount, ND (3.1 miles ), Tenney, MN (3.2 miles) , Tintah, MN (3.7 miles) , Campbell, MN (3.8 miles ), Nashua, MN (3.9 miles) , Dumont, MN (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 45.92 N, Longitude: 96.57 W

White Rock household income distribution White Rock home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+157.1%).

Average climate in White Rock, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

White Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the White Rock town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 82% 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 30.9 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 21.7 miles away from White Rock center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city 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 16.7 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 691.2 miles away from White Rock center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.4 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 Roberts County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near White Rock:

  • PHEASANT COUNTRY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WHEATON, MN)
  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER WHEATON Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WHEATON, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Rock:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 25 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 58 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 66 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 67 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 69 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Ridgewater College (about 91 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Roberts 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 2013: 25.0%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.0 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
16 people in nursing homes in 2000

White Rock compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.0
South Dakota average:

10.0

White Rock travel time to work - commute White Rock mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Rock town (based on Roberts County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,27617
Catholic1,5755
Evangelical Protestant1,18914
Other1632
None3,946-
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: 7
Roberts County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Roberts County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Roberts County:

30.9%
South Dakota:

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

18.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$152
Totals for Government 0$0 3$152

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Codington County, SD  0.61% ($23,043 average AGI)


4.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.56% ($21,476 average AGI)
to Codington County, SD  0.42% ($20,750)
to Grant County, SD  0.40% ($17,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Rock:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Rock:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around White Rock:

  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K18DU (Channel 18; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K55FW (Channel 55; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K57BL (Channel 57; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
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